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Blessing of the Animals Set at Fulton church

FULTON, NY – First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., will host the third annual Blessing of the Animals service on September 21 at 2 p.m.

Weather permitting, the service will be held in the church parking area.

If the weather is unkind, they will meet in the Fellowship Hall.

Pets need to be under the control of their owners.

Treats will be served for both pets and humans.

We are pleased that police officer Shaun Smith, a Canine Officer with Fulton Police Department, will be with us with his canine, Doyle, to share with us.

First United Church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA and the Presbyterian Church (USA). The congregation is active in the greater Fulton community through the Greater Fulton Area Council of Christian Churches and other avenues of sharing.

The facility offers hearing assistance, and it is accessible to those who are physically handicapped.

Sunday worship takes place each week at 11 a.m.

For further information about the First United Church and its Open Doors Neighborhood Center, contact Rev. David Nethercott at First United Church at 592-2707 or [email protected]

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  1. This is very awesome! The young adults will get a lot out of this. I remember years ago when the officers of Fulton brought their canines to the Fulton Memorial Building and was demonstrating on how to walk our dogs the proper way. Always on the left leave a little slack of the leash hanging down if the dog gets out of control tap him and he will come to a halt. I went to this because at the time I had an alaskanmalamute and even though he was the runt of the liter he was stocky and very strong , yes I did have to use a choker collar on him but I always walked him on my left. Since then I have always remembered this and when I rescued a lab he had German Shepard in him also. I walked him on the left with the leash hanging down and he would feel the extended leash tap him and he would stop! Someone else trained him the same way, he had to be euthanized cause he ended up with hip dysphasia . Now I have a mixed terrier and I walk her the same way ,it’s not that easy with her. But she is 2 yrs.old I still have time to train her the same way. From Cindy Mulcahey

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