Porky and Buddy
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Buddy and Porky Pet Health – Time For Some After Summer Research

Did you know that you can go to a website called SciStarter.com and sign up to receive information about how to participate in science projects all over the world that are looking for citizen participation? SciStarter has hundreds of such projects on every topic imaginable, but if you search under the category of animals and then specify dogs or cats you will find specific research looking at aspects of companion animals, pet behavior, pet health, and one project that studies the ability of people to accurately identify breeds of dog in a mixed breed dog (Hint: Most people are terrible at it.) […]

Tamara
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Pet of the Week – Tamara

This sweet young lady, about two years old, is just looking for someone to snuggle up with all day long (or whenever you’re available). She can be a little shy at first, but she comes up to the office staff for pets and nice scratches behind her ears. She is independent and quiet, not one of those pushy attention seeking cats. […]

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – The Truth About Pit Bulls

I just submitted an application to adopt a pit bull puppy from one of the pit bull rescues in our area. I know that they have a hard time being adopted because of all the myths about them (and because they are, let’s face it, a little homely, so I thought I would do my part to save one. Now my next door neighbor isn’t speaking to me and threatened to call the police if I bring the dog home. […]

Marble
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Pet of the Week – Marble

This little lady is soft and has marbled-coloring to her coat. OK, so her name is Marble, sorry we made it that obvious, but this kitty is really the cat’s meow! Marble is a polite young adult who loves to be petted all day long. She’s even quick to show off her beautiful recently-spayed belly! (And she has a tattoo to prove it!) […]

Trinket
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Pet of the Week – Trinket

She was once lost, alone in the world with no one to care for her. A kindly person gave her food and shelter, and made sure she wasn’t sickly. She showed her appreciation with leg-rubbins and noggin nuzzles – and those haven’t stopped yet! Trinket is ready for a forever home. […]

Finnick snuggles
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Pet of the Week – Finnick

Finnick is almost 5 months old and strikingly handsome with beautiful orange stripes with white toes and under-belly. He’s a polydactyl cat, meaning he has extra toes. So his feet are big, which is very cute. He gets along well with cats of all ages, but in his heart of hearts he really is a people cat. […]