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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Fall has arrived!  The harvesting of this year’s crop of catnip in the garden is well underway much to the delight of our six felines.  Fresh or dried this is their drug of choice.  Six roly-poly felines getting down and chilled is always an amusing encounter. The milkweed growing in our garden has attracted multiple

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Brush Your Dog’s Teeth Daily

As a pet owner, you are probably more concerned about keeping your dog’s vaccinations up-to-date than you are about maintaining the oral health of your dog’s teeth. It is just as important to remember to brush your dog’s teeth daily. Unfortunately, dogs are subjected to the same dental problems as humans. Your dog can develop

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Cats & Catnip – A Match Made in Heaven

As most cat owners know: cats are crazy for catnip. Give kitties some catnip and most of them will be rolling about in a state of ecstasy within seconds. Why do they do that? Here are a few interesting facts about catnip and its effects on your feline friend. • Catnip’s effect on cats was

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Ferret Fun – Should Your Family Buy a Furry Friend?

Most families choose to add a furry friend to their home at some point. It’s no surprise, really. There are a number of benefits to owning a pet, but adopting an animal is also a huge responsibility. If you’ve been thinking about buying a ferret, there are a few things that you need to know

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History & Horses

What would it be like to step back in time, as horse fanciers, to experience Canada’s Confederation on July 1, 1867.    Certainly we can assume that in 1867 everyone had a relationship with horses. My mother was born in 1923 and although that was 56 years after Confederation it was still a time when

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

A month has sailed past since the arrival of Sunshine our stray cat that gifted us with 3 kittens.  At 5 weeks the bundles of fluff have already earned their ninja papers as they climb and investigate everything in sight including pant legs. Ouch!   Spinnaker loves buttered toast.  Dogs have 1700 taste buds compared

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Bel is Still Missing – Since July 4th, South of Bancroft

STILL MISSING since July 4th from L’Amable, a 10-minute drive south of Bancroft.  Bel’s color is white and beige.  Her weight is approximately 15 pounds.  Bel has lots of freckles on her belly and she does not have a lot of hair.  If she is still wearing her pink/purple collar, the owner’s cell number is

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Tips on Boating with Dogs

As soon as we mention the word “boat” my dog, JJ, runs around the house while we get our stuff ready, to make us hurry up so we can go. Dogs like nature and being outside probably more than we humans do! Many dogs love boating, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or just being out on the

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