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Missing white dog

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

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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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

I arrived home last night to the announcement of a new arrival. Isolated in the family room awaited a sweet, stray cat obviously not feral.  Our other six felines heartily disapproved of this new guest complaining that our home is becoming a home for wayward cats.  Last fall another red feline strayed into our garage

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Tips for Your High-Energy Dog

Some dogs can’t get enough exercise on a tie-out or even in what kennels creatively call a “run.” A dog like this was born to run! In your neighborhood Daily walks help cement your relationship with your dog. Not only do they let you do something together and help burn energy, but they let her

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Communicating with Animals

Imagine if we could understand what animals were thinking? What if we could communicate with them, how would that change our world? For many people this idea that humans could communicate with animals is farfetched, but after learning of the amazing story of a leopard named Spirit, more and more people might ponder the thought

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Cottage season has arrived and with it a healthy dose of mosquitoes, ticks, fleas and black flies.  On route to our cottage with our four dogs several years ago we stopped in the local village for groceries.  Christi stood outside the auto to stretch her legs with the car still running and the air conditioner

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New Location for the Paw Spa

Since opening the doors in 1990 The Paw Spa has been making pets look and feel great! Now Shirley Manning and her groomers at The Paw Spa are moving to a new location, where they can continue offering exceptional services for your pet. From shampoos to facial scrubs, nail trimming to ear cleaning there is

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Jack Russell in front yard

The Simple Way to Satisfy Your High-Energy Dog

Piper loves to run.  And run.  And run. She loves to jump, too. Sixty pounds of Greyhound/German Shepherd mix, she leaves a wake of broken lamps and vases behind her as she bounds around the house. She also loves guests. She loves to greet them. She loves to draw them into games and races. She

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