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Important info for pets you love…Heat – Pavement -and BBQ’ing Safety

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Every year, countless dogs die after being locked in vehicles. On a hot day, the car can reach deadly temperatures in just minutes. A quick stop at the grocery store or post office can quickly turn into a tragedy for your pet. Cats and dogs are especially vulnerable because they cool off through the pads on their paws and by panting. In extreme heat they can experience liver, nerve or brain damage, heart problems, and even death. BOTTOM LINE – SEE SOMETHING….SAY SOMETHING – CALL 911. YOU MAY SAVE A LIFE  Don’t forget the heat also affects the pavement our…

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Shelter Shoe Collection Drive to Raise $ for Pets/Programs & Reduce What Goes In Landfills

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The Animal Shelter Inc. of Sterling, MA is running a shoe collection drive starting NOW through May 14th 2016 – to raise funds for our pets and programs. We’ll earn funds based on the number of pairs collected as Funds2Orgs will purchase all of the donated goods. Those dollars will benefit the shelters pets and programs. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes  simply drop them off at the shelter! All donated shoes will then be redistributed throughout the Funds2Orgs network of micro-enterprise partners in developing nations. Funds2Orgs helps impoverished people start, maintain and grow businesses…

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WE NEED YOUR HELP TO HELP 3 PUPPIES – WHO ALL NEED MAJOR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

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Jeez – When it rains it pours – and bad things truly happen in 3’s 🙁 … the week AFTER we received the news that Greg and Bobby both needed orthopedic surgery to correct their knee/s – Canelo came to us from Puerto Rico…. Sadly our vet noticed he was having problems walking…. (thankfully after a dose or two of “doggie aspirin” he was doing a LITTLE better) and off to the Sterling VCA he went for x-rays…. Canelo is the 3rd puppy in 2 weeks who is in desperate need of major orthopedic surgery – and at an enormous…

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Bobby and Greg desperately NEED YOUR HELP… for New Knees

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Bobby and Greg desperately NEED YOUR HELP… for new knees…. Please share with others and help us raise the much needed $ to help them run and play like the puppies they deserve to be… Can you help give our baby boys a Second Chance at a Happy Healthy ACTIVE Life?   Meet these adorable baby brothers –  Greg and Bobby! They are about 4 months old and look like they are some sort of shepherd mix. After safely being rescued from euthanasia in Louisiana, these baby boys were in foster care until they could come to our shelter in…

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