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December 15, 2018 in Advocacy, News

Did YOU Know Our Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic ALSO Fixes Rabbits-Mice and Rats? Oh My!

Effective 9/1/19 our on-site spay/neuter clinic is NOW offering low cost spay/neuter for : Rabbits male $225 and female $275 from 4 months - 4 years of age Why Should I Spay or Neuter My RABBIT? Rats females $100 and males $75 from 4 months to 1 year of age - Why should I neuter my RAT? Mice males $75 only 4 months to 1 year of age  we do NOT spay female mice Why Should I Neuter my MICE? In general there are plenty of reasons to spay/neuter your small pets - whether its a mouse/rat or rabbit. ...…
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June 17, 2014 in Advocacy, News


A retractable leash is not so much a leash as it is a length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device housed inside a plastic handle. The handles of most retractable leashes are designed to fit comfortably in a human hand. A button on the handle controls how much of the cord is extended. Retractable leashes are popular primarily because they aren't as confining as regular leashes, allowing dogs more freedom to sniff and poke around on walks. But unfortunately, there are many downsides to this type of leash. 10 Reasons Not to Use a Retractable Leash 1. The…
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November 16, 2017 in EVENTS, News, top story


PLEASE NOTE: The shelter technically opens at 11 a.m. Tuesday - Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday/Sunday However, if we have pets going up for adoption and expect to be busy which is the case most weeks we try to open a bit earlier as the line can be quite long and as a safety and courtesy to the neighborhood- school buses and people going to work we do try to open as early as possible (normally between 9:30-10:30 depending on the day and number of animals - but it completely depends on how long it takes our team to feed…
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September 12, 2017 in Advocacy, News, Pet Behavior


The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has revised its previous 2015 position statement on declawing to strongly OPPOSE DECLAWING CATS as an elective procedure. Do you really KNOW what is involved with declawing a cat?? Great info for CLAW COUNSELING: Helping cat owners live alongside cats with claws If your not familiar with NAIL CAPS for cats (and even dogs) click here for a list of all sorts of options, brands, sizes, colors and pricing. There are countless options out there these days - From metallic colors, solid, neon, GLOW IN THE DARK to french manicure style...your pet/s can…
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May 23, 2019 in News

Koi Fish Rescue & Adoption Services

Koi Fish Rescue & Adoption Services - Established May 2019  With the completion of our BEAUTIFUL NEW pond we are now offering a new rescue and adoption program and this one ISN'T for the furry family members!This program is for our finned friends Koi Rescue & Adoption Services. We understand that there are many reasons someone might not be able to care for their Koi fish. As with many animals we rescue and adopt out, there comes a time when the most humane thing to do is let them find a better home, a home that can better care for them,…
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April 2, 2017 in Pet Behavior

Feline Behavior Problems: House Soiling and Many Other Behavior/Medical Issues to be Aware of…

House soiling is the most common behavior problem reported by cat owners. The solution to your cat?s problem will depend on the underlying causes of their behavior. It is also one of the most common reasons for a pet owner to surrender their cat to our shelter. Why do cats eliminate outside the litter box? Your cat may have litter box trouble for any number of reasons, including medical problems, an aversion to the litter box, or a preference for urinating or defecating in places outside the box.     Medical Problems Any medical condition that interferes with a cats…
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June 28, 2011 in Pet Behavior

Pet Behavior Problems

The dog won't listen... That?s what obedience classes are for. Most of the ?chain? pet stores (Petco/Petsmart/Especially for Pets) and often the local animal shelters offer obedience classes for a very nominal fee. Our shelter works with and refers dogs/puppies to a local trainer - Patty?Bolack - Certified Dog Trainer at There is no such thing as a dog that cannot be trained to be a well-behaved member of the household. Most canines thrive when given basic obedience training. Dogs have been bred for thousands of years to be a ?help? to humans, therefore, it?s only a matter of…
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