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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village to Host Pet-A-Palooza

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village to Host Pet-A-Palooza

 

Wagging tails and wet noses will fill the trails at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village on Saturday, Aug. 24, as Pet-A-Palooza returns from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring your dog along and shop for fun toys, treats and more. 

Pet-A-Palooza is a celebration of pets of all kinds, from dogs and cats to guinea pigs and reptiles. Brought to you in conjunction with Open Arms Rescue of WNY, visitors will learn about and visit local rescue organizations, and maybe even go home with a new best friend! Lectures and training sessions will also be available on-site, and the event will feature pet contests, raffles and prize giveaways.

Visit Pet Connection’s Booth at the Erie County Fair

Visit Pet Connection’s Booth at the Erie County Fair

 

Animal lovers across Western New York are encouraged to visit the Pet Connection Programs Inc. booth at the Erie County Fair, Aug. 7-18, and pick up one of the shelter’s popular pet totes packed with goodies for man’s best friend! Pet Connection will once again be located in the Fair’s Bazaar Building.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 13 Events

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 13 Events

 

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a popular Western New York tradition featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, is open for the 2013 season! Hours at the open-air market, a program of the Elmwood Village Association, are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

Breaking Mews: Maddie’s Pet Rescue Project to Host Annual Kitten Shower

Breaking Mews: Maddie’s Pet Rescue Project to Host Annual Kitten Shower

Kitten season is in full swing, and area shelters and rescue groups are being flooded with tiny, mewing kittens.  On June 15, 2013, the Maddie’s® Pet Rescue Project is hosting its annual Kitten Shower from 1:00 – 4:00 at the Galleria Mall on the lower level near the Apple Store.  The City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, HEART, SPCA Serving Erie County, and Ten Lives Club will be present with kittens of all ages and colors.

A gift registry has been created to help the Maddie's Project partners care for the hundreds of homeless kittens taken in every spring and summer.  Adopters are encouraged to bring items from the wish list including:

2 oz nursing bottles

Blankets and towels

Kitten Milk Replacer

Litter (non-clumping)

Litter pans

Plastic cat carriers

Scratching posts

Create Pet-safe Spaces, Inside and Out

Create Pet-safe Spaces, Inside and Out

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Responsible pet ownership means making smart choices for your cat or dog. Whether looking to update your garden or renovate your home, making environmentally conscious decisions helps to reduce a pet's paw print and enriches the lives of our furry friends and the people who love them. Purina has partnered with Evergreen, an organization committed to building sustainable green cities, to offer a few easy updates that will help pet owners do their part for the environment.

Dogs Are Family Too To Celebrate All Things Dog

Dogs Are Family Too To Celebrate All Things Dog

As dog owners can attest, dogs are an integral part of the family.  Black Dog, Second Chance will be celebrating the relationship that pet owners have with their dog at the 2nd annual Dogs Are Family Too event.  Dogs Are Family Too will be taking place on Saturday, June 1 from 12 – 5 at the Harlem Road Community Center in Snyder.

Dogs Are Family Too will feature a variety of pet-related vendors and agility demonstrations, along with pet photos by Wild Eye Photos.  In addition, dogs will be available for adoption from various local rescue groups. 

Throughout the day, live music will be playing and Chiavetta’s chicken dinners will be available for $12.  Presale tickets can be purchased for chicken dinners for just $10.  Dinners can also be purchased for the Buffalo City Mission which volunteers will deliver right to their door.   

Certified Pre-Owned Pets Event to Feature All Models of Pets

Certified Pre-Owned Pets Event to Feature All Models of Pets

It only happens once a year.  The Maddie’s Pet Rescue Project is hosting Certified Pre-Owned Pets, an adoption event at the West Herr Used Car Outlet, 5535 Transit Rd in Williamsville.  Taking place on May 4th from 11:00 – 3:00, Certified Pre-Owned Pets will feature all makes and models.  Pet owners are sure to find their perfect companion from amongst dozens of dogs and cats. 

To help move precious inventory, Black Dog, Second Chance, the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, HEART, Second Chance Sheltering Network, the SPCA Serving Erie County, and Ten Lives Club will be discounting adoption fees to a fraction of their true value.  In addition to spay/neuter surgery and up to date vaccinations, all certified pre-owned pets come with standard four paw drive and a 100,000 smile guarantee.