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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.

Choose the Best Food for Your Dog

Choose the Best Food for Your Dog

(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!)

Being a dog owner is a big job and ensuring that your dog receives the correct nutrition is a key part of that job. Here are some quick and easy tips that will help you make the best choice for your pet while they savor their mealtime with you even more:

Pet First Aid Class

Pet First Aid Class

Dogs and cats are more than pets—they’re family! And just like any other member of the family, pets deserve to be cared for and protected. That’s why the American Red Cross has developed the Dog and Cat First Aid Program.

Join us for the upcoming three-hour class at the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center on Monday, December 10th from 6pm-9pm. 

Cost is $65/person, and space is limited. Register by contacting Jill Gregory at (716) 878-2382 or jill.gregory@redcross.org.

Erie County SPCA Halloween Special

Erie County SPCA Halloween Special

A Statement Released by the Erie County SPCA

Hurricane Sandy can force East Coast animal shelters to close, leaving many animals with nowhere to go. The SPCA Serving Erie County may be called upon to help. In fact, Hurricane Sandy may cause animal rescue and housing emergencies right here at home. For these reasons, we're clearing the kennels to make room for dogs who fall victim to this howling storm.  Take advantage of this ghoulishly-great Halloween special!

Howling Halloween Special!
October 29 - October 31
ALL DOGS 5 MONTHS AND OLDER at the SPCA SERVING ERIE COUNTY:  $31.00
(Dogs 10 and older: as always, adoption fee waived)

See the SPCA's available dogs at YourSPCA.org!