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Kitten Shower to Welcome the Pitter Patter of Little Paws

Kitten Shower to Welcome the Pitter Patter of Little Paws

Kitten season is in full swing, and area shelters and rescue groups are flooded with tiny, mewing kittens.  On June 30, 2012, the Maddie’s® Pet Rescue Project is hosting its annual Kitten Shower from 11:00 – 2:00 at the Galleria Mall near the Apple Store.  The City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, SPCA Serving Erie County, and Ten Lives Club will be present with cats of all ages and colors.  In addition, the SPCA Humane Education Department will have crafts for kids and educational materials for adopters.

2 Your Pet: Help One Year Old Douglas

Douglas is a one year old mixed-breed dog who is looking for a good home. He has been living in a foster home for several months.

His foster mother says that he is a friendly and active dog and gets along great with other dogs and kids.

For more information, you can visit the Buffalo Animal Shelter's Website, or call (716) 851-5694.

May Dates Announced for Free Rabies Clinics in Erie County

May Dates Announced for Free Rabies Clinics in Erie County

ERIE COUNTY, NY— Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein and Erie County Legislator Lynn Marinelli (District 3) announced that upcoming rabies clinics will be held in the month of May. The clinics, conducted by the County Department of Health in association with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA Serving Erie County, provide free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats, and ferrets.

“We must protect families and their pets from rabies, and these free clinics are a great way to do that,” said Poloncarz.

2 Your Pet: Help Find a Home for Milton

 

2 Your Pet returns this week with Milton. 

Milton is just over a year old and has been living in a foster home. His foster mother says he is a great family pet and that he enjoys playing with all sorts of balls and toys. 

For more information on how you can adopt Milton, contact the Buffalo Animal Shelter at (716) 851-5694. 

Or you can email his foster mother Ruth at: buchholz122@roadrunner.com

 

Viva Las Vegas to feature Vegas-style games and entertainment

Viva Las Vegas to feature Vegas-style games and entertainment

With the skyrocketing cost of airfare, Western New Yorkers looking to visit Las Vegas may not be able to afford the expense.  Viva Las Vegas is the next best thing.  Taking place on April 19, 2012 at the Tonawanda Castle, Viva Las Vegas will feature casino games such as poker and roulette that guests will play with faux money.  It will also feature Vegas-style entertainment as well as hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and drinks.  Proceeds from Viva Las Vegas will benefit the Maddie’s® Pet Rescue Project’s efforts to end the euthanasia of shelter dogs and cats in Erie County.

Viva Las Vegas kicks off at 6:30pm with performances by Miss Gay Pride Buffalo 2011, Veronica Lace, as well as top Elvis impersonator Patrick Johnson.  At the end of the evening, the three guests with the highest amount of chips will win one of three prizes: a complimentary night at the award winning Mansion on Delaware, a $100 gift certificate to Orville’s,

Too Cute

Too Cute

Thank you, Julie Strong, for sending Bella's picture to WGRZ-2 Your Town.