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Nevada Humane Society Adoptable Pet of the Week Anya
Anya is a quiet, calm kitty who likes to sit on laps and be brushed. She is good with kids and well-socialized. She will give you plenty of love and affection. Will you take her home today? Halloween Adoption Promotion – through Nov. 1 Adult dogs: $30 Adult cats: $15 (4 months and older, excluding specially priced dogs) Kittens under 4 months: $60 Puppies under 4 months: $100 Dogs and cats 10 years or older: $25 Seniors for seniors (humans 55 ...
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Treating pets to better health with insurance
When money is tight, pet insurance may not be a priority but it could prove useful for those who like the idea of being reimbursed for routine visits to the veterinarian or to help cover necessary surgery or treatment as harsh as chemotherapy. Officer manager and licensed vet tech Julie Kirby of Sparks-based Kreature Komforts Animal Hospital estimates that about 10 percent of her clients have insurance for their pets and that it provides them ...
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Hard times hit the pets
Tom Jacobs sees the emotional toll of the economy on pets. He watched as a couple walked teary eyed in to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals facility Monday morning to surrender their Jack Russell terriers because they cannot support them. “Animals can sense that the humans have given up on them,” said Jacobs, director of the Nevada SPCA. “It’s hard on them.” It’s a typical story, Jacobs said. There’s not enough money and the...
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Missing Pet of the Week
This neutered male, brown tabby domestic shorthaired cat is estimated to be 14 years old. He has been at the Nevada Humane Society shelter since Sept. 27. The owner can call the shelter at 856-2000.
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Nevada Humane Society Adoptable Pet of the Week Heinz
Heinz has lots of energy and he is very playful and active. He is affectionate and eager to please. He will need a home with someone who will give him lots of exercise. He enjoys being petted and will show you affection in return. He is confident and outgoing. Will you adopt him today? Real Housepets of Washoe County promotion – through Oct. 18 Adult dogs: $45 Adult cats: $10 (Four months and older, excluding specially priced dogs) Kittens und...
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How to own an exotic pet in Washoe County
Washoe County Animal Services defines an exotic animal as any bear, canine, feline, hoofed animal, marsupial, primate, raptor and reptile. The process of owning an exotic animal in Washoe County requires numerous steps. Besides a non-refundable $50 application fee, applicants must include a plot plan, which shows the location of the animal enclosure on the property. Also required is a drawing of the animal enclosure, showing in detail the type...
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Nala
Nala is a mellow snuggle bug who purrs loudly and loves to be petted. She is very shy and timid at first so she would do best in a quiet home. She is sweet and quiet. Won’t you take her home today? Nala is available for adoption from the Nevada Humane Society. Adoption fees Adult cats and dogs (4 months and older, excluding specially priced dogs): $50 Adult cats (4 months and older): $50 Kittens under 4 months: $60 Puppies under 4 months: $100...
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Missing Pet of the Week
This white duck, whose age is unknown, was lost and is now available for rescue by a Washoe County Regional Animal Services Rescue Organization or for adoption through the Nevada Humane Society. It has been at the shelter since Sept. 30. Call the Nevada Humane Society at 856-2000 if you are interested in adopting this animal. The shelter is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except holidays).
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Yipping, Yapping, Snapping, Snarling
Washoe County animal services manager talks about dealing with dogs that just won’t keep quiet.
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Nevada Humane Society Adoptable Pet of the Week Jill
“Jill is a gorgeous middle-aged Siamese cat who can be shy at times but is very sweet and loving. She is not fond of being held but she loves to be petted. She gets along with other cats in a submissive way. She is affectionate and mellow. Won’t you take her home today?”
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All animals go to heaven
Across the United States and beyond, furry heads everywhere are bowing for a blessing. Oct. 4 marks the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, an Italian saint who had a special place in his heart for animals. The 12th century holy man wrote of his love for the birds and even tells a story of giving up his hovel so that a donkey could escape the cold. In honor of the saint, the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe is hosting the area’s first pet blessing....
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Nevada Humane Society’s Adoptable Pet of the Week: Papi
Papi is 9 pounds of love. He is a male kitty who loves affection and long naps in the sun. He loves to purr when you hold him and enjoys being rubbed behind the ears. He promises to always love you if only you would adopt him and give him a forever home. The Nevada Humane Society is open Sunday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. They are also open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Humane Society is located at 2825 Longley Lane in R...
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Washoe County Animal Services Missing Pet of the Week
This green parrot of unknown age was found by Washoe County Regional Animal Services on Sept. 17. Possible owners must bring proof of ownership to Washoe County Regional Animal Services located at 2825 Longley Lane. If the bird is not redeemed by an owner, when it has completed its stray holding time, it may be adopted through the Nevada Humane Society or by a Washoe County Regional Animal Services Rescue Organization. The shelter is open Mond...
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Washoe County Animal Services missing pet of the week
I am a female, tortab Domestic Shorthair cat. I am estimated to be 4 months old. I was recovered on the street and have been at Washoe County Animal Services since Sept. 8.
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Nevada Humane Society’s Adoptable Pet of the Week: Noah
“Hello, I’m Noah! I am a seasoned pooch but I still act like a puppy. I am very playful and enjoy a good game of fetch. I am very willing to please! Won’t you take me home?”
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12 tips to help you find your lost pet from Washoe County An...
•If your pet is wearing identification with your phone number on it, make sure you are available to answer your phone. •Search the neighborhood surrounding your home as your pet may not have traveled far. Ask your neighbors, postal carriers and delivery drivers if they have seen an animal matching your pet's description. •Visit the Washoe County Regional Animal Services (WCRAS) as soon as possible. Washoe County Animal Services officers pick u...
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Nevada Humane Society’s Adoptable Pet of the Week Lovey
“Hello, I’m Lovey. I am a special girl who loves to take long naps and lick your hands. I will give you kisses all day long! I am the sweetest cat you will ever meet. I match my name completely! Won’t you take me home today?” (Lovey #130667)
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Dog group to host pet grooming demonstration
On Monday, the Northern Nevada Australian Shepherd Club (NNASC) will hold its monthly meeting. NNASC is sanctioned by the Australian Shepherd Club of America, whose performance events are open to all breeds. The club has been actively holding agility, herding and obedience trials, as well as conformation shows for more than 15 years. They are also planning fall and winter activities that will include obedience training and agility practice. Al...
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Rescued-dog photo calendar contest
The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe (HSTT) is having a photo contest for its 2010 calendar. The HSTT is putting together a calendar for the upcoming year and is asking for photo submissions. This year’s calendar theme is “Rescued dogs of Truckee-Tahoe.” Humane society staff are urging anyone who wants to enter a photo to take advantage of Tahoe’s picturesque scenery, get the dog out and about, snap some photos and send them to the Humane Socie...
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