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Shakespeare Animal Fund asks for support
Applause for Paws benefit will help the nonprofit raise funds
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When Spot makes a spot
The battle between dog and carpet enters new territory
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: KK
KK is a handsome guy whose needs are simple: napping and occasional playtime. He can be shy when he first meets you, but will be your best friend once he gets to know you. KK likes spending some of his time with people and then wandering off to find a warm spot for some alone time. Consider making KK part of your family today. Hot Cars, Cool Cats adoption promotion July 31-Aug. 9 Through Saturday, adult cats are free for adoption. After Saturd...
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Missing pet of the week
My name is Buckeye and I am a spayed, female, black and white border collie mix. I am estimated to be 9 years old. I have been at the shelter since July 15. My ID number is A105776. The shelter staff says I’m one of those dogs who rarely comes along and is very warm-hearted. I’m good with all people, including children. I need a home with people who will walk me every day and give me a warm bed to sleep in. I am so sweet, that I won’t let you ...
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Parks and Rec offers dog training classes
SPARKS — Curb your dog’s bad habits and establish good conduct through a six-week obedience class taught by professional dog trainer Guy Yeaman. Participants will learn the commands of sit, stand, stay, heel and more Classes are held Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Parks and Recreation Gymnasium at 98 Richards Way. There is still time to register for the summer session, which runs through Aug. 23. The next session begins Aug. 30. The cost per ...
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Missing Pet of the Week
I am a neutered male, brown tabby and white domestic shorthair. I am estimated to be 11 years old. I have been at the shelter since July 7. I was lost but my owner has not found me so I am now available for rescue by a Washoe County Regional Animal Services rescue organization or for adoption through the Nevada Humane Society. Call the Nevada Humane Society at 856-2000 if you are interested in adopting this animal. Reference ID No. A164859. Th...
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‘Out of Africa’ at the Animal Ark
“Out of Africa” offers guests a gala evening of exotic foods, cool refreshments and plenty of fun.
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Dog Days of Summer at Cabela’s this weekend
Event features free dog training, obedience and dog first aid/CPR seminars
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Throttle
Throttle is a friendly dog with lots of get up and go.
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Dogs on the run
Then, my cell phone rang. It was my roommate. The dogs had escaped, he said ... again.
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Missing Pet of the Week
I am a silver and yellow parakeet. My age is unknown. I have been at the shelter since Sunday. If you are my owner, bring proof of ownership to Washoe County Regional Animal Services. My ID number is A165141. If I am not redeemed by my owner, when I have completed my stray holding time I might be adopted through the Nevada Humane Society or by a Washoe County Regional Animal Services rescue organization. The shelter is open Monday through Satu...
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ASPCA offers hot weather safety tips for pets
With northern Nevada summer temperatures once again on the rise, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is reminding pet parents and animal lovers how to keep pets safe and healthy during summer’s dog (and cat) days.
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Jody
Jody is a well-mannered, quiet, calm dog. She is affectionate and playful and knows how to sit, shake and lay down.
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Missing pet of the week
My name is Summer and I am a spayed female, brown tabby and white domestic longhair. I have been at the shelter since Tuesday and am estimated to be 13 years old.
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Photo exhibit gives new ‘Pawspective’
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the images will help animals at the Nevada Humane Society
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Help make the 10th annual Art Paws & Bark Fest a success
RENO — Donations are still being sought for Artown’s 10th annual Art Paws & Bark Fest on July 18 at the McKinley Arts & Cultural Center. The silent auction has for the past several years been the biggest money maker for the animal organizations that receive proceeds from the event, including the Tahoe-Truckee Humane Society. This event depends on sponsorships and donations from individuals and businesses. The Tahoe-Truckee Humane Society and t...
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‘Hunt for the Facts’ at Animal Ark sanctuary
RENO — Enjoy a fun, educational experience at the “Hunt for the Facts” scavenger hunt, July 24 at Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and Nature Center. Participants will test their knowledge and learn new facts about wildlife as they tour the center with a questionnaire in hand, hunting for the answers. Animal Ark will supply everything needed to assist guests with their “junior keeper” experience. Docents will be available to share facts and stori...
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