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Foster Your Own Super Dog With The EMC SPCA

OAKHURST — Do you have room for a furry temporary houseguest? Do you have a little love and kindness to give to a homeless animal? Learn about foster opportunities with the Eastern Madera County SPCA at one of two informational meetings this month. Find out what support you receive — the EMC SPCA pays for food and some other items ...

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ACT Dogs Of The Week: Meet Merlin And Jafar

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces a pair of pups this week. Meet my fosters Merlin, with lighter blue collar and white on his chest, along with Jafar, sporting the darker blue color collar. These adorable, fun-loving Lab and Doberman mix puppies, about four-months-old, are super sweet and playful. Right now they are 18-20 pounds and ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Jaxon

UPDATE — Aug. 20. Thanks to this post, Jaxon has been adopted to a furever home. Riley says, “Jaxon was the pet of the week last week and someone saw him on Sierra News Online and adopted him. He gets to be an only dog and a pampered dog! He was taken home by an amazing adopter who is buying ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Chula

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces Chula: Hi, my name is Chula! My foster mom says I am about the happiest girl ever. I have a personality that you can’t help but fall in love with. Some medical problems gave everyone a scare, and I am so happy to be alive. I am all better now ...

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Consumer Update: Good Dog, Bad Food

If you consider the family dog, well, family—and are apt to toss him a piece of your food now and then—proceed with caution. Some foods meant for human consumption can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your dog. How are people and animals different when it comes to food? According to Carmela Stamper, D.V.M., a veterinarian at the U.S. Food and ...

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EMC SPCA Seeks Volunteers Who Love Pets

Submitted by Sharon Fitzgerald — OAKHURST — The EMC SPCA would like to invite you to make a contribution to mountain area animals by volunteering to help with local projects. At this time we are establishing a larger foster program and will be holding meetings over the next couple of months to provide information about how to become a foster. ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Hermosa

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces a beautiful spaniel mix: Hi, my name is Hermosa! Could I be any cuter?  I’m not only gorgeous, my personality is very sweet, also. I am a very mellow girl, and I don’t have one mean bone in my body. I love to be held, cuddled and give hugs. Just ...

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Plan Now For Safe Pet Evacuation In Case Of Fire

MOUNTAIN AREA — When fire leads to evacuation, you may have only minutes to react. Notified via text or phone call, or even by a knock on the door, at that moment, you’re expected to grab and go. Quick — where are your pets? What do they need? A little advance planning will reduce stress and increase your chance of ...

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Summer Sweets: EMC SPCA Bake Sales

OAKHURST — Everyone needs a treat, right? A summer tradition continues that’s of special note to anyone with a sweet tooth and everyone who loves animals: the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) will be positioned outside True Value in Oakhurst on Saturday, July 15 and 29, and August 12 and 26 with all kinds of delicious temptations designed to ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Pecan

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces likely Vizsla/pit bull-mix, Pecan: Hi! I’m a super-sweet girl with an amazingly calm yet go-with-the-flow energy. I weigh between 50 and 60 pounds. The ACT team thinks I am a Vizsla-mix because I have half a tail and a beautiful red/golden coloring. Vizslas originated in Hungary and are known as ...

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