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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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Pets And People Come Together In A Time Of Need

OAKHURST– The Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) has opened emergency animal shelters for small companion animals co-located with Red Cross shelters. Some larger animals are being sheltered at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds while others are at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. “The first fire we did here was in 2013, called the Carstens Fire and we had about 70 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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ACT Dog Of The Week: It’s A Two-fer (Two-fur?)

The Animal Compassion Team foster and adoption program introduces a pair of litter mates who can be adopted as a pair or apart. Meet Melody and Millie: We are four-month-old chihuahua and terrier mixes who are just so cute. Our foster mom says we are some of her favorite puppies ever, and we are just such well behaved little girls. ...

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Marcus Mazzaferri Rescue: Happy To Be Alive

YOSEMITE — When Marcus Mazzaferri set off from Campo, California at the southern terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) on April 1, his plan was to hike the all the way to the other end at Manning Park in British Columbia, Canada. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail is a long-distance hike closely aligned with the highest portion of the ...

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Cold Water Rescue After Vehicle Overturns Into Creek

OAKHURST — At 10:52 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, emergency crews responded to reports of a vehicle that had driven off the side of the road, and overturned into the swift moving water of China Creek. According to CHP at the scene, the SUV was traveling eastbound on Road 426 approaching Road 425B when, for unknown reasons, it left the ...

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What To Do If You Find A Fawn

MOUNTAIN AREA — Even as the summer sun beats down on the trees and grassland, fawns are being born to mule deer in the foothills and higher elevations, and stumbling around sleepy-eyed in their first few weeks of life. The small, spotted, delicate creatures are vulnerable to predators and, as it turns out, humans are among the species that can be dangerous to ...

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