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Dog Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic

MARIPOSA – All of those interested in teaching your dogs rattlesnake avoidance are invited to a clinic to be held on Sept. 26, and possibly Sept. 27, 2020 if there is enough interest. The clinic will be from 9 am to 4 pm. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The cost will be $85 per dog and only cash or check ...

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Visitors to the Forest Should Always be “Bear Aware.”

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Bears are attracted to anything scented or edible (such as lip balm, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, sunscreen, insect repellent, etc.) and improperly stored human or pet food and garbage are temptations bears can’t resist. Once bears gain access to food or garbage, they become less cautious of people and may exhibit bold behavior in their search ...

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Pet of the Week: The Adorably Adoptable Tabitha the Kitten

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Hi there! I think it’s time for your annual kitten update, don’t you? It is my opinion that everyone needs a feline friend. You don’t have to take us for walks, and we don’t bark! We just like to cuddle and purr. If you have missed your chance to add a feline to your family there is still time. Just ...

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MCAS Offering ‘Fourth of July’ $15 Microchipping Special

MOUNTAIN AREA — More pets get lost on July 4th than any other day of the year, according to Humane Society of the U.S. To help mitigate the surge in lost animals during the Independence Day holiday this weekend, the Madera County Animal Shelter (MCAS) is running a special on microchips to help keep pets safer — easier to reunite ...

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Pet of the Week: Miss Muffet

Hello, I’m Miss Muffet. Maybe I should be called Marilyn instead of Muffet, you know, like Marilyn Monroe? I think my photo speaks for itself. Of course, beauty is only fur deep! Underneath all of this gorgeous fur, I am a lover at heart. I am only 10 months old and already know I like everyone! I am currently available ...

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Pet of the Week: Lola the Fluffy Dog

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Hey there, I still need a home!!!!! Where have you been???? I’m Lola, a 9-year-old fluffy ball of sweetness. Remember me? My dad passed away and my canine brothers and I need homes. Can you believe nobody has come to meet me? I really am the girl of your dreams… Please call 559-683-1266.

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Pet of the Week: Lola the Lover Dog

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Hello, I’m Lola the Lover Dog! I have sadly lost the love of my life, my human dad. Now I need a new human to love. As a senior girl, I don’t ask for a lot….just a place in your heart! Please call 559-683-1266 to make a date with me!

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Pet of the Week: Gladys the Dog

Hi, I’ll bet you have never met anyone as cute as me! It could be my heritage. Humans might say McNabb-Border Collie-Queensland! For this 11-week old girl, that is a mouth-full! I already know a crate is my safe place, I love other dogs and cats, and I adore toys! I have been told I am really smart and I ...

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Pet of the Week: Tuffy

I am Tuffy and I am sure you are looking for an adorable kitty like me. I am kind of a teenager now and I would like to find my forever human. Hello, are you my new human? Needless to say, I am sweet, a lot of fun, busy, and adorable……(Oh, I guess I already said that!). So if you ...

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Pet of the Week: Gracie

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Hello, I’m Gracie. I really miss my Mom. I sat in her lap every day and slept on her bed every night. They say she passed away. I will be happy again when I find a new Mom. If that is you, please call 559-683-1266 PS …I like Dad’s too!

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