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Pet of the Week – Sweet Pea, Sweet as Can Be

AHWAHNEE—Hi, my name is Sweet Pea, and I am just as sweet as my name. I came here to the lovely EMC SPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center due to an unfortunate circumstance.  The hooman I used to lived with had to go into a care home, and—much as she wanted to—couldn’t take me with her. So I need a ...

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Pet of the Week – Hi, I’m Leo, and I’m Special!

AHWAHNEE—Hi, there! My name’s Leo, and I’m a really special boy. Special needs, that is. But that doesn’t stop me from living my best life. I Need to Be an Only Cat* So I’m looking for a hooman who is up for sharing life with me.  Honestly I’m not sure exactly what all this means, but the lovely people who ...

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Pet of the Week – Dodger – I need a hooman of my very own!

AHWAHNEE—You’ve seen me before. I’m Dodger, and I’m very handsome. Just look at my ears! My sister, Claudia, was adopted, so I’m kinda lonely here, even though the folks at EMCSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center take great care of me. But I’d really, really like to have a home and a hooman of my very own. Kelpie/Aussie Shepherd Mix ...

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The EMCSPCA Animal Care & Adoption Center has Great News!

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AHWAHNEE — In the first six months of operation, the EMCSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center has placed 90% of relinquished cats and 81% of relinquished dogs in their new forever homes! The national shelter placement average is sadly only 29% for cats and 44% for dogs. They have their wonderful volunteers and staff to thank for their success. Every ...

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EMCSPCA to Hold President’s Day Pet Adoption Event

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AHWAHNEE — It’s that time of year again, everyone! It’s Presidents Day, and that can only mean one thing: time to adopt a new dog or cat! Fortunately for you, the EMCSPCA is having a Presidents Day Adoption Event. Hooray! Date & Time: February 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To view pets currently available for adoption, please click ...

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Happy Holidays From the EMCSPCA!

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The EMCSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center is now open! As we approach the end of 2022 and take a moment to reflect, the EMCSPCA wants to acknowledge and thank you for your generous support and donations throughout the years. Without your help, through many ups and downs, they would not be where they are today without you! In just ...

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Graydon’s Expert Tips For Transporting Pets In Extreme Heat

MOUNTAIN AREA — Amanda Steen, co-owner with her sister Alison of Graydon Kennels in Coarsegold, offers some tips to area pet owners when traveling with pets during the scorching heat of summer. “Whether your pet rides inside the car or truck or outside in the truck bed, higher temperatures mean even more precautions need to be taken,” Amanda says. The ...

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Steen Sisters Carry On Family Tradition At Graydon Kennels

COARSEGOLD — Graydon Kennels has been family-owned and operated since 1975, but with the untimely passing of longtime owner Michael Steen in January 2018, his 30-year-old twin daughters — Amanda and Alison — were left with the challenge of keeping the family business running. “It’s been a stressful time for us but we’re trying very hard to carry on my ...

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Madera County Donates Land For New EMC SPCA Shelter

AHWAHNEE – Madera County is giving 75 acres in Awhawnee to the Eastern Madera County SPCA to help the organization complete its new, no-kill animal shelter. On Tuesday, the board of supervisors OK’d the donation of 75.33 acres of “surplus” county land to EMC SPCA. The organization’s president said the donation will allow the nonprofit to secure additional funding for ...

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Animal Faire Nets Thousands For EMC SPCA Shelter

OAKHURST — Scores of happy people and their pets filled Oakhurst Community Park for the 20th annual Animal Faire and Tails on Trails fundraising event hosted by the Eastern Madera County SPCA on Sunday, Sept. 7. EMC SPCA President Sharon Fitzgerald says the net income from the event is $4,000 and that’s great, because the new shelter building is nearing ...

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