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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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EMC SPCA Desperately Needs Foster Humans

MOUNTAIN AREA — Our local EMC SPCA says they are in desperate need of new foster people to take care of some very special canines and felines. For anyone who has been thinking about ways in which to help, this is a great way to give volunteering with pets a try. “Recently, we’ve had to turn away both cats and ...

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Help Clear The Shelters This Saturday With $25 Adoptions

By Karen Bauer —  COUNTY — Looking for that perfect four-legged addition to your family? Want unconditional love from someone who is always excited to greet you at the door?  We can recommend a small cuddle-bun for your lap, or maybe a big (slightly!) slobbery lug you can take on long walks. Friends of Madera Animal Shelter (FMAS) is participating ...

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Cause 4 Paws Shuts The Doors: Buy Now Before It’s Gone

OAKHURST — The last day for local thrift shop and animal rescue champion Cause 4 Paws is Saturday, Dec. 23. After nine wonderful years in Oakhurst, the shop is closing for good and the owner, Vickie Deane, is retiring. All inventory goes on blow-out sale: Dec 1 – Dec 20 All items 50% off Thursday, Dec. 21 All items 75% off ...

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Important Safety Tips For Pet Parents At Halloween

MOUNTAIN AREA — It’s almost the scariest night of the year for you and your pet, says the Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT). They recommend taking preventative steps and precautions this Halloween to keep your pet safe all the way through the celebrations. Keep your pets safely indoors, away from trick-or-treaters and other Halloween activities. Make sure that all ...

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Big Cause 4 Paws Sale As Owner Prepares To Retire

OAKHURST — After nine wonderful years in Oakhurst, A Cause 4 Paws owner Vickie Deane has announced she is going to retire on Dec. 30, 2017. Vickie sincerely wants to thank everyone in her community for their wonderful support throughout the years, especially those animal lovers who helped her save over 850 stray pets. The store will place all of ...

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Cause 4 Paws Back To School And Halloween Sale

OAKHURST — Local thrift shop A Cause 4 Paws has one-acre of bargain items just waiting for you, and the shop is announcing their yearly “Back to School” Sale.  All stationery and school supplies are at 75 percent off in September. The store is also conducting the annual Halloween Sale during the month of September. Every year, owner Vickie Deane ...

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