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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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Live Music With Larry McPhail at Yosemite Wine Tails

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Come to Yosemite Wine Tails and enjoy a solo performance by guitarist Larry McPhail performing rock, folk, and country music from the ’60s to the ’90s. Friday, October 14, from 7 p.m. until closing. No cover charge! Yosemite Wine Tails 40409 Highway 41 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559-641-6400 E-mail: yosemitewinetails@gmail.com About Yosemite Wine Tails Yosemite Wine Tails is the brain child of ...

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A Quick Guide to Dog Food (Especially Protein)

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PETS & ANIMALS — Dog food protein is essential to your dog and dogs require more protein than humans. Interestingly enough, protein hasn’t always been the focus of dog food. Wikipedia has several examples from the 1800s that show a focus on cheese, milk, buttermilk, oats, barley-meal, potatoes, and animal fat in dog food. Dog food has come a significantly ...

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6 Ways Your Dog Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

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PETS & ANIMALS — Dogs can provide a sense of comfort for their pet parents, and spending time together can help create a strong bond, reduce stress and positively impact mental health. In fact, according to a survey from Mars Petcare, one in three pet parents got a new pet during the pandemic, with 36% saying they did so to ...

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Mama Dogs Dumped After Delivering Litters Of Puppies

OAKHURST — Three female dogs are now available to be adopted — after giving birth to litters of puppies and then dumped and forgotten by their previous owners. Mama Cass aka Cassie “Cassie is a Boxer mix, possibly mixed with Pit,” says Ellen Faux of Kellen Rescue. “She had been wandering around Oakhurst and parts of residential areas of Coarsegold ...

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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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ACT Dog Of The Week: Cutie Chris Croissant

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a sweet little pup who could use a good home. Chris Croissant is an adorable Jack Russell Terrier and Basset Hound mix who’s about six months old. He’s the last of his litter and was found in front of a bakery in Fresno after being ...

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