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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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CAL FIRE to Conduct Vegetation Management Training Burn

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MARIPOSA — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s (CAL FIRE) Madera- Mariposa -Merced Unit will be conducting a vegetation management training burn on May 25, 2022. The vegetation management burn will take place on the Grupe Ranch located on Oak Grove Road. The prescribed fire will consist of burning 313 acres of annual grass, oak woodland, and sparse ...

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Pre-Vet Club to Host Vaccination, Microchip Clinic for Dogs

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The Fresno State Pre-Veterinary Club will host its annual dog vaccination and microchip clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 19, in the campus animal science pavilion (east corner of Woodrow and Portals avenues). Students will administer rabies vaccines for $10 and DHPP vaccines (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza and parvovirus) for $15. Microchips for dogs are available for $25, ...

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PG&E Offering to Remove Leftover Wood Debris From Wildfires

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SAN FRANCISCO — In response to customer and community feedback, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering customers free removal of large-diameter wood from trees that were cut down for safety during the company’s 2021 wildfire response. As PG&E worked to quickly and safely restore power during the 2021 wildfire season, crews inspected and cut down hazardous trees that ...

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