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ACT Dog Of The Week: Sweet Chocolaty Chip

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a super-sweet pit bull named Chip. “Aren’t I the cutest? Just like you need chocolate chips in your cookies, you need me in your life! “I’m a wiggly, happy youngster, about nine months old, weighing about between 55 – 70 pounds. I’m good with other ...

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Meet Mimi, ACT Dog Of The Week

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week is back with beautiful black Lab and Terrier mix puppy, Mimi, who barely survived to this age. “Hi, I’m Mimi and my foster mom says I’m a friendly and loving girl, approximately five months old and weighing about 15 to 20-pounds right now. “I’m blessed to have gotten ACT’s ...

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Free Training For Volunteers To Help Animals In Disasters

MARIPOSA – If you are interested in helping animals when disaster strikes your area, this is your chance to make a difference. The Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) is hosting a volunteer orientation workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Government Center. The CCADT is recruiting volunteers who live in Mariposa County and ...

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Kick Off Halloween Week With Reptile Ron At Branches Books

OAKHURST — Welcome all who creep and crawl to Branches Books & Gifts on Monday, Oct. 29, as Reptile Ron and his interactive menagerie come to visit and kick off Halloween Week festivities. During this free 45-minute event you’ll have an opportunity to learn about the exotic animals in Reptile Ron’s educational and entertaining live show. Those who wish to ...

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ACT Pet Of The Week: Sweet Puppy Sabrina

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week is back with the adorable puppy, Sabrina. “Hi, I’m Sabrina! My foster mom says I’m an adorable Dachshund mix. I’m a fun-loving girl who will steal your heart the second you meet me.” Sabrina is said to be a gentle girl who is not always biting your fingers and ...

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20th Annual Animal Fair And Tails On Trails

OAKHURST – Once again, it’s time to put your paws together for the upcoming Animal Faire at Oakhurst Community Park on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exciting four-legged action is brought to you and your pooch, and other animals, by the Eastern Madera County (EMC) SPCA for the 20th year, and also by Bella, the ...

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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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Another Rabid Bat Found In Oakhurst; Are Your Pets Vaccinated?

Written by DJ Becker – OAKHURST – A third little brown bat in Madera County has tested positive for rabies, according to authorities. This one was found in a backyard on Evergreen Drive off Road 426 in Oakhurst. Madera County Animal Services Director Kirsten Gross said the bat was found still alive but died shortly after the resident’s three dogs ...

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