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Pet Connection Announces Special Events for December

Pet Connection Announces Special Events for December

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will be participating in several special events during the month of December.

Pet totes and other goodies will be available for sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 15 and 22, and Friday, December 23 and 30, in the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, December 10 and 17, at the Eastern Hills Mall in Williamsville.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, December 16, Pet Connection volunteers and puppies will be in the lobby of the beautiful and historic Larkin at Exchange Building, 726 Exchange St., Buffalo.

Tips on Sharing a Home With Pets and Plants

Tips on Sharing a Home With Pets and Plants

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Plants can be a beautiful way to spruce up your home and garden, but if you share your home with a dog or cat, you’ll want to choose your plants carefully. The leaves, seeds, berries and bulbs of some common plants can be poisonous to pets.

Feline Health: Tips to Help Improve Hydration

Feline Health: Tips to Help Improve Hydration

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Pet parents may be surprised to learn that water accounts for 60 to 75 percent of a cat’s body weight. Cats tend to be water avoiders but, because water is so critical to their body composition, it is important to make sure that they stay properly hydrated. Water helps regulate a cat’s body temperature and plays an important role in helping them to digest food and eliminate waste.

First Ever Dog-O-Ween Costume Contest “Wags” into Tops Friendly Markets

First Ever Dog-O-Ween Costume Contest “Wags” into Tops Friendly Markets

Fido and Family dress up to score $500 cash prize

DEPEW, NY -   A contest with mutts and their masters dressed up for Halloween will be staged this Sunday at 1pm in the parking lot of Tops Friendly Markets located at 4777 Transit Road in Depew, NY.  The event is also a fundraiser for the SPCA of Erie County.

Explains Tops Director of Community Relations, Andrew Brocato  “Star 102.5 approached us about having this fun contest featuring local dog lovers and their pooches dressing up for Halloween as a charity benefit for the SPCA.  We lined up three sponsors to help:  Pedigree, Blue Dog Bakery, and Spot Shot Rug Cleaner and the first ever WNY Dog-O-Ween is set!”

Judges will be Sue O’Neil, afternoon drive personality at Star 102.5; Kevin O’Neill, Celebrate WNY on WGRZ-TV Channel 2;  and Matthew Cicatello of the SPCA.

The grand prize will be $500 cash from Tops Markets and runner-up prizes will include a year’s

Pet Connection Announces Special Events for November

Pet Connection Announces Special Events for November

 

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will be participating in several special events during the month of November.

Pet totes and other goodies will be available for sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, November 5 and 12, in the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26, at the Eastern Hills Mall in Williamsville.

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs

The Truth About Cats and Dogs

 

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla.

Your Pet’s Health: Debunking Common Myths

Your Pet’s Health: Debunking Common Myths

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

If you are a pet owner, your pet is a beloved member of your family. You buy treats and toys and sometimes even costumes to keep your pet happy and an integral part of the family. But, what about your pet's health? In the midst of all the fun, it is vital that pet owners work with their veterinarians to keep their pets healthy.