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Pet Connection’s Great Groovy Yard Sale to Take Place on June 18

Pet Connection’s Great Groovy Yard Sale to Take Place on June 18

Attention treasure hunters! Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will hold its annual “Great Groovy Yard Sale” on Saturday, June 18. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the event taking place on Broadway, near Townline Road, in Lancaster.

For every $5 spent at the yard sale, shoppers will earn a chance to win a prize valued at $300. 

Donations of new and gently used yard sale items will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, under the yard sale tents in Lancaster. No computers, printers, records or large appliances will be accepted. Receipts will be available for tax purposes.

Well-behaved Adult Dogs Awaiting Adoption at Pet Connection

Well-behaved Adult Dogs Awaiting Adoption at Pet Connection

Thinking about adding a dog to your family but dreading the "puppy stage?" Have you ever considered adopting an older dog? Pet Connection Programs Inc. currently has five dogs at the shelter in need of a loving home. 

Founded in 1984, Pet Connection is a maternity and special care nonprofit animal shelter located at 12935 Williston Road in Marilla. Adoption hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. Adoption fees are just $150 for puppies and $80 for dogs six months or older. The adoption fee includes spaying or neutering, distemper/parvo combo shot, rabies shot (if old enough), deworming, microchip, bag of food, free health exam and more. Older dogs also spend time with our trainer and dedicated volunteers before heading to their forever home.

Look What the Cat Dragged In: Protecting Your Pets From Pests

Look What the Cat Dragged In: Protecting Your Pets From Pests

(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!)

As the weather warms, pet owners nationwide are bracing themselves for flea and tick season. If you have ever dealt with a flea infestation, you know how important it is to protect your pets from these pesky critters. If you haven't faced fleas and ticks, consider this a helpful warning.

Ten Lives Club Garage Sale

Ten Lives Club Garage Sale

 

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Could Your Cat or Dog Have Diabetes?

Could Your Cat or Dog Have Diabetes?

(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!)

Diabetes in humans is a well-known epidemic in the United States, but few pet owners realize the disease can also affect their pets. In fact, diabetes is growing among cats and dogs. If the diabetes is not managed, cats and dogs could be at higher risk for recurrent infections and other diabetes-related conditions, such as nervous system disorders and blindness in dogs.

Barbecue Season is Upon Us! Remember to Play it Safe at the Grill

Barbecue Season is Upon Us! Remember to Play it Safe at the Grill

Lifesaving Tips from the Firemen’s Association of the State of NY…

With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, many people will be hosting backyard barbecues. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is reminding residents to follow important fire safety tips so that they can enjoy a safe summer season. 

“The outdoor cookout season will soon be in full swing.  Unfortunately, a barbecue grill could start a fire if certain safety rules are ignored,” said Firemen’s Association of the State of New York President David Jacobowitz.  “It’s important to position the grill far away from siding, deck railings, trees and other flammables. When gatherings involve children, it’s critical that a child-free zone of at least three feet is established around the grill.”

Mary Queen of Angels Students Raise Funds for Several Area Charities

Mary Queen of Angels Students Raise Funds for Several Area Charities

Students at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga are always ready to help a worthy cause. On Friday, May 20, they held a casual day event to raise funds for Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and urgent care animal shelter located in Marilla.

Recently, MQA students have also raised funds for the Hawk Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in East Aurora, the Response to Love Center in Buffalo, and for tsunami relief efforts in Japan.

Their most recent effort resulted in a check presentation to Pet Connection in the amount of $167.