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Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals

Nantucket Safe Harbor for animals has faced some difficult decisions in recent months regarding the humane care for animals in our charge.  This is the story...
MD in Tucson and Bisbee Arizona

As you may know, my mom has been traveling for the past few weeks, and just the other day I got a letter and some pictures from her trip: Dear Marty, I miss...

The Ninth Annual Puppy Bowl will air on Sunday, Feb 3rd at 3 pm, produced by Animal Planet.  For those of us who aren't fixated on the football game, the Puppy...

Winter is upon us and the temperature seems to drop further every day.  At this time of the year, we must always be on the lookout for pets who are left...

We're up at an ungodly hour with dad who likes to watch how bad it's going to get and psyche himself up to go out and plow it, nursing hot coffee and picturing...
Dog travel--dog in suitcase

I’ve been hearing from my friends that there is a big vacation week coming up next month. They’ve all been trying to eavesdrop and find out what arrangements...

Craigslist has become a convenient online spot to list, sell or trade all kinds of items.  But please - do not EVER list your dog on Craigslist.  If you need...
Coats for Dogs

Once this cold snap rolled in, my mom started putting on extra layers of clothes, two pairs of gloves and a hat under her hood before leaving the house. The...

Product Safety Update

At this time of the year when we focus on being healthy and living well, I'd like to remind pet owners about certain dog treats that have been found unsafe. ...

Help For Families Dealing with Mental Illness

If you or a loved one is dealing with a mental illness, it can be frightening and overwhelming. You don't know where to turn. You think the only thing you can...

The ASPCA has compiled a list of the best state laws enacted in 2012 to help protect and promote animal welfare across the country.  I'm proud to see that...

Staff Book Choices

Over the course of the year Mitchell's and Bookworks staff read some really memorable books.  Here's what we remember most:  our year in review: Dick Burns:...

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