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Avoid Fines by Following Borough Anti-Tethering Rules

Borough Manager Bob Villella reminds residents of the borough to be mindful of the anti-tethering rules especially in this bitter cold weather: TETHERING OF DOGS; KEEPING OF DOGS OUTDOORS.    (a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to tether, fasten, chain, tie, restrain or cause an unattended dog to be fastened, chained, tied or restrained to houses, trees, fences, garages, stakes or other stationary or highly immobile objects by means of a rope, chain, strap or other physical restraint for the purpose of confinement, except in circumstances where all of the following requirements are satisfied:       (1)   The tethering is not for a…


Sick Puppy Given Away with Dog Crate

Gentle Ben’s Giant Breed Rescue, a dog rescue in Zelienople, recently acquired a very unhealthy 11 week old puppy who was given away with a dog crate that was being sold. “Kelly, a very good friend mine, saw this sweet boy on some type of farm ad where the owner was selling a crate and said a puppy came with it. The ad indicated the puppy was a Fila Brasilerio, which is a type of mastiff. Kelly immediately contacted the owner and said she would take the puppy,” the rescue’s Facebook post states. ” Little did we know what was…


Beaver County Humane Society’s “Fall” In Love Event

This month the Beaver County Humane Society is having their “Fall” In Love event, promoting the adoption of available cats. Starting today and going through the end of September they will be offering cat and kitten adoption fees at half the normal price! View the official flyer below. For this event, they’re featuring two lovely cats who are currently available for adoption at the facility: Annabella- Breed: grey and white domestic short hair (cat) Gender: female Age: approx 2 years Been at the shelter since: October 9, 2015.   Gideon- Breed: black domestic short hair (cat) Gender: female Age: approx…


4th Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic for Cats

In America the number of stray animals has reached epidemic proportions. According to the ASPCA website, though it’s impossible to get an exact number of stray pets in the USA, it is estimated the numbers of stray cats alone reach into the 70 thousand range. The ASPCA also lists other statistics regarding the importance of spaying and neutering pets: Fertile cats produce, on average, one to two litters of kittens a year. The litters typically contain four to six kittens. The cost to spay is less than the cost to raise puppies and kittens for one year. Approximately 7.6 million…