Construction starting for ambulance substation north of Hagerstown

Site work begins for CRS ambulance substation in Maugansville Ground was broken last Wednesday for Community Rescue Service’s Maugansville substation off Maugans Avenue. “It’s a great move forward. It’s been a long time coming,” Deputy Chief Robert Buck said. Grocery planned too:‘Trying to close that gap’: Goodwill works to expand downtown healthcare options CRS bought … Read more

Golf tournament raises funds to support Murillo Mutts

Murillo Mutts Respite Refuge partners with Janzen’s Pharmacy to host an inaugural charity golf tournament at the Fort William Country Club on Monday. THUNDER BAY — Sunshine, golf and puppies shaped up to create a fun Monday afternoon at the Fort William Golf and Country Club. Murillo Mutts Respite Refuge partnered with Janzen’s Pharmacy for … Read more

How to keep pets safe in hazardous air quality conditions

CNN — Across the United States and Canada, millions of people are navigating potentially harmful air as smoke from more than 430 active Canadian wildfires saturates populated areas such as New York City. With parts of the East Coast expected to experience poor air quality through at least this weekend — and winds possibly moving … Read more

UK’s Pets At Home bets on digital as owners feel the pinch

By Radhika Anilkumar (Reuters) -Britain’s Pets At Home is stepping up investment in digital services such as virtual consultations, even as some pet owners cut back spending in areas such as grooming and accessories in the cost-of-living crisis. The company said on Thursday it would invest 400 million pounds ($505 million) over the next five … Read more

Frustrated Pet Owners Turn to Private Jets to Fly Their Animals

Last year, seven pets died during flights, according to Transportation Department data. Of these fatalities, six occurred on Hawaiian Airlines flights. Five of these animals were short-faced dogs shipped in cargo, said Marissa Villegas, a Hawaiian Airlines spokeswoman. Ms. Villegas said that before traveling to Hawaiian, passengers traveling with pets had to acknowledge and accept … Read more

Pets of Alberta wildfire evacuations find safety in impromptu shelters

With wildfires prompting thousands of Albertans to leave their homes, many residents have scrambled to find transportation and lodging for their dogs, cats, horses and other animals. The City of Edmonton started setting up an animal shelter at the Edmonton Expo Center on Friday, estimating that morning that an equal number of people and pets … Read more

6 dogs, suspected abandoned, arrived at local shelter this week

With a dramatic increase in stray dogs coming to the shelter, the Georgian Triangle Humane Society reminds the community there are resources available if help is needed The dog kennels at the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) are full, but help is still available to anyone who needs it. That’s the message the local shelter … Read more

Protect your pets and save some cash with the BluePaw program in Brampton

Preferred Region How does this work? Pet owners in Brampton can get some savings at local businesses and help keep their furry friends safe through the City’s BluePaw program. The City has partnered with local businesses to give discounts to responsible pet owners and help promote pet licensing in Brampton. All dogs and cats in … Read more