Pets

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Jefferson County Man Sentenced for Killing Two Puppies

A Jefferson County man is sentenced to six months in jail and six months probation for killing two puppies he claimed were “sick.”

02/12/2015

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$100,000 Matching Grant Program for Stray Rescue Begins Tuesday

Another week left in special $10 adoption program to ease overcrowding at shelter.

02/09/2015

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Pet Cremations Now Available

Gent Funeral Home has offered cremation for pets since July and have already had more than 80 people take advantage of the service.

09/29/2014

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

09/23/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: April 30th, 2014 – Kerry Heffernan, Nial Stanage

Former Top Chef Masters contestant Chef Kerry Heffernan joined us this morning to talk about pet food that goes from farm to table with minimal processing involved. Political reporter Nial Stanage took some time out […]

04/30/2014

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Jerseyville Humane Society Could Close Doors

A local Humane Society shelter might have to close their doors because of astronomical heating bills and a harsh winter.

03/05/2014

A Tenth Life Cat Companion connects with resident. (courtesy Tenth Life Cat Rescue)

They May Be the Purr-Fect Therapy

Purrsephone is part of Cat Companions. Elizabeth Frick is Executive Director of Tenth Life Cat Rescue, which caters to animals with special needs.

01/21/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: January 20th, 2014 – Debbie Mandell, Jake Clemons

Veterinary Emergency Room doctor Debbie Mandell with the University of Pennsylvania Ryan Veterinary Hospital stopped by this morning to talk about Pet Safety and first aid. Did you know you can still perform many of […]

01/20/2014

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5 Ways To Spice Up Valentine’s Day This Year

Spice up your plans with these five ways to ignite the fire in your relationship this Valentine’s Day

01/19/2014

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Study: Cats Have Been Domesticated For Approximately 5,300 Years

Researchers have found that cats have been domesticated companions for humans for 5,300 years.

12/19/2013

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