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pets http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1480/all en Music event, 'Dog Jog' to benefit Homeward Bound http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503music-event-dog-jog-benefit-homeward-bound <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28883" style="width: 155px;"><a href="/201503music-event-dog-jog-benefit-homeward-bound"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/dog9371.thumbnail.jpg" alt="dog9371.jpg" title="dog9371.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="155" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HOMEWARD BOUND ANIMAL Care Coordinator Chris Ouellette pets Pico as he rests on a dog bed in his own private room at the Middlebury animal shelter last Thursday morning after important surgery. Two big fundraisers for Homeward Bound are upcoming. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Homeward Bound is planning some fundraisers and <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503dog-gone-lucky-10000-raised-injured-cornwall-pup">important services</a> for pet owners during the coming months.</p> <p> Middlebury&rsquo;s Marquis Theater will be hosting a musical event on March 22, from 1 to 4 p.m., with proceeds going to Homeward Bound.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28884">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503music-event-dog-jog-benefit-homeward-bound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Homeward Bound pets Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:17:24 +0000 Trent Campbell 28884 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Pet Photo Contest http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502pet-photo-contest <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent Staff </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"> <img alt="" src="/files/images/pet photo contest web banner.jpg" style="border-top-width: 2px; border-right-width: 2px; border-bottom-width: 2px; border-left-width: 2px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; width: 550px; height: 150px; " /></p> <p class="rtecenter"> <a href="http://www.middleburyagway.com/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/files/images/Agway pet on line(3).jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 165px; " /></a></p> <p class="rtecenter"> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28842">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502pet-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County pets Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:26:16 +0000 Anna Harrington 28842 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Pets need proper dental attention to live a happy life http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410pets-need-proper-dental-attention-live-happy-life <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Dr. M. Kathleen Shaw </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">VERMONT &mdash; If you ever wonder what your teeth would look like if you never brushed or flossed, take a look at your dog or cat&rsquo;s teeth. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 85 percent of dogs and cats show signs of oral disease by age three.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26329">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410pets-need-proper-dental-attention-live-happy-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County petcare pets Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:59:42 +0000 Zach Despart 26329 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: 'Pet pages' a welcome addition http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410opinion-pet-pages-welcome-addition <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jessica Danyow </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> On behalf of the staff and, most importantly, the animals of Homeward Bound, Addison County&rsquo;s Humane Society, I would like to say thank you for the newly expanded Pet Pages that debuted in the Oct. 6 edition.</p> <p align="left"> We are lucky to live and work in such an animal-friendly community and enjoy such support from our local businesses.</p> <p align="right"> <strong>Jessica Danyow</strong></p> <p align="right"> <strong>Executive Director</strong></p> <p align="right"> <strong>Homeward Bound</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26296">full story</a></h4> Opinion animals pets Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:14:36 +0000 Zach Despart 26296 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Canine cops bring careers to close http://www.addisonindependent.com/201304canine-cops-bring-careers-close <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-16439" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201304canine-cops-bring-careers-close"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Canine cop Oak2.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Canine cop Oak2.jpg" title="Canine cop Oak2.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> K9 OAK IS one of two dogs that is retiring from the Vermont State Police Bomb Squad after eight years sniffing out bombs. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> WATERBURY &mdash; The Vermont State Police Bomb Squad on March 23 retired two veteran explosive detection canines.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16440">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201304canine-cops-bring-careers-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont Featured pets Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:21:51 +0000 Addison Independent 16440 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Animal communicator helps people understand their pets http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303animal-communicator-helps-people-understand-their-pets <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15947" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201303animal-communicator-helps-people-understand-their-pets"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/moose1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="moose1.jpg" title="moose1.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ALYSON YOUNG, A certified energy medicine practitioner and animal communicator, is seen here with Mari, a young moose who was abandoned by her mother. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Christy Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> It isn&rsquo;t just Dr. Doolittle and Ace Ventura who can talk to animals. There are animal communicators that live and work everywhere, even here in Addison County. One of these communicators is Alyson Young, a certified energy medicine practitioner and animal communicator (as well as certified practitioner of several other holistic healing practices).</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15950">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303animal-communicator-helps-people-understand-their-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County pets Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:31:58 +0000 John McCright 15950 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Animal lover helps others rescue dogs http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210animal-lover-helps-others-rescue-dogs <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13766" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201210animal-lover-helps-others-rescue-dogs"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/bethdow2744.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bethdow2744.jpg" title="bethdow2744.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AFTER GETTING HER own rescue dog, Beth Dow, an administrative assistant for the town of Middlebury, began volunteering for rescue organizations to screen potential new pet owners. Here she poses with Elvis, a visitor to the town offices last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Beth Dow went from being a happy dog owner to a volunteer that plays a key role in helping others in the area adopt rescue dogs.</p> <p> Four years ago, the Middlebury resident and husband Steve &mdash; animal lovers who now have two dogs, six cats and two horses at their Route 116 home &mdash; were looking to add a dog through petfinder.com, a web site at which many rescue organizations list animals available for adoption.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13767">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210animal-lover-helps-others-rescue-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured pets Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:52:21 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 13767 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Pitts teams up with her pet http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208pitts-teams-her-pet <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12823" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201208pitts-teams-her-pet"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Pitts-therapy-dog-BW.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Pitts-therapy-dog-BW.jpg" title="Pitts-therapy-dog-BW.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> AMY PITTS OF New Haven and her therapy dog, Ginger, prepare for their first visit to the Eastview retirement home last month, where they met with seniors who don’t get to have as much contact with pets as they once did. </div> </div> </div> <p> NEW HAVEN &mdash; Fourteen-year-old Amy Pitts likes animals. She has a horse and a three-year-old Sheltie named Ginger.</p> <p> The New Haven teen recently began sharing that love for animals with folks at the Eastview retirement community in Middlebury. She put her dog and herself through a therapy dog training, and now visits residents there and gives them the opportunity to stroke Ginger and reminisce about the pets they&rsquo;d owned over the years.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12824">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201208pitts-teams-her-pet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven animals pets Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:49:10 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12824 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Quick thinking saves dog http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206quick-thinking-saves-dog <p> NORTH BENNINGTON &mdash; What started as a typically laid back Father&rsquo;s Day outing for Scott Atherton and his family on Sunday ended in a shocking series of events. But quick work from the Middlebury resident meant it did end not in tragedy.</p> <p> Atherton nearly lost his corgi dog, Aaron, to a deadly whirlpool in the Walloomsac River formed by a hidden concrete slab forming a hole within the waters.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12216">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206quick-thinking-saves-dog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County pets Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:14:20 +0000 Lauren Davidson 12216 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Low-cal sweetener poses hazard to dogs http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206low-cal-sweetener-poses-hazard-dogs <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; When Karen Lykins of Middlebury woke up last Saturday morning, it was to find Lily, her three-month-old Sheltie puppy, surrounded by bodily fluids on the floor. She brought the dog to the veterinarian right away, but just a few hours later, Lily had died of liver failure.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12110">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201206low-cal-sweetener-poses-hazard-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured health pets Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:32:58 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 12110 at http://www.addisonindependent.com