National Take A Hike Day

National Take A Hike Day

  The holidays are sneaking up quickly, and on November 17th, get ready to hit the trails to get some exercise before all of the holiday sweets and treats are around! Bring your dog with you to join in on the activity and to keep you company on the trails.   Is My Dog Ready To Hike With Me? There are many factors to consider before taking your dog on a hike with you. One important thing to think about is if your dog has good leash manners. While on a trail, you need to make sure that your dog […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 40 – New Hampshire SPCA Shelter

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 40 – New Hampshire SPCA Shelter

The New Hampshire SPCA is a community resource bringing animals and people together. They provide adoption, education, investigation and sheltering services in a professional and compassionate way. The staff and volunteers work tirelessly to provide the best possible care for the animals they take in as well as providing educational programs for the people of their community. This shelter’s Adoption Center receives nearly 2,500 unwanted, neglected or abused animals from the region each year. They provide each one with a warm bed, medical care, nutritious food and the time it takes to place them in a new loving home. Email: […]

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National Pickle Day

National Pickle Day

National Pickle Day is observed annually on November 14th. The history of the pickle goes way back to around 2030 B.C. when cucumbers were just starting to be pickled in India. Even though the food started in India, the Dutch are the ones who can take credit for the name. The original name, “peke,” translates to “brine.” Fitting, right? Whether you prefer Dill, Gherkin, Cornichon, Brined, Kosher Dill, Polish, Hungarian, Lime, Bread and Butter, Swedish, or Danish, grab a jar of your favorite type of pickles and celebrate today with a crunchy snack!   What Is A Pickle? A pickle […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 39 – Long Island Rabbit Rescue

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 39 – Long Island Rabbit Rescue

Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization on Long Island, New York. They make it their mission to rescue rabbits in need whether from abuse, neglect or abandonment. Along with showing them love and care they also give medical treatment as needed as well as spay or neuter them. Everyone involved with the rescue is dedicated to bringing attention to rabbits by educating the public on the special care and health needs of domestic rabbits so they can better care for their companions. Website: http://www.longislandrabbitrescue.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LongIslandRabbitRescue/

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Episode 117 – Melanie Sadek

Episode 117 – Melanie Sadek

Melanie Sadek is the Executive Director of Valley Humane Society. She has worked in both for-profit and non-profit environments, including 11 years of corporate and small business management. As manager of the traffic safety department for the California State Automobile Association, Melanie worked to develop education and outreach programs and build volunteer coalitions. She was also instrumental in governmental affairs activities, facilitating effective marketing outreach programs, and screening non-profit funding requests. Website: https://valleyhumane.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/valleyhumanesociety

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A Lions Age…

A Lions Age…

A good gauge of a male lion’s age is the darkness of his mane. The darker the mane, the older the lion. The lion is a species in the family Felidae; it is a muscular, deep-chested cat with a short, rounded head, a reduced neck and round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail. It is sexually dimorphic; male lions have a prominent mane, which is the most recognizable feature of the species. With a typical head-to-body length of 184–208 cm they are larger than females at 160–184 cm. It is a social species, forming groups called prides. A lion pride consists of […]

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