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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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans Day This November 11th, take some time out of your day to honor the military veterans that have served in the United States Armed Forces. This day honors all of those who have served the country, and it is intended to thank the living veterans for their sacrifices. On Veterans Day, don’t forget about the K9 heroes that have selflessly served across seas as well to help their human companions!   Holiday History On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an agreement made between Germany and the Allied nations came into effect. […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 39 – Pope Memorial Humane Society

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 39 – Pope Memorial Humane Society

A community-funded, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, Pope Memorial Humane Society (PMHS), is dedicated to promoting the humane treatment of animals in Strafford County, NH and Southern Maine. They provide a safe, temporary home for more than 1,000 surrendered, lost, abused, neglected, or unwanted animals each year. The PMHS works with partners throughout the country to rescue animals that would otherwise be euthanized, working hard to find each and every one of them a forever home with a loving family. Email: cvhs@cvhsonline.org Website: https://cvhsonline.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PopeMemorialCVHS

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