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Pet Sitters International offers tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday for pets

Pet Sitters International offers tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday for pets

The holiday season is a joyous time of year for many families, but joy can turn to tragedy if pet owners don’t take simple precautions to ensure the safety of their pets.

This holiday season, Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s leading educational organization for professional pet sitters, advises pet owners to consider their pets when decorating and sharing holiday treats.

“Simple holiday traditions, such as trimming the tree and decorating the house, can pose potential problems to pets if not monitored carefully,” warns PSI President Patti J. Moran.

Laura’s Critter Care, LLC Hosts Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive to Benefit The Pet Food Pantry

Laura’s Critter Care, LLC Hosts Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive to Benefit The Pet Food Pantry

Laura’s Critter Care, LLC Hosts Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive to Benefit The Pet Food Pantry at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension at Good Shepherd

 

 

What:   As part of an international effort spearheaded by Pet Sitters International (PSI), the largest educational association for professional pet sitters, the Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive was created to collect pet food for local shelters and pet-rescue groups across the globe.  Proceeds from Laura’s Critter Care’s drive will go to The Pet Food Pantry at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension of Good Shepherd.

 

Who:    The Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive in Erie County is being hosted by Laura’s Critter Care, LLC.

 

Pet Connection to Hold Chicken Barbecue, Basket Auction on November 5

Pet Connection to Hold Chicken Barbecue, Basket Auction on November 5

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will hold a chicken barbecue and basket auction from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Variety Club Banquet Hall, 6114 Broadway, Lancaster.

Dinners are take-out only and will include a half chicken from BW’s Barbecue plus a cream corn bake, mashed potatoes with gravy, homemade noodle salad, roll and dessert. The cost for the chicken dinner is just $10 per person.

The basket auction will feature more than 150 items, and all proceeds will benefit the homeless shelter animals at Pet Connection Programs Inc., located at 12935 Williston Road, Marilla.

Pet Connection’s popular “Doggy Bags” and “Tabby Totes” filled with treats and surprises will also be available for purchase at the event.

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

 

 

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Exit 2 Bar & Grille Plans SPCA Benefit, Paint Night and More

Exit 2 Bar & Grille Plans SPCA Benefit, Paint Night and More

A Chili/Chowder/Soup Cook-off to benefit the SPCA and a fun-filled Paint Night are just two of the exciting things happening at Exit 2 Bar & Grille, located at 3191 Eggert Road in Tonawanda.

The second annual cook-off, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, hopes to build on the success of last year’s event which raised more than $3,000 for the SPCA. Joining the fun this year will be WNY Heroes, Inc., a local organization that helps soldiers through innovative programs such as Pawsitive For Heroes, an initiative that matches service or therapy dogs with local veterans.

Two Fun Events to Benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc.

Two Fun Events to Benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc.

Two upcoming fundraisers — a Chicken BBQ and Chinese Auction event and a large indoor yard sale — will both benefit the shelter animals at Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity animal shelter located in Marilla.

Held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 2, the Chicken BBQ and Chinese Auction will take place at the Variety Club Banquet Hall located at 6114 Broadway in Lancaster. Dinner tickets are just $10 and include a half chicken by BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue, Pet Connection’s famous cream corn bake, mashed potatoes, noodle salad, roll and choice of dessert. The auction will feature more than 150 items plus fantastic door prizes! 

Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive December 1st-12th

Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive December 1st-12th

Laura’s Critter Care, LLC Hosts Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive to Benefit The Pets of the Ascension Church Pet Food Pantry

 

 

What:   As part of an international effort spearheaded by Pet Sitters International (PSI), the largest educational association for professional pet sitters, the Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive was created to collect pet food for local shelters and pet-rescue groups across the globe.  Proceeds from Laura’s Critter Care’s drive will go to The Ascension Church Pet Food Pantry.

 

Who:    The Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive in Western New York is being hosted by Laura’s Critter Care.