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Animal Alliance’s Success Continues

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 3:58 pm

  Animal Alliance South Cumberland (AASC) wants to thank everyone who is making the decision to spay and neuter their pets. Many of you saw a mobile van parked at the old high school in Tracy City last week and stopped to see what was going on. AASC was pleased to be able to bring another spay/neuter resource to the community to continue the work to meet the demand to

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  • Winterize Your Pets

    Posted on December 17, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    So you’ve winterized your car, your house, and your lawn. But what about your pet? It’s important that you take the time to prepare your pet adequately for the season. Here are some winter threats that lurk around, as well as tips on how to keep your pet safe. Toxic Winter Products: Anti-Freeze: Never, ever leave automotive antifreeze where your pet can access it, and make sure you clean up any

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  • The Perfect Gift

    Posted on December 10, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Have you been racking your brain trying to come up with the perfect gift for someone who has everything? Have you decided that Christmas has gotten too commercial and you just want to give something from the heart? Are all the things you can think of things that might end up in the back of someone’s closet, never to be seen again until that person gives it to someone else?

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  • Jerky Treat Caution

    Posted on October 23, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Veterinarians from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging caution after the Food and Drug Administration issued a request for members of the general public and their veterinarians to send any information they have if their pet has become ill after eating jerky treats. Since 2007, the FDA says they have received reports of 3,600 dogs and 10 cats becoming ill from eating jerky treats in the U.S. Approximately 580 of those

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  • Mom And Pups Rescued

    Posted on September 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Mom and pups rescued

    Last week a mother and her seven boxer pups, less than six weeks old, were rescued from a culvert in Tracy City. On hand for the rescue were Tracy City Police Chief Tony Bean, Assistant Chief Charlie Wilder, Reserve Officers T.J. Bean and A.J. Cunningham, Assistant Fire Chief Theron Gross, Lieutenant Robert Tuders, fire fighters Samantha King and Tyler Hargis, and animal rescue workers Treena Kilgore, Tammy Williams, and Danny

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  • “Pet Flipping”

    Posted on August 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Veterinarians from Georgia Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital, recommend taking certain precautions to make sure people can be reunited with their pets in the event they are lost or stolen. Sadly, a new criminal trend called, “pet flipping,” is gaining in popularity. The scandal is where people will steal or find someone else’s pet and then sell the pet. According to the American Kennel Club, there has been

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  • Dangers For Pets In Hot Cars

    Posted on July 31, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    With the summer months upon us, pet travel is at its height and it’s time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car. Whether you’re parking in the shade, just running into the store, or leaving the windows cracked, it is still NOT ok to leave your pet in a parked car. The temperature inside a car can skyrocket after just a few minutes. 

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