Tag: Pet

Tecla K-9 Academy to hold grand opening

Tecla K-9 Academy to hold grand opening

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tecla’s K-9 Academy will host their long-awaited grand opening party at their new, spacious Elkridge facility on Saturday, August 2, 2014. To mark the special occasion, Tecla Walton and her team have lined up a feature-packed event that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Leashed and vaccinated dogs are welcome to attend the grand […]

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Dog cruise rescheduled for July

Dog cruise rescheduled for July

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Twas raining cats and dogs in Annapolis! The June 12th Dog Days of Summer Cruise was canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Thursday, July 24th. Take your dog out on the water and support the Anne Arundel County SPCA on a Harbor Queen cruise of Annapolis. The 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise […]

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Dog days of summer cruise to benefit the SPCA

Dog days of summer cruise to benefit the SPCA

| June 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Summer has begun and it’s about to go to the dogs! Take your dog out on the water and support the Anne Arundel County SPCA on a Harbor Queen cruise of Annapolis. The 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise is coming up on Thursday, June 12th. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ […]

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Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

Labrador retrievers to take over Quiet Waters Park

| June 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Next Saturday, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis will be full of bounding labrador retrievers participating in the Annual Lab Rescue Dog  Walk. The event benefits the Lab Rescue of the LRCP (Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac) is a volunteer driven, non-profit organization with a two-fold mission: rescue, foster and place homeless, abused, and/or abandoned Labrador […]

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Summer cruise for your canine on the Harbor Queen

Summer cruise for your canine on the Harbor Queen

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer has begun and it’s about to go to the dogs! Take your dog out on the water and support the Anne Arundel County SPCA on a Harbor Queen cruise of Annapolis. The 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise is coming up on Thursday, June 12th. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ […]

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Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

Local teen raised $800 for Cats R Us feline rescue

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Annapolis teen, Josalyn Bonney (14) announced the winners in a month long raffle in support of area feline rescue Cats R Us. The raffle raised $812 to purchase a microchip scanner and 100 chips through Chip FurKeeps, a collaborative effort between PetFinder and Home Again to provide microchips to shelters around the […]

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Police Need Help With Suspicious Death Of South County Dog

Police Need Help With Suspicious Death Of South County Dog

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Friday, October 25, 2013, at approximately 10:57 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the 6000 block of Allwine Avenue in Deale a complaint of possible animal abuse. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the owner of a three-year-old Beagle/Boston Terrier mix named “Marley”, who indicated that he let his dog out into a […]

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Annual Dog Swim At Truxtun Park Pool

Annual Dog Swim At Truxtun Park Pool

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Truxtun Park Pool located at 251 Pump House Road in Annapolis on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! Event requirements: well-behaved dogs over the age of […]

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Making A Difference One Paw At A Time

Making A Difference One Paw At A Time

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In honor of International Assistance Dog week, MD Senators Ed Reilly and John Astle recognized the work of Canine Companions For Independence as their Capital Chapter Service Dog teams and Puppy Raisers for a formal portrait session at the State Capitol. Canine Companions For Independence breeds, raises and trains assistance dogs for people with physical […]

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Pit Bull Mix Injures 3 In Shadyside

Pit Bull Mix Injures 3 In Shadyside

| August 19, 2013 | 38 Comments

UPDATE: From the Anne Arundel County Police Department: On Sunday, August 18, 2013, at approximately 8:33 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the 4900 block of Filbert Drive in Shady Side for an aggressive animal.  Upon arrival, officers located three female victims. The first victim, a 29-year-old female, received non-life threatening injuries after […]

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Pit Bull Attack Responsible For Eviction

Pit Bull Attack Responsible For Eviction

| July 3, 2013 | 7 Comments

The Capital is reporting that a couple who was attacked by a pit bull dog last month is being evicted from their apartment for allowing the dog to visit. The dog belonged to the woman’s daughter. Last month, we took yet another position on pit bulls and the aggressive behavior they exhibit. We pointed out […]

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Weitzman Launches New Site For Anne Arundel County SPCA

Weitzman Launches New Site For Anne Arundel County SPCA

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Weitzman agency has announced the launch of a new website for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. The site is now easier for the public to find pets that are looking for forever homes. In addition to improved navigation, the site now showcases a dynamic “Programs” feature and highlights the variety of animal welfare […]

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Opinion: Pit Bull Apologists Need Not Apply

Opinion: Pit Bull Apologists Need Not Apply

| June 22, 2013 | 18 Comments

As sure as the sun will rise tomorrow, any story about a pit bull attacking a person will bring out hundreds of people accusing the media of persecuting the breed.  Or is it the government with their proposed legislation? The argument is immature and very child-like. As I write this, there are two adults recovering […]

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Rearing Happy Puppies; Keeping Them Healthy And Safe As They Grow

Rearing Happy Puppies; Keeping Them Healthy And Safe As They Grow

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Having a happy, healthy and thriving pet is the objective of every loving owner. The quest starts the day a puppy arrives in its new home, and the help of a seasoned professional like Judy Heller can make all the difference between success and disaster. Judy Heller is an 18 year resident of Edgewater, MD, […]

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Posh Pet Sessions Support Companions For Heroes

Posh Pet Sessions Support Companions For Heroes

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Linda McCarthy of Visual Concepts Photography, Davidsonville, MD and Elizabeth Chaney of Perfect Pet Resort, Lothian, MD announce the launch of an upcoming fundraiser—2014 Posh Pets Calendar– to benefit Companions for Heroes. All dog lovers are invited to schedule a portrait sitting for their pup or pups and all portraits will be considered for the […]

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Extended Rabies And Microchip Clinic To Be Held March 21

Extended Rabies And Microchip Clinic To Be Held March 21

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Anne Arundel County Animal Control will be offering an extended rabies and microchip clinic for the public. The clinic will be held at Anne Arundel County Animal Control located at 411 Maxwell Frye Road in Millersville, Maryland. The clinic, which normally runs from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., will be […]

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Pets On Wheels & Mom And Me Life Enrichment Programs

Pets On Wheels & Mom And Me Life Enrichment Programs

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Want to cheer up a lonely person by visiting with your pet or young child? Consider signing up for an orientation session to be held in October for the Pets on Wheels, Mom and Me, and Life Enrichment programs. The Life Enrichment program provides weekly visits to residents of nursing homes and assisted living sites […]

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Leopold Seeks Members For Animal Welfare Council

Leopold Seeks Members For Animal Welfare Council

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold is seeking new members for the Animal Welfare Council, a citizen panel that has been very successful in leading significant change to benefit pets and pet owners. “Thanks to this important group of citizens and professionals, we have been able to make numerous improvements to Animal Control, including the addition of a civilian administrator and […]

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Hoffman Animal Hospital Is Celebrating 20 Years Of Service

Hoffman Animal Hospital Is Celebrating 20 Years Of Service

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hoffman Animal Hospital, located at 15 Old Mill Bottom Rd North, will host an Open House on Sunday, October, 14th. Annapolis pet owners and their furry friends are invited to enjoy the festivities, tour the animal hospital and learn more about the basics of pet care. Hoffman Animal Hospital offers routine vet care services, including spay and […]

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Police Seek Public’s Help On Reported Dog Attack

Police Seek Public’s Help On Reported Dog Attack

| July 25, 2012 | 8 Comments

NOTE: The original post had a tag of “pit bull.” This was inadvertent and a result of an auto-tagging feature. The tag has been removed as the police report clearly states that it was either an American Bulldog or a shepherd mix with long hair. We regret the error. On July 24, 2012, at approximately 7:18 p.m., […]

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Top 3 Vet Vists That Can Be Avoided

Top 3 Vet Vists That Can Be Avoided

| May 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

No one likes to have to take their pet to the vet, especially if it can be avoided. We have visits every day where a pet is sick or injured because of something that could have been prevented. Here are some tips on the top 3 vet visits that could be avoided by making changes […]

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Adopt-A-Thon

Adopt-A-Thon

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Animal Control is hosting and an Adopt-a-Thon on Saturday, May 12, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at their facility located at 411 Maxwell Frye Road in Millersville, Maryland. There will be adoptable animals from both the county’s shelter and other local rescues and shelters looking for  good homes. There will […]

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