The day my first foster chose me…

I had been told by my grandparents that their dogs had always chosen them. I was finally able to experience that feeling myself. The other interns and I were brought into the play yard to meet a number of potential fosters. As the dogs’ names and stories were being...

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The Frustration of Fleas

We all know them, those nasty little bugs that make our pets miserable when they decide to take residence on them.  The tell-tale sign of their presence is scratching. For some pets, however, fleas can mean more than itchy skin. Here is some information on fleas you...

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Pyometra- Another Reason To Spay

The name is certainly unique enough, but what does this term have to do with your pet? If you have an un-spayed female dog or cat, knowing this term is very significant. “Pyo” is the accumulation of pus, and “Metra” refers to the uterus. Yes, a pyometra is an...

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How To Help Animals In Shelters This Winter

Did you know that most animal shelters fill up during the winter, after the holidays? Did you know that most shelters could really use your help after the holiday giving season is over? Animal shelters soon fill up in the winter months with dogs & cats that are...

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Alternative Housing for Shelter Pups

Animal Care Sanctuary’s (ACS) alternative housing program pairs dogs with behavioral difficulties that may decrease their adoptability, with college-level pre-veterinary or animal science interns in onsite housing.  Since the inception of the internship program in...

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Giving: Good For Your Health & Almost As Good As Chocolate

Did you know that when you make a donation to charity, your brain acts in a similar way to when you are eating chocolate?  Thanks to technology, researchers are able to study brain activity when certain acts are taken.  In a study on charitable giving, when people...

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Wildlife Trafficking Bill

I had the privilege this past November to travel for 3 weeks in Kenya and Rwanda. The experience of witnessing all of the magnificent wildlife in their own environment made me more determined to lend my voice to the Wildlife Trafficking Bill that will be introduced...

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A Bungalow For Barn Cats

The new year is often a time of reflection on the events of the year prior, as well as a time to look forward to exciting things coming in the year we’re starting out. For the ACS Feline Care Department, one of the first things that comes to mind is the development of...

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‘Tis the Season to Spay/Neuter!

One could argue that year-round is always a good time to have your cat fixed.  While this is true, we are also approaching the time of year when we will start to see pregnant cats and litters of kittens.  It is cold now and the days are short, and though it may seem...

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Upcoming Events

Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
On the third Wednesday of every month we hold Cat Yoga! With a yoga mat and a $5 donation, you can enjoy a double dose of relaxation at our East Smithfield Adoption Center at 353[...]
Animal Care Sanctuary East Smithfield
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
The Following is from the Sayre Farmer’s Market Facebook page: “The Sayre Farmer’s Market at Howard Elmer Park is open every Friday through October. Come for the fresh produce, hand crafted wares & yummy food!”[...]
Howard Elmer Park
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
The following is from the Wellsboro First Friday Facebook page: “Wellsboro First Friday is a monthly social event in historic downtown Wellsboro offering free local music, art, shopping, dining, and more!”
Aug 26 @ 6:35 pm – 10:00 pm
6:35 pm
Come on out to the ball game… where doggos get in for free, and have their own reserved seat. $1 hot dogs. Learn more about the services available to the community from the Animal Care[...]
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am
10:00 am
The Following is from the Sayre Farmer’s Market Facebook page: “The Sayre Farmer’s Market at Howard Elmer Park is open every Friday through October. Come for the fresh produce, hand crafted wares & yummy food!”[...]
Howard Elmer Park

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