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Guided By a Passion To Help
Two friends raise dogs together to prepare them to help the blind
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Adoptable Pet of the Week Beauty
You don’t have to be a beast to fall in love with this Beauty! This sweet, calm senior dog has nothing but love to give; leisurely walks and time spent with you is all this girl needs. Beauty would do best with an adult or home with older children, and would like to meet any potential canine roommates. Life is beautiful — take Beauty home today! Pet Olympics Adoption Promotion, Sept. 1-30 Pick your price to adopt an adult cat or dog (four mont...
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The Tale of a Warrior Princess
Woman writes a book to mourn loss of her dog, help homeless pets
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NHS announces duck race, raffle winners
Second annual event raises money to help area’s homeless pets
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Adoptable Pet of the Week Darla
Darla is a little bit sugar and a little bit spice. She is an interesting mix of an outgoing and friendly cat who can also be playful and feisty. She likes spending some time alone sleeping in a comfy spot and then will settle down next to you for a nice ear rub. Variety is the spice of life. Sweeten yours — take Darla home today! Celebrating Ancient Egypt Adoption Promotion, Aug. 1 through 31 Pick your price to adopt an adult cat or dog (4 mo...
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Ducks race this weekend to help Nevada Humane Society
Fundraiser at Wingfield Park fills Truckee River with yellow rubber duckies
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Jump Into the Snake Pit
Repticon takes place this weekend to the delight of area reptile and spider lovers
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Sniffing out a career as an ‘animal cop’
A local student gets a preview of possible jobs, learns what skills and training she needs
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On the Air Because She Cares
Local activist and longtime Sparks resident is starting an AM radio show all about animals
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New vet hospital fuses treatment with luxury
Advanced Petcare is in the location of former A-Plus Animal Hospital
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Adoptable Pet of the Week Addison
Addison has a case of HDS — Happy Dog Syndrome. This sweet, enthusiastic girl is a great dog who just wants a good home to call her own and people to share her love with. She has lots of zip and always is ready to go on your next adventure. She does like being the center of attention and would do best as your only dog. Addison can give you love, affection and companionship for many years to come. Consider making her part of your family today. ...
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Missing Pet of the Week Rocky
Missing Pet of the Week Rocky is a neutered male, brown and white Akita mix. He is estimated to be 8 years old. Rocky’s owner can redeem him through Washoe County Animal Services by calling 353-8900. A picture ID (such as a driver’s license) is required. In some cases, additional proof of ownership might be required such as the pet’s picture or registration records.
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Adoptable Pet of the Week Pop Top
Pop Top is a low-maintenance older cat who came to the shelter when her owner died. She loves napping on a soft bed and snuggling next to you on the sofa. She doesn’t need a lot of attention — she is happy just spending time with you.   Christmas in July Adoption Promotion, July 23 through 31 Adopt adult cats for $5 and adult dogs for $35 (4 months and older, excluding specially priced dogs). Adopt kittens for $30 and adoptions through the Sen...
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FIDO Friendly magazine releases its “50 Best Of” list for 2011
Cities, daycares, hotels and more are rated for accommodating dogs
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Ruth
At the Nevada Humane Society
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Swing and Swim To Help Nevada Humane Society
Duck festival, PGA event ticket sales to help homeless pets
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How To Be Koi
Local expert gives advice on how best to care for the outdoor fish in warm weather and all year long
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Come see ‘The Ark at Dark’
Enjoy a tour when temperatures go down
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Adoptable Pet of the Week: Gino
The G in Gino’s name stands for so many things! He’s a ‘G’reat kitty with tons of personality, ‘G’regarious and outgoing. He’s ‘G’entle, too, and likes sitting close to you (particularly if it includes a belly rub) for some snuggle time. He’s ‘G’enial so roommates should be no problem.  Look no further — Gino’s the perfect ‘G’uy!  ‘G’et ‘G’oing and take Gino home today! Reno is Petown Adoption Promotion, July 7 through 22
 Adopt adult cats for...
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