Tag Archive: animal

Feb 18

Pet insurance

One topic I’ve learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, “It’s an animal – that’s just part of the circle of life.” Others consider Rover a …

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Dec 30

Tyler to purchase animal care facility

The City of Tyler has announced its plan to move forward with the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Highway for the purposes of opening a city-owned and operated animal care facility. On Nov. 15, the City entered into a sales contract for $550,000 for the 10 acres and existing buildings on the property to …

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Sep 14

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Aug 11

How does your favorite animal remind you of God?

“A giraffe can kiss the clouds because it is long, and God is long,” says Tori, age 6. Well, the Psalmist wrote that “with an outstretched arm” God’s mercy endures forever. I suppose “outstretched” qualifies as long. custom writing essays “God created the horse so people could ride on it,” says Jacob, 7. “The horse …

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May 25

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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Jun 21

Canine victory

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has expressed thanks to Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill (HB) 1451 into law, which initiates oversight of large-scale commercial breeding facilities, known as puppy mills. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, and championed in the Senate by Sen. John Whitmire, …

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Jun 07

Give me shelter

Cristine Kerr, interim executive director for Humane Society of East Texas is passionate about her work at the animal shelter. Her love for animals runs deep. Kerr was born in Hanover, Germany. Her grandparents owned a farm that raised horses and milk cows. The farm also had other animals including chickens and ducks.Kerr is fluent …

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Jan 05

Come and read to animals

I Read To Animals is a unique program that is being offered for the first time at the Longview Public Library in 2011. During the cialis wholesale program, elementary-age children will attend four weekly sessions that cover various topics on animals and animal care. They will also “adopt” a stuffed animal to read books to …

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