Tag Archive: dog

Aug 01 2014

Taking care of pets

Sometimes it feels as if there are dogs everywhere in Longview. For example, on Mobberly Avenue, it is common to see young people and adults walking with their dogs. Other times, stray dogs are walking or running on the street looking for food or scraps to eat. This week, Campers at Broughton Recreation Center learned …

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Jul 15 2014

Summertime = safe time

Summertime. Kids love it and parents dread it. While you want your child to go outdoors and get some fresh air and sun, you also want them to be safe. Summer should be a time for fun, not injury. From 10 a.m to 4 p.m is when the sun’s rays are the strongest, so it’s …

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Feb 18 2014

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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Nov 22 2013

Animal care: Tyler to purchase land

During a recent regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Tyler City Council authorized the City manager to negotiate for the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Hwy to be used for a future animal care facility. “We are pleased to take this step toward Tyler opening its own Animal Care Facility,” said Tyler Mayor Barbara …

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Nov 18 2013

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Oct 25 2013

Adoption event to celebrate Pit Bull Awareness Month

The Humane Society of Northeast Texas is proudly celebrating Pitt Bull Awareness Month with a special adoption event on Saturday, October 26, at Jake’s Feed from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. in Longview. Jake’s Feed store is located on 3612 McCann Road North of Loop 281, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Furthermore, there will …

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May 25 2013

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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Nov 03 2011

Dog Run, Walk, Wag

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Got a favorite canine that loves the great outdoors? Get Fit Longview and the City of Longview will host a 1 Mile & 5K Dog Run, Walk and Wag event for dog lovers and their pets on Saturday, November 12 at Lear Park (the location of KidsView.) Participants may register in the PARD office or …

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