Tag Archive: pet

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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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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Apr 17 2012

ALZHEIMER’S: New test at ETMC helps identify hallmarks of the disease

A new imaging procedure at ETMC will help doctors’ pinpoint key differences between Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  “This is an important step forward in evaluating patients with signs of cognitive impairment,” said Dr. George M. Plotkin, PhD, MD, of the ETMC Neurological Institute.   Because a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is usually …

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Oct 19 2011

Library hosts pet contest

The Longview Public Library invites residents to participate in upcoming programs and activities. Among the activities is a Pet Costume Contest & Pet Fair on Saturday, October 29, 2011, on the Eastman Plaza of the Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. According to Library Manager Kara Spitz, “The Library is pleased to host the …

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Jun 07 2011

Hot weather

The City of Longview Animal Control is encouraging residents to take precautions to make sure their pets are kept hydrated and cool this summer. Those precautions include: • Provide a shelter for your outside animals. Access to a shady spot can help keep your pet keep cool. • Fresh water should be available at all …

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Jun 07 2011

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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