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CDC: Companion pets won’t get you sick

CDC: Companion pets won’t get you sick

Pet owners, who question if the new coronavirus COVID-19 can infect or harm animals, will take comfort in the constantly updated information now available. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), in coordination with the scientific veterinarian community and leading animal experts and organizations, have released pet owner and pet safety guidelines to […]

Animal House: Playing Santa to the homeless and their pets

Animal House: Playing Santa to the homeless and their pets

Cynthia Saben, employee of the Jacksonville Electric Authority and dedicated animal advocate, had an idea in November 2018 that would have a profound impact on her life. She wanted to provide a hot breakfast and an equally warm helping of respect, care and assistance to the homeless and their pets, on Christmas morning. She chose […]

Animal House: ACPS Foster Appreciation Evening unites animal lovers at Fishweir Brewery

Animal House: ACPS Foster Appreciation Evening unites animal lovers at Fishweir Brewery

Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS) Kitten Foster and Volunteer Transporter Pamela Newby Love, an Avondale resident, hosted a foster appreciation evening at Fishweir Brewery on Edgewood Avenue on Nov. 24. Fishweir Brewery bartender Ryan Parker said that he and the brewery owners, Broc and Stacey Flores care about animals and were pleased that Love […]

Words Count: Justin Shrader

Words Count: Justin Shrader

Mountain hiking during daylight amidst calm weather can have its erratic, exciting moments. Hiking Japan’s Mt. Fuji, a sacred, stratovolcanic structure of basaltic lava and rock resulting from sequences of volcanic activity, in the dark wee hours during typhoon season, tends to heighten the hiking experience to a whole other level. Between periodic rain, 60 […]