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Let seniors take their pets to Cooling Centers on hot days!

** I’m off on vacation to Panama. I’ll be back with a blog and some wonderful photos from the Central American rain forests on July 23. See ya! */Gary *

Many Bay Area communities have opened Cooling Centers to provide relief to seniors from HIGH temperatures.

Unfortunately, pets are not usually allowed at city-owned community centers, libraries and senior centers. And a lot of seniors won’t go to the Cooling Centers if they have to leave their pets behind in the heat.

There’s a simple and easy solution to this that will make sure our senior citizens are not placed at risk on these very hot days …
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Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
Under: Animal rescue Organizations, Cats, dogs, Hot Weather, Pet rescue | No Comments »

Stranded dogs, cats rescued in flood-ravaged Iowa town

Reviving memories of its huge animal rescue effort following Hurricane Katrina, Best Friends Animal Society today announced that a full animal rescue team is hard at work helping to free companion animals from floodwaters in the tiny town of Oakville, in southeastern Iowa.

I just received this news release from the society:
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Posted on Thursday, June 19th, 2008
Under: Animal welfare, Disasters, Floods, Pet rescue, Pets in Danger | 3 Comments »