These common sense rules can help avoid tragedy.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
Friday, February 8
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA) offers these tips to make sure your pets are kept safe during extreme winter conditions. Keep your pets warm and indoors. As always cats should stay inside. Since cats left outdoors may stay warm in car wheel wells or under hoods, you should awake any sleeping animals by wrapping on your car hood before starting the engine. Trips outside should remain short during the winter months. While dogs need outdoor exercise, lengthy walks can prove harmful especially when wind chill is a factor. Dogs should remain leashed and supervised when outdoors throughout the year. However in the winter do not bring them near bodies of water even if they appear frozen. Shorthaired dogs…
Even if the weather cools down, there are plenty of events going on locally for you and your family.
When/Where: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 2:00 pm, Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler St, Why Go: This is a chance for you to see the Academy Award nominated film that everyone has been talking about -- for FREE! If you've never seen it or even if you have and want to see it again, this is your chance. Pricing: Free When/Where: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 1:00 pm, DPW Garage, 999 Whipple Road, Tewksbury Why Go: This one isn't much for you as it is for your best friend. Each year there are reports in the area of a rabid fox, raccoon or coyote. Protect your dog and cat. Moon S. Kim, DVM, will be the attending veterinarian. Please bring your previously issued Rabies Certificate to verify the rabies vaccination expiration date which will …