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With the spread of Ebola in the United States, many pet parents are concerned about the risk of their animals becoming infected with the disease or becoming infected from their pet.  At this time, the Centers for Disease Control has no reports of dogs or cats becoming sick with Ebola or of the disease being spread to people by their animals. Even in areas in Africa where Ebola is present, there have been no reports of dogs and cats becoming sick with Ebola. The Washington State Department of Agriculture has sent the following information to SCRAPS regarding the risks of Ebola being spread [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014
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Halloween is supposed to be fun and a little frightening, but the holiday can turn downright scary if your pet runs away. Sudden noises and strange-looking costumes can spook your pet, causing them to bolt through the open door.  The best idea is to always adorn your pet with a collar and identification tag, along with microchipping them. “If you haven’t already licensed and microchipped your pet, now is the time – especially your cat,” said Nancy Hill, the Regional Director of SCRAPS.  “SCRAPS reunites about 60% of dogs with their owners.  That statistic for cats is only about 3% due to [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014
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Animals rescued from a recent seizure in Deer Park are up for adoption at a special event on Wednesday, October 1st from 2 – 6 p.m. at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. Adults interested in adopting any of these animals as a family pet can come to the Spokane County Fairgrounds through the Broadway entrance. Currently available for adoption: 60 Rabbits 14 Roosters 2 Billy Goats    A $25 adoption fee is requested for rabbits, $10 for roosters and $50 for the Billy goats. The adoption fee helps recover the cost of care and feeding of the animals during their holding period. Donations to the SCRAPS [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
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