Tag: pets

Friendship Center Hosts Bless the Pets

Pat Sand and Ron Hunt A favorite of so many, the Blessing of the Pets worship service was Sunday, April 25. Four-legged friends attended, with a large gathering in person and on Zoom. Pastor Ron Hunt of Friendship Center led a very meaningful service. The readings of the day were 1st Corinthians 15:35-42 and the…

Friends of Pinal Celebrates One Year as a Non-Profit

Mirage is the first animal to benefit from one of the part-time vet's expertise and the new surgical instruments. Stabilization repair on one leg was successful, and as Mirage recovers, she will have surgery on another knee, with hopes that she will become highly adoptable.

Joy Wegner, Volunteer at Pinal County Animal Care & Control Friends of Pinal County Animal Shelter & Rescues (Friends of Pinal) is celebrating one year of non-profit status and one year of helping with vet care for the Pinal County Animal Care & Control (PCACC) dogs and cats. The organization helps dogs and cats get…

Pets on a Leash

Melani Caron, CAAM, CMCA, AMS, General Manager On occasion, I like to send out reminders regarding pets in general, which includes cats and dogs. While I understand cats and dogs are curious and like to sniff around, some homeowners do not enjoy pets on their property. Please be courteous and respectful of this situation and…

Barking dog notice

Melani Caron, CAAM, CMCA, General Manager With the temperatures cooling down and more people opening their windows to enjoy the weather, the topic of barking dogs was recently brought to my attention. I don’t know if this is a problem throughout the community or just in a specific area. This communication is meant to offer…

Bless the Pets Sunday, March 10

Pastor Ron Hunt Everyone is invited to Friendship Center’s First Annual “Bless the Pets” Worship, Sunday, March 10th, at 9:30 AM. It’s a truly unforgettable experience if you’ve never been to one. The pets and people will gather at the grassy area next to the Softball Park. If you don’t have a pet of your…

What you need to know about snakes – keeping your pet safe

  Summer is here, and the chance of encountering a snake rises. The summer heat fosters conditions that snakes love. Dry, arid conditions allow snakes to thrive and/or drive them into the comfort of your yard or home. Most snakes that have been found in our populated neighborhoods have been carried in under cars and…

What you need to know about snakes – keeping your pet safe

  Summer is here, and the chance of encountering a snake rises. The summer heat fosters conditions that snakes love. Dry, arid conditions allow snakes to thrive and/or drive them into the comfort of your yard or home. Most snakes that have been found in our populated neighborhoods have been carried in under cars and…

Successful book signing for “Simon the Cat”

Margaret and Simon the cat

The book signing held at the Erickson’s for Margaret’s book Simon the Cat–The Adventures of a Very Special Kitty on November 26 was a great success. Simon the cat enjoyed all the attention he received, and he particularly loved Babs Barney’s grandchildren, Desmond and Bella. Margaret wishes to thank all who attended and bought the book…

Easy Ways to Keep Your Pet Happy and Healthy

(Family Features) For many people pets are a part of the family. Owning a pet is a rewarding experience, but also an important responsibility. Fortunately, there are preventative measures that can be taken to help keep pets healthy. Just like their human counterparts, pets are susceptible to bacteria and viruses both within and outside the…