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Violent Dogs Attack and Kill Goat, Donkey Near St. Stephen, N.B.

Violent Dogs Attack and Kill Goat, Donkey Near St. Stephen, N.B.

| April 27, 2015

According to RCMP, West District Police are advising the public to be on the lookout for a dog involved in a violent attack against two farm animals in Dufferin, N.B. The RCMP were called to Todds Point Road on April 25, 2015 in relation to two dogs attacking and killing a goat and a donkey.  […]

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Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

| April 17, 2015

 The Houlton Humane Society is asking for information from the public after two dead dogs were found in Ludlow on Wednesday morning. According to animal control officer David Rairdon, a school bus driver noticed the two dogs on the side of the Laskey Road.Both were deceased and Rairdon said they appeared to have had their […]

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Bear Baiting Referendum

Bear Baiting Referendum

| March 5, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine election officials say supporters of a proposal to end bear baiting have surpassed the threshold necessary to put the initiative on the fall ballot. Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Wednesday that 63,626 valid signatures were submitted, or 6,349 signatures more than required. The initiative seeks to prohibit the use […]

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Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

| January 7, 2014

Police estimate that two dogs and three cats were abandoned at a home in Ashland for two or three weeks with no food, no water, and no heat. Jarad Carney of the Ashland Police Department says, “I honestly believe they probably would not have made it through another night in that cold.” Last Thursday Sergeant […]

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Pet Vaccination Rates

Pet Vaccination Rates

| July 11, 2012

We all love our pets– but we’re not all getting them vaccinated. In fact, the state’s top veterinarian says the pet vaccination rates are FAR TOO LOW!  But the big question is why?  Dick Palm checked in with a local animal hospital to find out what they had to say about the issue and why […]

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