Tag: cats

Veterinary medicine researchers awarded grant to study heart disease in cats

The most common form of heart disease in cats is Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), which affects up to 15 percent of cats.


Dog foster families are needed in Virginia

Eight-three percent of animals that entered shelters in the United States in 2021 were saved. But 355,000 were euthanized, according to recent data from the Best Friends Animal Society. Half of these animals were euthanized in California, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Alabama.


Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA reaches maximum capacity

The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA requests the community’s help in reducing overcrowding by adopting a pet.

Alidia Vane

Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center welcomes new executive director

As a freshman in high school in Louisiana, Alidia Vane volunteered for the local animal shelter.

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Forty additional cats available for adoption this week at Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA

The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA is hosting a feline adoption special at the shelter this weekend as 40 additional cats are available for adoption this week.


Notification plan for local bus service changes related to inclement weather announced

The Central Shenandoah Planning Commission District announced the notification plan for changes to local bus service in the Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta area related to inclement winter weather.

Virginia Veterinary Medical Association announces 2014 Rabies Awareness Week

The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) has partnered with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to sponsor a statewide effort to raise rabies awareness and promote health guidelines to safely vaccinate animals.

My Clean Kitchen: Fourth of July Recipe Roundup

As we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, we are compiling a list of our favorite MCK (My Clean Kitchen) summertime recipes. These are the recipes we’ll be serving tomorrow as we celebrate with friends and family.

Hurricane season: Be prepared to move pets

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) reminds pet owners to think now about how to care for their pets during a hurricane or summer storm.

Stone Cold Steve Austin on gay marriage: He supports it

When you see a headline promising you details on Stone Cold Steve Austin and his position on gay marriage, you don’t expect to read about how he supports it. But that is the case, as Austin revealed on his podcast this week.


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