Posts Tagged ‘ dogs ’

Dogs help fight cancer with Bark for Life

September 25, 2014
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Dogs will have various activities to participate in during the Bark for Life event.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Dog owners have the opportunity to include their pets in the fight against cancer through the Southington Bark for Life event, which supports cancer research, on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Southington Drive In. Three years ago, the American Cancer Society invited Southington’s Relay for Life group to establish a…

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Youth helps at the dog pound to earn Girl Scout award

May 31, 2014
By Ed Harris
Kayla Sica, pictured here with Animal Control Officer Dave Ireland and one of the three current dogs up for adoption, is finishing up a project at the Southington Dog Pound that will not only help the dogs, but also earn her the Girl Scout’s Gold Award.

By Ed Harris Editor Kayla Sica, a Senior Girl Scout, is working to earn her Gold Award by undertaking a project called Success at the Dog Pound. As part of the project, Kayla is looking to bring awareness to the Southington Dog Pound, its adoptions and creating a permanent donation program that will help collect…

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Coyotes attack dogs near Flanders Road

April 23, 2014

Two dogs were attacked by coyotes early Tuesday morning, but the owner was able to scare the animals away before any major harm befell the dogs, police said. According to police, a man was walking his three dogs, off leash, along the old Novick Orchards, near Flanders Street, when two coyotes came out of the…

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