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Missing Kitten in Clark-Canal Area

There is a black and white kitten missing in the Clark-Canal area of Brattleboro

Please call (802) 380-6576 if you find him.

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Do People Socalize With Their Dogs Anywhere in Brattleboro?

I just moved to Brattleboro with my dog. Where we lived before, there were lots of dog parks and places to bring your dog where you knew there would be other dogs to run and play with.  I'm wondering if there is any outdoor place, official or not, where people take their dogs to play with other dogs. Poor guy needs some new friends!

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Anyone Missing a Hound?

This hound (mix? looked houndier in person) was running in traffic on Canal Street (*NO* traffic sense whatsoever) Sunday around 5pm.  I followed him up Maple St., but lost him near the corner of Locust when he started cutting through yards. He was traveling at speed.  I called the ACO and left a message with dispatch.

Sorry about the crappy photos. 

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Brattleboro Dog and Wolf-Hybrid Licenses Due

Brattleboro dog and wolf-hybrid licenses are due on or before April 1. Vermont dogs and wolf-hybrids 6 months of age and older must be licensed on or before April 1. For dogs not previously licensed in Brattleboro, a first-time license must be obtained in person from the Town Clerk’s office. Licenses being renewed may be processed in the Town Clerk’s office, through the mail or online at www.brattleboro.org.

Vaccination against rabies is required by Vermont Statutes before licensing. A current vaccination means:

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Missing Dog Islay ("eye-la") in West B.

PLEASE HELP FIND ISLAY!!! (eye-la) Our dog ran off in West Brattleboro, from the home of Michael Gigante, PhD, (31 frog hill) toward Hilltop Montessori. She had no collar on, and was running away from a chocolate lab.

Please help her to get home, which is 1469 Windmill Hill Rd South in Putney.

She left their home around 11 am yesterday, March 17th. She is very shy and probably won't come if called. If you see her, please call Heather Taylor at 802-451-6340 or John Todd at 802-380-3455.

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Found Cat - Dummerston

This very friendly and talkative kitty announced herself to me this morning from inside my chimney. I opened the flu and she fell into my living room, where she seemed quite at home.

I put her back outside, and she found her way back to the roof, looking like she was trying to find her way down the chimney again.

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Brattleboro Dog and Wolf-Hybrid Licenses Are Available

Brattleboro dog and wolf-hybrid licenses are available for the 2014 licensing period. Vermont dogs and wolf-hybrids 6 months of age and older must be licensed on or before April 1.

Renewal licenses may be obtained in person at the Town Clerk’s office, through the mail or online at www.brattleboro.org. Dogs being licensed in Brattleboro for the first time may be licensed in person or through the mail by printing the license form from the website listed above.

Vaccination against rabies is required by Vermont Statutes before licensing. A current vaccination means:

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Remember The Critters

Please remeber to look out for your, and your neighbors, animals in the coming storm.   No animal should be teathered outside this time of year.  Remember, drinking water for barn animals can freeze.

Keep your eyes open for the critters.

Thanks.

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Golden Lab Found 12/29

Golden Lab found on Cedar street Sunday afternoon. Name on tag is "Quest".

Please call 203-233-8288 to retrieve your puppy!

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Vote For Your Favorite Family Pet Photo and Raise Money for BAPC & WCHS

The Brattleboro Subaru Paws for Prevention Photo Contest is now live. You can support the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition (BAPC) and Windham County Humane Society (WCHS) by clicking here and voting for your favorite family pet photo. The photo with the most votes at the end of the contest will win $150 with a 2nd and 3rd place prize of $50/each. The more votes the contest receives overall the more money will be raised for both organizations.

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Holiday Family Photos - This Sunday at Paws for Prevention!

Bring your two- and four-legged friends to Paws for Prevention at Achille Agway in Brattleboro, this Sunday 11am-3pm to have a professional photo taken in a festive holiday scene.  You will receive your photo in digital format which can be used for a variety of customized and unique holiday gifts. Photos taken at the event will be automatically entered (unless you opt out) in the Brattleboro Subaru Photo contest with a chance to win up to $150! Bring your best smile, your family, your pets - bring the whole gang to Paws for Prevention this Sunday!  Visit the Paws for Prevention website for more information. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Local to Global Animal Protection Efforts

To the Editor of the Patriot Ledger,

I attended the demonstration at Dedham Superior Court yesterday (Not-guilty pleas in Quincy cat death case. November 22, 2013). We stood on the street in front of the courthouse in the cold rain for two hours before entering a courtroom to bear witness to a man and woman capable of a heinous act against a completely innocent living creature.  I felt very sad sitting there, and a bit sick to my stomach.

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Deceased Cat Found Without ID

 Sadly a large whiteish cat was discovered last night (around 6:30 pm) hit and killed in the road, most likely by a car in front of 64 Western Ave. He or She was a large white cat with tabby type markings. The cat has been stored in a box if you are possibly the owner and care to examine please reply, but will be turned over to the town animal control officer by early tomorrow morning.Sorry for your loss if this is you. Please respond to this post for more information if you think was your cat.

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For Animal Lovers - Dog Brain Research

New research on  dog's brains strongly suggests they should be better protected by policy responses and social practices.

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A Little Known Bible Story

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