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Workshop for dog owners upcoming

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 2:35 pm

With the arrival of spring and nice weather, you and your four-legged best friend may be thinking of visiting your local dog park. Or, perhaps you are considering a doggie daycare or boarding facility while you are away from home. With this in mind, Friends of Hanover Dog Parks is pleased to offer an educational workshop, “Dog Parks, Day Care And Your Dog” Wednesday, March 26 at 6:45 p.m. at

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  • Santa Paws Tree to benefit homeless animals in Hanover

    Posted on December 5, 2013 at 10:18 am

    Would you like to help homeless animals this holiday season? During the month of December, Friends of Hanover Dog Parks is sponsoring a Santa Paws tree for the collection of donated items needed for animals housed at the Hanover County Pound. The Pound’s wish list includes: canned and dry dog and cat food; towels, sheets, blankets (these may be used/clean or new), raw hides or other chew treats; new or

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  • Rabies clinics slated

    Posted on November 27, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    All dogs and cats (including so-called ‘barn cats’) are required by law to be vaccinated for rabies at four months of age. You also must have tags and a valid license proving the vaccination. Hanover Animal Control makes it easy for people to get their pets vaccinated by holding rabies vaccination clinics throughout the fall and winter. Vaccines will be administered at a cost of $7 per dog or cat.

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  • Hanover Humane Society celebrates canine birthdays

    Posted on September 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Humane soceity birthdays

    The Hanover Humane Society truly went to the dogs when Chip, a former Humane Society pup, had his fifth birthday party at Hanover Humane’s facility in Ashland. Four of Chip’s siblings were able to join him for the party; his canine mom, Katie, and his brother, Ben, were not able to attend the festivities. Many of Chip’s friends joined him for the party; there were 40 paws and 32 feet

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  • ‘Love our Critters’ returns for second art exhibition

    Posted on June 5, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Love Our Critters

    The Hanover Humane Society and the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education will partner to offer the second annual “Love Our Critters” Art Exhibition from July 1-31. The Exhibition will be held at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education and will feature animal-themed artwork from a variety of artists. One such artist is Debby Thomas who enjoys painting, drawing, as well as photography. Thomas has always considered herself to

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  • Rabies vaccination clinic set Jan. 19

    Posted on January 10, 2013 at 10:17 am

    Hanover County Animal Control will hold its final rabies vaccination clinic of the fall/winter season at the East Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad building Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. The East Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad building is located at 8105 Walnut Grove Road in Mechanicsville. A veterinarian will administer the vaccine for $7 per dog or cat. All dogs and cats four months of age and older must

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