Category: Pets & Animals

Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill will encourage the sale of pets from unregulated breeders says Petland

Will New York’s Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill encourage black market pet sales? (video)

New York’s Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill is on Governor Kathy Hochul’s desk to be signed. It would ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores. Petland in Cicero is one business at risk of shutting down if the bill ... MORE
Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill passed by Legislature bans dog, cat, rabbit sales in pet stores

Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill passed by Legislature bans dog, cat, rabbit sales in pet stores

New York State Legislature passed the Puppy Mill Pipeline Bill (Senate Bill S1130) last week which bans the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores. This bill follows an increasing concern for commercially-bred pet store animals as many are shipped ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

Montezuma Audubon Center Director Chris Lajewski joins host Ted Baker for his monthly appearance on Inside The FLX. Chris provides an update on how Spring is progressing at the Audubon Center in Savannah. Chris and Ted describe the events the Audubon Center ... MORE
Long Acre Farms hosting Annual Rescue Round Up on May 21

Long Acre Farms hosting Annual Rescue Round Up on May 21

Long Acre Farms is hosting their Annual Rescue Round Up on Saturday, May 21st, giving local shelters and rescues the opportunity to educate visitors about volunteering, fostering and adoption. And of course there will be furry friends to meet at the farm! ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Chris Lajewski of the Montezuma Audubon Center (podcast)

Ted Baker is joined by Montezuma Audubon Center Director Chris Lajewski in studio. Chris and Ted discuss the spring season events planned on the property, latest wildlife news in the area and what birds and wildlife you can expect to see on ... MORE
Lost Ithaca ki found safe 250 miles away from home in NJ

Lost Ithaca kitten found safe 250 miles away in New Jersey

An Ithaca resident who lost her kitten in late March was alerted her cat had been found 250 miles away in New Jersey. Rachel O’Brien, 20, had taken her kitten Freddie Mercury out for a walk on March 19 in Ithaca’s Fall ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

This week’s spotlight goes to Alexandria Buckley, the owner of Just Doodle! Alexandria takes a photo of your furry friend and creates wearable art from it! Who doesn’t want a sweatshirt with their pups face on it? She was kind enough to ... MORE
Macedon couple buys farmhouse, finds 16 cats already call it home

Macedon couple buys farmhouse, discover 16 cats already call it home

Before moving into their home in Macedon, a young couple was warned the house would come with about four or five orange tabby cats- in actuality, there were a lot more than a few cats lurking around. “It turned out there was ... MORE
Donations made to Auburn animal shelter in honor of Betty White

Donations made to Auburn animal shelter in honor of Betty White

On January 17, the Finger Lakes SPCA of Central New York was flooded with donation in honor of the late Betty White’s 100th birthday. As of 1:15 p.m. on that day, $3500 had been donated to the Auburn-based shelter. White, who died ... MORE
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Rosamond Gifford Zoo rings in the “noon” year with family oriented event

Finally, kids have a way to ring in the new year without having to stay up until midnight. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse is offering Noon Year’s Eve, a family friendly holiday event. The event begins Friday at 10AM with a ... MORE
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5 ways pet insurance can save you money

There is no denying you love your pet. In fact, pet owners are some of the most giving, caring and generous people out there. But owning a pet can be expensive. And sadly, not all pet owners have unlimited amounts of money ... MORE
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What is a Flying Squirrel? Can they really fly?

Flying squirrels are small rodents that are adapted to living on trees. There are over 50 species of flying squirrels, but only 2 species are native to North America; the northern flying squirrel and the southern flying squirrel. The Northern flying squirrels ... MORE
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Rabies clinic in Schuyler County Oct. 30

Schuyler County will hold a rabies clinic for pets on Saturday, Oct. 30. The event will be at the Tyrone Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Cats, dogs, and ferrets can attend as long as they are at least three ... MORE
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Most social dog breeds 2021

Dogs are a man’s best friend, and they love to be around people. It makes sense that there would be breeds of dogs who enjoy making new friends! The Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular breeds in America for good ... MORE
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Dundee woman opens new grooming business, “Luke’s Bubble Bath”

Local resident, Cassi Sullivan, has opened a new grooming business in Dundee. Sullivan has 15 years of experience grooming both dogs and cats and moved to the area two years ago. Her new business is called Luke’s Bubble Bath. She has experience ... MORE