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Some dogs enjoy the spoils of begging for food; they might even swipe something off of a plate or the table when they think no one is watching. Yet these scraps aren’t always healthy for dogs and can create health issues over time.

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The beginning of autumn brings pumpkins, falling leaves and baby snake season as snakes are born and hatched in late summer to early fall. The cooling weather also makes snakes more active, putting our curiously natured dogs and cats at higher risk of venomous bites.

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Fall and winter holiday celebrations often include festive eats and treats — Halloween and candy are synonymous, as are Thanksgiving and turkey. As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to remember that increased candy and other holiday foods in the home may be cause for paw-se for p…

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Every dog owner knows the difficulty of keeping their curious canines from eating just about anything they can find, and, with fall in full swing, scattered acorns are likely to catch plenty of pets’ attention. So, does eating acorns pose a risk to a dog’s health?

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Pets can develop chronic pain for a variety of reasons, but because they cannot verbally tell us when they’re hurting, overcoming the communication barrier can quickly become challenging for pet owners who want to alleviate any and all pain in their four-legged friends.

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One of the scariest things a pet owner can witness is their beloved companion having a seizure, especially if it is the first time. Knowing what to do in this situation can not only help an owner stay calm and collected but can also help protect a seizing animal from injury.

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The thyroids are small but important glands located in the neck that produce hormones affecting all aspects of metabolism and many other vital body functions. Dogs or cats experiencing problems with the thyroid can have a variety of physical symptoms and behavioral changes.

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Witnessing the birth of an animal can be a beautiful experience, but it can also be stressful or even scary if things do not go as planned. While most animals can give birth with little to no human interference, it’s still important to be prepared and watch for signs that help is needed.

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It was a cool dark March night in 1930. Colorful lights were strung across businesses, and bright spotlights illuminated the façades of the newly built Paramount Theatre and Hotel Marshall. This was done in celebration of the progress of a rising modern city’s “Million Dollar Program of Prog…

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When Brenda Ford first got a letter of invitation to join the local Marshall Music Club, a branch of the National Federation of Music Clubs, in 1999, she never dreamt that in 2020 she would work as the State President of the organization to bring them through a totally unforeseen global pandemic.

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The Marshall-Harrison County Literacy Council not only serves the community at large through free reading promotion programs, but also has specific services and programs to assist the Hispanic community in everything from earning their U.S. citizenship, to learning English as a second language.

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Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. For information on adopting or surrendering a pet call us at 903 938-7297. Open 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

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As we leave summer and enter the fall season, beginner and expert gardeners alike are planning their fall vegetable gardens. Whether you are growing vegetables in a pot in your apartment or refreshing your backyard garden, it is important to know that a fall vegetable garden needs to be mana…

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Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Harrison County’s The Pet Place, located at 1901 Jefferson Avenue, are the following great pets. Call 903 938-7297 for information on adopting a pet or surrendering a pet.