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IrishAnimals.ie Newsletter                                                       May 2009
News & Events

Lost & Found Is Back - New And Improved ...
lostandfoundI'm delighted to tell you that the Lost & Found section has returned. It is much improved, including a self-service facility that lets you upload your listing and photo yourself.
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Upcoming Fund-raisers & Events
fundraisersmallHere's a list of fund-raisers & events coming up around the country. (Contact me at dcox@irishanimals.ie if have fundraisers coming up that you would like listed here.)
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Spay Week Ireland 2009: 7-13 June
spayweek08 Since it was launched in 2002, Spay Week Ireland has served as a focus for animal welfare groups, individuals, vets and county councils across Ireland to educate the general public about the importance of spaying and neuering.

The aim each year is to use the week to not only highlight the benefits of spaying and neutering from a health standpoint, but how it will also help address our country's pet overpopulation crisis. Visit www.spayweekireland.ie for more information.



Our Features

Safe Long Lasting Treats for Dogs
Daisy_KongsmallAisling O'Donoghue of Limerick Animal Welfare writes about a long lasting treat that can give dogs something to occupy them. What are they? Kongs ... and Aisling says they're one of the best dog toys on the market.
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The Importance of Socialised Puppies
maureensmallMaureen Byrne of Dogs Behaving Badly writes about the all-important "Socialisation Period" for puppies that happens between the ages of 3 to 14 weeks. If you have a puppy, or are thinking about adopting one - read this to gain insight your new family member.
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Special Care for White Cats
whitecatsmallVet Pete Wedderburn recently treated a pretty white cat named Frizzle, and writes here about the special care needed to protect white cats' ears from skin cancer. Read more