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Safe foods for dogs to eat; ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center,;1-888-426-4435INSERT BT5-PET FOOD-8-26-15CAPTION: Some of the same foods you are undoubtedly enjoying this summer can be safely eaten by your dog...
Frog Breeding

...frogs are about 2 inches long.The tiny spotted frogs have become popular, said Erin Marksberry, animal curator at Pet Food Center on south Frederica Street."We'll be getting a shipment of 12 to 24 on Thursday," Marksberry said. They're...
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Bears out, but reports fewer than previous years

...moose and caribou issues low, Kenai Peninsula residents should make sure to minimize attractants including:- Containing pet food and garbage in bear-resistant bins or enclosed areas;- Keeping animals like chickens and rabbits in a safe area...

...says people with brush piles near their homes, sheds or garages may attract the animals. He advises against leaving pet food outside and trash cans uncovered.He said he recently got a call from a man who had shot a skunk six times when he found...
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Learning for Life: Pantry pests, the univited guests

...insects and their larvae are grouped into what is called "pantry pests" and they inhabit flours, grains, pastas, nuts, pet foods and much more. What to do about these unwelcome visitors? And how to evict them after they have spread into the home...
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Kenai Peninsula Borough employees are accepting donations of pet food and supplies to be donated to the Alaska Extended Life Animal Sanctuary in Nikiski and monetary donations to Peninsula Spay/ Neuter...
Borough office suggests tips for disaster survival

...such as a gallon of water per person, a jar of peanut butter, a hand-operated can opener, a permanent marker and pet food. "Once you have your family's needs taken care of," Walden said, "it's easy enough to move on to help a maybe...
Refuge notebook: What do Kenai Peninsula residents really think about bears?

...attractants visually present as I entered and left the property. Attractants I noted included pets or animals outside, pet food, garbage not in bear resistant containers, and beehives. Since I was not able to survey the entire property of each...
Bear safety tips shared

...rickety old shed," taking down bird feeders, making sure pet food is indoors and cleaning outdoor barbecue grills. Because...hibernating all winter long as well." While garbage and pet food have always been a problem, livestock - especially chickens...
It's that time of year to be bear aware

...that bears are out there -- and they're looking for food. Easy pickings are at the top of their list, and birdseed, pet food and trash left out in the open will turn a bruin into a problem overnight. The first thing people can do to reduce conflicts...


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