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November is National Pet Diabetes Month and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes.
Sunday, November, 04, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners referral medicine hospitals here are encouraging people to also remember their pets during National Poison Prevention Week.
Sunday, March, 24, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
By practicing these safety precautions and tips, you may just save your furry friend’s life.
Thursday, November, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Douglas County experienced its first real taste of winter over the weekend with blowing snow and bone-chilling temperatures. Among all the reminders to slow down and drive more safely, is another winter alert: Remember to keep your pets safe from injuries related to wintry conditions.
Wednesday, December, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
There is a law against letting domestic animals run at large. In a nutshell, it means if the animal belongs to you, you are responsible. What does responsible mean? You provide food, water and shelter. That’s the least you can do, but that doesn’t go far enough. We must not and cannot expect others to watch out for our pets.
Friday, December, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging people to stop using and return or discard certain bags of cat food manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods after the company issued a voluntary recall affecting 25 states Sunday.
Tuesday, March, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Shalom Lutheran Church will host a blessing of the animals celebration on Sunday, September 30 at 9:45 a.m. on the patio by the bell tower.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Faith
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging people to stop using and return or discard certain bags of Hy-Vee dog food after the company issued a voluntary recall throughout the Midwest Friday.
Thursday, February, 28, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
How do you resist that face? As you squat outside the pen, scratching the furry back cemented against the chain-linked gate, you know you’ve got to go. But as you stand, he stands with you, mushes his nose against the gate as his backside sways with the momentum of his tail. The dog rumbles a whine at you and stares with watery brown eyes, begging for just one more rub.
Friday, January, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Honk! Honk! No, that's not a car horn you hear coming from the Wildes' property near Alexandria. It's the playful banter of the couple's pet geese.
Wednesday, September, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Having a well-behaved dog can make the experience of having a pet more enjoyable. The Lakes Area Humane Society will host a dog obedience class starting on Tuesday, July 24.
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Firefighters show compassion The house fires that happened in Alexandria late Friday night and on Wednesday afternoon didn’t claim any human lives or injury but there was still the very heartfelt loss of two pets, a cat named Callie and a dog named Harold.
Friday, August, 24, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Local Girl Scouts Alicia Krohnfeldt, Brooklyn KrohnFeldt and Crystal Krohnfeldt, all sisters, attended the Girl Scouts annual meeting in Duluth on Saturday, January 26.
Wednesday, February, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
I’d like to reiterate based on the upcoming Lakes Area Humane Society’s Alexandria 5K/10K Run just how important it is to give local when it comes to supporting our nation’s homeless dogs and cats. [“Lakes Area Humane Society to host Alexandria 5K/10K Run,” August 29, 2012]
Wednesday, September, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) will hold its annual holiday bake sale at the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria Saturday, December 15, from 9 a.m. until all goodies are gone.
Friday, December, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
This Saturday, families are invited to celebrate fall with fun activities and give to the Douglas County Food Shelf at the same time.
Friday, October, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Jean Ranstrom Studio and Gallery is now open at 3404 North Nokomis NE, Alexandria.
Friday, June, 07, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Every holiday season, many people around the country get a new family gift that will last for the next 15 years or so.
Sunday, January, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
What could be more charming than surprising the kids with a puppy this holiday season? That’s a fun sentiment, but the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is advising consumers to think carefully before giving a puppy as a present this holiday season.
Tuesday, November, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
For many seniors, the “golden years” can be incredibly stressful. What are some common causes of stress in seniors?
Wednesday, January, 16, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life