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  • MN SNAP Spay/Neuter Clinic 12 Jul 2015 All Day

    MN SNAP clinic in Sartell: July 12, 2015 at Knotty Paws Grooming (map) Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) provides high-quality, affordable, and accessible spay and neuter services to qualifying low-income pet owners in Minnesota, shelters, rescues and feral cats. Qualifications, services and pricing for owned pets: http://mnsnap.org/services/personal-pets/ Qualifications, services and pricing for feral cats/kittens: http://mnsnap.org/services/feral-animals-2/ Register for surgery with MN SNAP. **NOTE:  All questions and appointments must be handled through MN SNAP.  The Tri-County Humane Society does not make appointments, handle in depth questions, or decide who is accepted in the program.  For more information, contact MN SNAP at (612) 720-8236 or visit www.mnsnap.org. Upcoming St. Cloud Clinic Dates at the Tri-County Humane Society: 2015:  July 24, Aug 8 and 25, Sept 22, Oct 4 and 30, Nov 15 and 27, Dec 15

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The Tri-County Humane Society is currently hiring part-time staff.  Join our dynamic team of dedicated employees to care for shelter animals and help them find loving homes.  This truly is a rewarding job that you will feel good about! For more information, contact Jon Rand at (320) 252-0896 ext 24.

Must be 18 years or older.

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4th of July VideoWe hope you have a safe and fun holiday with friends, family, and pets!  Please keep in mind that fireworks can be scary for pets, and some are toxic to them.  Once the night festivities begin, we recommend keeping your pets indoors.

TOP 4 PET TOXICITIES OF JULY 4 (from our friends at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.)

*The Tri-County Humane Society will be closed on July 4th.

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Minnesota Reports First Case of Canine Influenza

Facts about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

About Canine Influenza: Also known as dog flu, Canine Influenza is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs. There are two different influenza A dog flu viruses: H3N8 and H3N2. To date, there is no evidence of transmission of canine influenza viruses from dogs to people. However, influenza viruses are constantly changing and it is possible for a virus to change so that it could infect humans. For this reason, CDC and its partners are monitoring the canine influenza H3N8 and H3N2 viruses (as well as other animal influenza viruses) closely. In general, canine influenza viruses are considered to pose a low threat to humans.

Signs & Symptoms: Signs of illness include coughing, runny nose, and fever, but not all dogs will show signs of illness. The severity of illness associated with canine flu in dogs can range from no signs to severe illness resulting in pneumonia and, in rare cases, death. Illness tends to spread among dogs housed in boarding kennels and shelters, and can spread to other dogs by direct contact with infected dogs or by coming

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 Call us for a personal or group tour of the shelter!  We would be happy to walk you through the rooms, introduce you to current animals available for adoption, and fill you in on the many needs of our shelter.  Shelter tours focus on humane education, and cover topics such as pet care tips, dog bite prevention and safety with animals, and pet overpopulation statistics in our community.

To schedule a tour, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (320) 252-0896.

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