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Has anyone had ants yet?

It’s all fun and games until the ants move in.  Then it is a never ending chore of getting them OUT.  Here are some tips on handling the season’s ant issue without harming our pets. Remove sources of attraction. Keep your kitchen clean. Wash countertops, floors, and cabinets with equal parts vinegar and water. Do…
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Meet a board member: Joe Ponepinto!

When I was a boy I always seemed to have a pet, whether it was a bird or a turtle, or the snake my mother couldn’t stand, or the mouse that must have been pregnant when I bought her and freaked out Mom even more when it gave birth to a dozen babies. But it…
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A history lesson: Early NWSNC

Our clinic name, Northwest Spay & Neuter Center tells you several things: what we do and where we are.  However, we weren’t always known as NWSNC.  From its founding in late 2001 through 2007, Peninsula Spay/Neuter Project (the early organization name) facilitated over 10,000 spays and neuters of pet cats and dogs, as well as…
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Why does Northwest Spay and Neuter Center have a fundraising auction?

Why does Northwest Spay and Neuter Center have a fundraising auction? If this is your first time reading this newsletter, maybe you’ve never heard of Whiskers, Wine and Dine.  However, if you are a regular reader, you are probably pretty familiar with the fact that Whiskers Wine and Dine is our annual gala-style fundraising auction. …
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What should I be feeding my pet?

Since we see more than 13,000 pets a year, we get so many questions about pets. They range from ‘why does my pet snore’ to ‘why has this rash been there for 7 years’. One of the most popular questions, however, is:   What should I be feeding my pet? Browsing the scores of pet…
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Kids headed into summer break? Don’t forget about the pets!

Your kids will probably spend a lot of time with your pets this summer.  From playing outdoors in the yard to swimming to cuddling up and watching movies in the evening, there’s no doubt that your children and pets will have a lot of time to bond. When the kids come home for summer break,…
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