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Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Hosts Benefit for Niagara County SPCA

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Hosts Benefit for Niagara County SPCA

The phrase ‘lucky dog’ will have added meaning this February at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, as the luxurious casino hosts and sponsors “Wags, Whiskers & Wines” – a fundraiser to benefit the Niagara County SPCA.  The event takes place Sunday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Bear’s Den Showroom.

Tickets for the fundraiser start at $50 and are available now at all Seneca Casino box offices, all Ticketmaster locations, at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.  The event also includes a concert by Niagara Falls’ own Christina Custode.  The 24 year-old singer-songwriter’s music crosses a number of musical genres, and she was recently selected as “Best Female Vocalist” and for “Best Original Music” in Artvoice magazine.

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs Will Have Tails Wagging North of the Border

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs Will Have Tails Wagging North of the Border

Dogs love to  chase bunnies, but who knew they also loved to hunt for Easter eggs?The annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs, presented by National Service Dogs (NSD), will take place in nearby London, Ontario, on March 29. A fundraising event for NSD, the event has been hosted in various cities across Ontario over the last 15 years. 

In fact, the hunt is hosted every Good Friday in nine Canadian cities. The 2012 Easter Egg Hunt raised over $100,000 for this worthy organization, committed to enriching the quality of life and enhancing the independence of children and individuals living with autism and special needs.

Pet First Aid Class

Pet First Aid Class

Dogs and cats are more than pets—they’re family! And just like any other member of the family, pets deserve to be cared for and protected. That’s why the American Red Cross has developed the Dog and Cat First Aid Program.

Join us for the upcoming three-hour class at the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center on Monday, December 10th from 6pm-9pm. 

Cost is $65/person, and space is limited. Register by contacting Jill Gregory at (716) 878-2382 or jill.gregory@redcross.org.

Erie County SPCA Halloween Special

Erie County SPCA Halloween Special

A Statement Released by the Erie County SPCA

Hurricane Sandy can force East Coast animal shelters to close, leaving many animals with nowhere to go. The SPCA Serving Erie County may be called upon to help. In fact, Hurricane Sandy may cause animal rescue and housing emergencies right here at home. For these reasons, we're clearing the kennels to make room for dogs who fall victim to this howling storm.  Take advantage of this ghoulishly-great Halloween special!

Howling Halloween Special!
October 29 - October 31
(Dogs 10 and older: as always, adoption fee waived)

See the SPCA's available dogs at YourSPCA.org!


Adopt A Pet: Daphne

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Suzanne Laba from the Buffalo Animal Shelter once again stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios with Daphne, a wonderful dog currently living in a foster home.

Daphne is a very friendly dog and was jumping on our newsroom desks before the show! She has been living with her foster mother since this past April.

She is about 18 months old and is housebroken and friendly to everyone she meets.

If you're interested in adopting Daphne, you can email her foster mother here.

Adopt a Pet: Little Miss Sally

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Suzanne Laba of the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios to show off Sally, an energetic and fully grown dog.

Sally will likely be bouncing around in her kennel when you bring her home, however she is a wonderfully sweet dog who walks well on a leash. She is about fully grown as of now, but may fill out a little bit with good food from a good home.

Many people may be unwilling to adopt a pet from the animal shelter, however that doesn't mean you still can't help. Right now the Buffalo Animal Shelter is looking to install a stereo system throughout the building. The idea is to play certain types of music to help relieve some of the dog's stress and anxiety.

Pick-Your-Own-Adoption Fee, This Thursday Only

Pick-Your-Own-Adoption Fee, This Thursday Only

A Statement Released by the Niagara County SPCA

We have news on the Somerset cats and that news is that they are ready for adoption!  One day only, Thursday, August 23 from 12pm- 8pm the Niagara County SPCA will feature a pick your own adoption fee promotion just for the cats from the Somerset hoarding case! Most of them are spayed or neutered and ready to find their way into the arms of new owners. The cats still have some healing to do, but we hope to see them do so in their new homes!