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Wednesday July 12, 2017

s l a m i n A ls a m i n A Animals

Dogs get fenced park in Tawa

Otis & Louie The right Nutritional needs for your pet requires an understanding and knowledge to enable the right choices. The team at Otis and Louie can help you decide which is the right food for your dogs and cats.

Looking for a positive option for your pup? Contact us for:

Puppy Preschools Puppy Classes RDO Certifications Adult dog classes Private training Behavioural help www.acedogtraining.co.nz

Phone 04 391 9818 M 021 818 222

In home pet care - we come to you!  Pet Feeding  Dog Exercising  Caged Pet Boarding  House Sitting  Pet Taxi/Vet Visits/Cattery Drop-off  Hutch/Cage Cleaning  House Security Checks  Special Needs/Medical Care Police Verified Staff – All Creature Comforts NZ Staff are FULLY Screened and Police-Verified Certification available

Come in and chat to our trained and knowledgable staff on the specific requirements for your fur family, we continually source the world for the best foods and supplements available.

Looking after your pet’s health in later years Animal Medical Centre would like to invite you in for a Senior Wellness Check for your pet. If your pet is over 8, it's time to take extra special care of them to ensure they stay healthy and active through their Senior years.

appearance, while you’re away and any issues that arise can be dealt with immediately and professionally. All staff are thoroughly screened and Police-verified (certification available for inspection on request).

A.C.E Dog Training Ltd - Small family friendly pet dog training A.C.E Dog Training Ltd is a very family friendly dog training company using modern methods and offering support and education for all pet dog owners and their canine companions. With a group of dedicated assistants, certified Canine Behavioural Trainer Jan Voss provides private behaviour counselling for all common problems in your home

and conducts Puppy Preschools weekly (Newlands/Rongotai), as well as a dedicated indoor class facility on weekends. A.C.E. offers WCC RDO certifications and group class options to suit every dog, even specialty classes such as Nosework (like Custom’s dogs do) and Tricks Training for all ages. Check us out today! www.acedogtraining.co.nz

Sharpe’s – we can feed them – Chooks and all! Sharpes Feed Barn is located in Lower Hutt and has been providing animal feed for over 60 years. While the surrounding landscape has been urbanized we remain the country store in the centre of town.

We have a wide range or feed for most animals, domestic and farm, to suit all pet and lifestyle owner. Whether you have horses or sheep, alpacas or chickens, rabbits or birds, dogs and guinea pigs we have the food for them all.

The Dog Squad Call Byndie on 027 323 1962 or email creaturecomfortsnz@gmail.com www.creaturecomfortsnz.com

The Dog Squad is a pet grooming and maintenance salon. Here you will find expert care for your dog or cat including teeth brushing, teeth

scaling (tartar removal), and nail trimming, as well as haircuts, baths, hand stripping for coarse coats, and shampoo baths for all coat needs.

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How to care for your pet’s coat Dog biscuits/treats for purchase Loads of love and cuddles TEL 232 6131 120 MAIN ROAD, TAWA THEDOGSQUADNZ@GMAIL.COM

Staff from the Animal Medical Centre in Johnsonville experienced heart-warming support from the local community who helped them re-home an elderly stray cat. “The cat was brought in by a little girl. It hasn’t been living in a home for a while; it had one eye missing and was dehydrated,” Antoinette Benfell from the Animal Medical Centre explained. “We did what we could do to get the cat back to health and then put up a post on Facebook to try and find the owner.” Antoinette said the staff was blown away by the overwhelming response from the community as the post reached over 4,000 people. “It seemed like that old cat’s story

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had touched people,” Antoinette said. The Animal Medical Centre often gets injured or abandoned cats, however, Marvel‘s fate caught people’s attention. “Robyn Lovewell and her business Bulk Water Transport, William Yip from William Yip Harcourts, and neighbours helped to pay Marvel‘s medical bills with generous donations. “We even had a wee eight-year-old boy come in to empty his piggyback to help pay for her care,” Antoinette said. Marvel has found a new home by now and while she won’t have a long life, she is as happy as a cat can be.

64 Northland Road, Wellington 6012 T: 04 475 7736 E: info@otisandlouie.com www.otisandlouie.com facebook.com/otisandlouie

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row explained. “Having a fenced park means people can let their dogs off the leash and socialise with others,” Mr Sparrow added. Loose Leash Dog Walking Newlands has started the ball rolling by donating an item of agility equipment, a Jump Hurdle made from recycled plastic supplied from Metal Art Ltd. To get to Taylor Park drive through the car park for Redwood Station (south) and park outside the badminton hall alongside Taylor Park. The opening will be at 1pm.

Stray cat warms hearts of locals

Meet with Dr Mike and a thorough physical exam will be completed, and samples collected for analysis to determine what's going on 'in the inside '. This enables us to make an informed care and treatment plan.

We love making pet welfare easy for you! Your pet’s day-to-day care in your absence is only one aspect of the service Creature Comforts specialise in because they are also Fully Qualified, Highly Experienced Vet Nurses or Animal Care Attendants. You also have the big advantange of your home having a “lived in”

If you’re a dog owner, you’re welcome to join the opening of the newly-fenced dog exercise area at Taylor Park in Tawa on Saturday. The Northern Ward councillors Malcolm Sparrow, Jill Day and Peter Gilberd will be welcoming dog owners to join them for a lowkey opening of the newly-fenced dog exercise area at Taylor Park in Tawa. “The Wellington City Council had decided in the Long Term Plan 2015 to fence three existing dog exercise parks. Taylor Park is the second to be finished,” Mr Spar-

• Dog Walking • House sitting • Puppy Playdate • Pet Taxi (cats included) Call Emjay: 021 197 5992

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• Dogs • Rabbits • Birds • Horses • Goats • Sheep

Mon-Fri: 8.30–5.00pm | Sat: 9.00–2.00pm

489 High St, Lower Hutt Ph: 569 6655 • www.sharpesfeedbarn.co.nz

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Independent Herald 12-07-17