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July 17, 2020 | Staff Writer

Mood Booster: Watch Warrior Canine Connection’s Live Puppy Cam

The Warrior Canine Connection has a new litter of puppies. Now, the future service dogs are on their journey to help change lives. Warrior Canine Connection utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery model to help veterans recovering from the stress of combat reconnect with their families, communities, and life. Click here to brighten your day by watching […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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January 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Dog Groomer Helps Furloughed Pet Parents

As we enter the fourth week of the federal government shutdown, more organizations and small businesses in Montgomery County are lending a hand to furloughed workers. We’ve seen pet stores distribute dog food, restaurants offer free lunches, MCPS host a job fair — now one small business is helping furloughed “pet parents” who have dogs that need […]

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December 17, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hypothermia Alert: Keep Your Pets Warm

Montgomery County has activated its Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert through Tuesday at 2 p.m. These plans are activated when the wind chill drops below 32 degrees. Remember in addition to taking care of the elderly, homeless individuals, and children, that we should be cognizant of animals left in the cold. Animal neglect […]

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May 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCASAC Shares Dog Story on Social Media in Hopes of Finding Owner

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is turning to social media to get the word out about a female dog that was found in the Lockwood Drive area of Silver Spring on Sunday. Katherine Zenzano, a spokesperson for MCASAC, said some passersby walking in the 11000 block of Lockwood Drive found the dog and […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Woman Arrested for Child Abuse, Prostitution

A 24-year-old woman was arrested for child neglect, child abuse and prostitution, Takoma Park police said Wednesday. Danielle Parnell, 24, of no fixed address, Parnell also had an outstanding warrant in Ohio for violation of probation, police said. About noon Tuesday, police responded to the 1200 block of Myrtle Avenue for a complaint of baby […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pet of the Week (VIDEO)

In the latest Pet of the Week segment, below, find out how you can sign up to foster a dog or cat. For more information, visit the Animal Shelter’s website, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmember George Leventhal Winds Down His Term as President (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal’s term as Council President ends on Dec. 1. At his weekly briefing on Nov. 30, Leventhal recapped some of the highlights of the past year. He also fielded questions from reporters about the Department of Liquor Control, Montgomery County Public Schools, homeless vets, Syrian refugees and his future plans. […]

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July 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Pet Vaccination and Licensing Requirements (VIDEO)

In Montgomery County, all dogs and cats four months of age or older must have a current rabies vaccination and a pet license. If your pet gets lost, a license tag on your pet’s collar is the fastest way to find you when your pet is found. Lucille Baur from the Montgomery County Police Department […]

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July 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Launches Pet Photo Contest

The City of Gaithersburg is hosting a “Citizen Pet” photo contest and the deadline to participate is at 5 p.m. on July 20th. Gaithersburg residents are encouraged to take photos of their family pets and enter them for a chance to be declared “Citizen Pet of the Year.” Cats and dogs must have a current […]

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