Paisley Fall Fair a major Heavy Horse competition

Paisley Fall Fair is a big one especially for those who are passionate about horses. It is one of the largest heavy horse competitions in...

Water safety tips for your pets

After reading a recent article about a pet that was not able to overcome the effects of water intoxication (otherwise known as hyponatremia), it...

October – Adopt-a-dog month

Saugeen Times recently printed the touching story of how two lives came together, each fulfilling a need in the other. It was the story of...

Pet Patter: Tick Prevention for your pets

No tick is a good tick in the sense that they can carry infectious diseases that can create serious health problems for your pets. In...

Care and finding ‘forever homes’ the priority of animal shelter

Those volunteers involved with Grey Bruce Animal Shelter (GBAS) do it for one reason ... their love of animals. The shelter began in 1989 when...

Little Tracks makes a debut at local Care Centre

Free Grass cutting was made possible as the Little Tracks Petting Zoo made its debut at the Southampton Care Centre on a sunny June...

Pet Patter: Kids for Kitties Rescue Run

There are many organizations in the area that provide help for animals and most rely on donations or fundraising. On Sunday, June 3rd, at Victoria...

New Piping Plover chicks are banded

The recently hatched Piping Plover chicks on Port Elgin beach were 'banded'  yesterday (July 4/14), with the exception of the one affectionately called 'the...

Dog Day of Golf – play a round with your pooch

Have you ever wanted to bring your dog with you for a nice day on the links?  Here’s your opportunity.  On Sunday, June 10th at...

Do unto others as you would do onto your pets

Having pets in your life can make you adopt certain routines. Routines may make your life and your relationships run smoothly but do they...

Pet Patter with Joilene: This new year take a cue from your pet:...

This new year take a cue from your pet: Live a more simpler life Have you ever stopped to think about all the tasks that...

Dryland Sled Dog Derby returns to MacGregor

On Nov 3rd & 4th the sounds of eager sled dogs, mushers and K-9 enthusiasts will fill the air at MacGregor Point Provincial Park...

Piping Plovers at play

Photos by Sandy Lindsay (Saugeen Times)   Parents watch over chicks carefully            

Pet Patter by Joilene: Vacations and your Pets

What most people do not know is that many pets are often given up at popular vacation times because of wrongly perceived thoughts about...