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Syracuse Officials Want People to See Dogs as ‘Part of the Family’

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Listen here to learn more about how this new partnership will help with dog licensing in Syracuse. Audio transcript: Dog Licensing Syracuse By Fernando Garcia-Franceschini SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The city of Syracuse is working towards getting more dogs licensed by creating a partnership with Canadian organization DocuPet. City Clerk John Copanas said the […]

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Central New York, Government, Health, Pets

Grain-Free Dog Food Could be Linked to Canine Heart Disease

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Click play to hear more about a potential link between grain-free pet food and canine heart disease. Audio Transcript: Grain-Free Dog Food By Erron Franklin SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of a potential link between grain-free […]

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Angie Murphy dines with dogs
Central New York, Community, Education, Pets, Syracuse

Therapy Dog Helps Children Improve Reading Skills

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Click the play button above to learn how Cooper helps children with their reading. Audio transcript: Rizzo_Therapy dog script By Sara Rizzo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— A therapy dog at a local library helps children improve their reading and social skills by reading to him. The five-year-old golden retriever named Cooper goes to the Hazard Branch […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Environment, Pets, Sports, Things to do, Uncategorized

Goats with a Purpose

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By Bridget Chavez BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Purpose Farm connects children who have been neglected or abused with animals from similar circumstances. The farm is run by Sandra Seabrook and has been up and running since 2009. “The kids go from no emotions to blossoming and caring for their siblings,” Seabrook said. The farm helps […]

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