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Calm in the chaos: Life of a therapy dog volunteer

by (karenpimpo)

Submitted 12-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Cindy Dutmers loves dogs and loves to help people. While volunteering at West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc., she can do both. Through their visits, Dutmers and her canine partner Meia quietly change the atmosphere of hospitals, veteran’s homes,...

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Annual dog wash benefits grief organization

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The smell of wet dog wafted over the stands of Fifth Third Ballpark on Sunday, adding to the ambiance of its own Dog Days game. That was thanks to Gilda’s Club’s “World’s Largest Dog Wash,” a benefit for its youth...

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C-SNIP - West Michigan's Only High Quality- Reduced Cost- Non-Profit Spay & Neuter Clinic

by (C-SNIP)

Submitted 06-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

C-SNIP's mission is to significantly reduce the over-population of dogs and cats in West Michigan by providing reduced cost, high quality spay and neuter services and by supporting all efforts that promote humane population control. Aside from...

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Dogs Need Licenses, Too

by (KCHD)

Submitted 02-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

(Grand Rapids, MI) – Less than two weeks remain in dog licensing season and the Kent County Animal Shelter’s online renewal form makes it easier than ever to license your pet. Dog owners can log on to www.accesskent.com/doglicense to renew or...

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Animal Lovers and Pet Parents, Listen Up!

by (NicoleCapizzi)

Submitted 11-24-2009 under NEWS

When walking through the Humane Society of Kent County, you see a more cheerful place than you may have expected.  You see "hope," says Karen Terpstra, the executive director.  Dogs are typically paired in their kennels to alleviate...

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