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Wild for Life

A day at a normal veterinarian’s office is filled with a procession of household pets—cats and dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, perhaps a ferret or even a bearded dragon. At Branford Veterinary Hospital, patients also include raccoons, woodchucks, squirrels and any …

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Dogs’ Day

Most of us who have welcomed a dog into our families, ideally via adoption, aren’t much concerned about the purity of their genetics. And yet, every non-pandemic February around America’s break rooms and water coolers, attention turns…

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Holding Horses

Mary Santagata is a woman who, to paraphrase George Bernard Shaw by way of Robert Kennedy, dreams of things that never were and says, “Why not?” In 2010, Santagata opened All the King’s Horses Equine Rescue in Northford, a sort …

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Family Matters

The rescue cat’s name was Arthur…

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Cats and Dogs (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here.

When Gina Mackinnon, sole proprietor and employee of the New Haven Pet Sitting Company, visits with…

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Cats and Dogs (Pt. 1)

Gina Mackinnon’s smallest client so far was a betta fish with one eye. …

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Spreading the Mews

Mew Haven Cat Cafe

New Haven, meet Mew Haven. …

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Creatures’ Comfort

Laura Selvaggio Burban

What could be cuter than a pile of puppies? Just two weeks old, this litter of eight—mostly black with little brown snouts and paws—are trying to sleep. …

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Manners’ Best Friend

Ralph

A few weekends ago, Bo, Cleo and Ralph went on an adventure. …

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Dog’s Best Friend

Nine years ago, Linda Patenaude was at the Wooster Square Farmers’ Market thinking about ways she could get involved. …

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