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Dog Bites

Millions of people – most of them children – are bitten by dogs every year in the United States. The majority of these bites, if not all, are preventable. Here are some basic facts that might surprise even you from our friends at the AVMA. Dog Bite AVMA  

Pets, Pine Needles and Trees

Make sure that you clean up fallen pine needles around your tree regularly. If eaten, these needles can puncture your pet’s intestines. Make sure your tree is well secured for your pets, for people and for your delicate décor. You can anchor your tree to the wall, using strong cord or rope. Also, make sure that your pet can’t access the tree’s water

Fiona the Cat

Abandoned at just a few months of age Fiona has found her forever home. Technician Jen Mengle opened her heart up to this special girl. Fiona was positive for Feline Leukemia so Jen was unable to open up her home as well. Other than some ophthalmic issues Fiona has been healthy and happy. Fiona thanks everyone at Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic (most especially Jen), Dr. Low at the York Emergency and Referral Center and Jessica Gates and family for the forever home.  

10 Reasons to Volunteer with The Helen O. Krause Shelter

Top ten reasons to volunteer at the shelter
  • Help abused and unwanted animals get loving homes!
  • Brush up on your cleaning skills!
  • Being a human love toy to cats and dogs is a great stress reliever!
  • Socialize scared and/or shy cats and dogs!
  • Meet lots of great people!
  • Feels great to know that you CAN make a difference!
  • Takes just a few hours…work around YOUR schedule!
  • Help is needed in all sorts of areas, grounds keeping, administrative, medical, foster parents, and fundraising.
  • Warm fuzzy feeling when a cat and dog you’ve helped finds their forever home!
  • You are needed and appreciated by humans and animals alike!
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The Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce

The Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce strives to promote the commercial and community interests of the Mechanicsburg area. As an association of local businesses and residents, they are committed to creating and supporting a stable and ever growing area to live and work. With events and programs for the residential and business community, they make every effort to be the resource for information, communication, and networking. To learn more about the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce, go to: