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Adopt-a-Pet June 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Blaze This handsome 4-year old deserves to be the sparkle in someone’s eye. Blaze arrived as a stray with a story he’s not able to tell. He’s a little stressed in the kennel and hopes to find a calm, quiet environment with a family who can help him feel safe again so he ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet June 15

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Porto Porto was found on an airport runway about to be shot by authorities before a rescuer intervened. He truly got a second chance but needs a family to make it complete. He loves people and other dogs.  Porto’s adoption fee is “name your price” through Friday, June 16, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dottie How could anyone resist this face? Dottie is a sweet 4-year old girl looking for quiet home with a family who appreciates her gentle and affectionate nature. She’d do best in a home with older kids and adults where she can learn what it’s like to be loved again. As ...

 

Raise The Steaks: Dad’s favorite child

A too heavy pen from the gadget store, a tie that doesn’t match anything in his closet, or anything at all for that matter. This Father’s Day, break the mold. “Steak” your claim as the favorite child, and get him something that will warm his heart and his belly. Unlike brunch for mom, (which is possibly my favorite meal of all time), Father’s Day and steaks go ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 1

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gunner Pointer fans, check out Gunner. This 2-year old long-legged beauty is a lot of fun. He’s a great mix of a playful and gentle cuddler. He’s done well with other dogs and kids. (He’s a little too focused on cats.) As Pet of the Week, Gunner’s adoption fee is “name ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Whitaker Looking to adopt the dog the shelter folks would if they had room at home? Meet Whitaker. The BVSPCA transferred Whitaker from the city animal control shelter three months ago, nearly bald from demodex (a non-contagious skin issue that he’s recovering from ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 18

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Misty Who can resist a stylish girl in a tuxedo?  Misty is a petite tuxie who would make a great family cat and companion. She’s an outgoing 2-year-old who loves a good tussle with her toys. Misty would love to go home in Bennie’s May Days, with free adoptions for cats 6 ...

 

Raise the Steaks: The will to grill

As we spring into summer, we get ready to celebrate Memorial Day. The unofficial start to summer, the official start to the grilling season, the smiles and sun are out in full vigor. Whether you have had your grill for decades or picked it up days ago, it still needs some TLC to make it ready for good times and good food. For the first half of this article, I’m going ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. As Pets of the Week, their adoption fee is “name your price” through Sunday, May 14. Lilly Lilly is a sweet, beautiful girl who came to the BVSPCA all the way from Puerto Rico, where only 8 percent of the animals leave the shelters alive. She’s a playful girl who has shown ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 4, 2017

The following animals are available for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. For information on how to adopt these and other animals, go to http://bvspca.org or phone 610- 692-6113. Magdalena Magdalena has her bags packed, and she’s ready to go home.  This gorgeous 1-year old girl is bursting with energy and personality.  She’s a real people cat; she’s playful ...

 

Raise The Steaks: A magical meal for mom

In less than two weeks, we celebrate a very special day. The day to show appreciation for mom and everything she has done for you. It is a day that she should not only be exonerated from her duties but be pampered and doted on. Mom runs around farther and quicker than most anyone else in your life, whether she’s working a 9-5 day job, getting the kids to and from ...