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Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 18

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Rocket Man Rocket Man is a friendly 2-year-old who would love to find the Bennie to his Jets. He'd like to meet any potential dog siblings to make sure that they are a good match. He can be adopted for a fee you name until Sunday, Feb. 24.   Paisley Paisley is the ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Sandy Sandy is a dainty lady. But when she’s not greeting visitors with a calm wiggle, she occasionally lets her hair down and likes to play. Sandy would make a great choice for someone who will treat her like the princess she was born to be, and she’d be happy to meet any ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 4

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gracie Gracie has much in common with her Kelly namesake. She’s beautiful and elegant with a natural, down to earth way with people. She’d make a great companion in just about any home. This 2-year-old can be adopted for a fee you name through Sunday, Feb. 10. Eddie Eddie ...

 

Travel Made Easy: Cancellations and delays

Not my usual topic but important information for all air travelers. If you are armed with this information, it may help you understand the rules for airline cancellations or delays. Important: under US law, airline flight schedules are not guaranteed. The airlines are not obliged to provide any compensation for delayed or canceled flights – even when it is their ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Tori Tori is a shy but sweet girl who opens up to be a happy, affectionate and silly pup once she gets to know you. Tori is open to living with other dogs similar in size to her, and she’s already housetrained and crate trained. She hopes for a home with older kids and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 21

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. George With his smooth charm and handsome looks, George could easily be a relative of the more famous Mr. Clooney. George is an easy going boy who loves to snuggle and has been known to enjoy a ball toss or two. That calm demeanor continues in the shelter’s dog playgroups, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Sandy Sandy is the somewhat rare female orange tabby. This gorgeous girl lost the only home she knew for all of her five years when her owner’s health failed, so she’s a bit overwhelmed. With patience and kindness in a quiet home, Sandy can be a wonderful companion pet. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 7

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Jake Looking for a home-ready cuddlebug? Jake is your pup. Jake had a sleepover with a BVSPCA staffer and showed how great he can be with other dogs, what a good boy he is with housetraining and crating, and most special, what a snuggler he is. Jake is 2 years old and ...

 

Travel Made Easy: American river cruises

The United States is an incredible country and we should go out and see it. I made a list of the places I’d like to see and started planning. Because I was fascinated by the small towns across the U.S., some of the national parks particularly in the West, I focused on how to make these places happen and found American river cruising. American river cruising is ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 31

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dougie Dougie is an adorable 4-year-old with a love for all things adventurous. He loves to romp around in the grass, play fetch, and snuggle up at the end of the day. Dougie would like to be an only dog in a home with older children (12 years old and older). Dougie can ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Bruiser His name may be Bruiser, but he’s a total softie on the inside. Bruiser is a mellow 7-year-old who is looking for a quiet home to continue his heartworm treatment. This snuggle-bug is friendly with other dogs and ready to find his perfect family. Bruiser’s adoption ...