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Dental hygiene is for animals too

Not everyone gets to do dental work on a 300-pound jaguar, but Dr. John Lewis has. Lewis is a veterinary dentist, one of fewer than 200 in the country. He’s also done dentistry on kangaroos, tigers and coatimundis, a South American raccoon. But he focuses primarily on dogs and cats “and an occasional farm animal” in his Pennsbury Township practice. And it’s the ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet March 16

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Xenia Don't let Xenia's worried expression in her photos fool you; she is just giving you her best puppy-dog eyes. Xenia is a sweetheart with people and did well with kids on a recent overnight at a volunteer’s home. She does well with other laidback dogs in the shelter’s ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 9

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Diana Diana enjoys all the fun things you’d expect with a hound – time outside with her people, long walks with lots of sniffs and settling inside with some snuggles. She does well with other easy-going dogs in the shelter’s dog playgroups and would be open to meeting any ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 2

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Pirate Pirate reminds us to always see the good. Missing an eye, most of a tail and part of an ear, whatever backstory that caused that might leave a kitty feeling discouraged. Not Pirate. This sweet boy embraces the world with love and joy every minute of the day. Pirate ...

 

Restaurant week coming to Kennett Square

The second annual KSQ Spring Restaurant Week, March 3 to 8, will showcase the creativity of award-winning chefs and the many flavors of Kennett Square. Kennett Square’s Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants throughout town. Diners can also enjoy live music at various venues including Kennett Brewing Company, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gordi Gordi came all the way from Puerto Rico following the devastating earthquakes there. Despite the turmoil he may have experienced, he remains a happy, easy-going pup just looking to find a bit of love in the world. Gordi has been co-housed happily with other dogs at ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 17

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Spontaneous Spontaneous does enjoy living in the moment. This sweetheart loves attention and a good game of fetch with a tennis ball. She’s also made an awesome running partner in the shelter’s Doggers program. Spontaneous is open to meeting other dogs in the home. This ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Tiberius Tiberius will fearlessly steal your heart if allowed. Tiberius enjoys people and will let you know when it’s time for a head rub. He’s easy-going, good-natured and playful, making him a good fit for most families. You can adopt this four-year-old for a fee you ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. King Lear King Lear may have a regal name and the fetching looks of royalty, but he wants you to know he’s really a simple, go-with-the-flow kind of guy. He’s a dog of the people, loving with everyone he meets. He has lived with young kids, and he does super in the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Carla Carla is a sweet and gentle girl who showed in her foster sleepover what a snuggle bug she is. She's housetrained and also quite mannerly. Carla looks forward to meeting any other dogs in the home. To top off all her amazing attributes to fit in a family, this 2-year ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 20

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Marigold What a beautiful flower. Marigold has a personality just as colorful as her gorgeous soft coat. She's a sweet, gentle girl who enjoys affection and will give you a head butt and subtle purr to let you know you're friends. But be prepared for her unusual chatter. ...