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Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 19

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Gwen Gwen is a stunning girl who is hoping to find a quiet, calm home with a family full of love. This 6-year old sweetheart is laid back, and she enjoys sitting back and watching the world move around her. Gwen is friendly with other low key kitties like her, and she just ...

 
 

Winter weather advisory

Winter weather advisory in effect from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.  Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected. The warning is for portions of southern New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland and northern Delaware. Mixed precipitation moves in around 7 a.m. over Delmarva and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 12

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Maui After all of his littermates were adopted, Maui can’t help but wonder why no one has chosen him yet. This 6-month-old cutie has spent most of his life in the shelter, and he wants nothing more than a place to call his own. Maui can be a bit shy at first, but he warms ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 5

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Heathcliff Next month will be one year for Heathcliff’s time in the shelter, an anniversary no pet should celebrate. Heathcliff is a sweet boy who’s 9 years old but plays a game of fetch better than most puppies. He also has his basic commands down pat. He’d love someone ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 29

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Manny Manny is an adorable, energetic boy who loves adventure. He's happy as long as he's got a tennis ball in his mouth and some grass to romp around on. Manny is friendly with other dogs, and he’d love the chance to meet any dogs and young kids in the home to make sure ...

 

Travel made Easy: Ocean cruises, part 1

Ocean cruising is one of my absolute favorite vacations. I love the feel of the ship, watching the ocean, making new acquaintances onboard and exploring incredible ports. I’m differentiating ocean cruising from other types of cruising such as river cruises. For a mobility challenged traveler, ocean cruising can be a relaxing, stress-free vacation. But just like river ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 22

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Corky Corky brings the party with him. He’s an upbeat, fun pooch who loves all the people he meets and enjoys playing with other playful dogs in playgroups. This 3-year-old would make a great family dog in a home without cats. Corky qualifies for the “Find Your New Boo” ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 15

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Sherbert Sherbert is hoping to find a loving home to settle into as she approaches her senior years. This gorgeous girl is a sweet, laid-back, lap cat who prefers to spend most of her day snuggled up somewhere cozy. Sherbert wouldn't mind a home with children, but she does ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 8

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Dionysus This wiggly, fun-loving pup is Dionysus. He's a spirited 4-year old who is hoping to find someone who will include him on adventures. And he's a pro at playing fetch. Dionysus is open to meeting other dogs, and he'd be a great addition to a family with an active ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 1

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Jirachi With no luck finding a home for nine months, Jirachi hopes he won’t have to spend another chilly season without a lap to snuggle on. This 4-year-old is FIV+, and while it sounds scary, he’s expected to live a normal life with routine veterinary care. And Jirachi is ...

 

Travel Made Easy: Can you do that?

Usually, I write about how mobility challenged people can continue to travel. But I had a phone call this week from someone wanting to travel to Europe with a few friends. Not unusual. The person goes on to tell me “My friends have all had knee replacements, hip replacements and other physical issues that could make travel difficult.” He wanted to know what type of ...