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LOCAL GOLF - Dewsweeper Golf Course Review - Maplecrest

Course:  Maplecrest Golf Course Location: Kent/Tallmadge/Brimfield area - Portage County Directions: 219 Tallmadge Rd, Kent - Right off I-76  15 minutes from Akron 50 from Cleveland Dewsweepers Tee Time Was: 645

MOVIE REVIEW - Hercules

Here comes the second attempt to get us interested in the legendary Hercules. This one pulls out The Rock, and a bigger budget to make a larger splash than the flop a year or so ago.

LOCAL GOLF - Dewsweeper Golf Course Review - Cossett Creek

Course: Cossett Creek (Formerly Brunswick Hills)

Location: On Rt. 303, West of Rt. 42 -  Brunswick -  Medina County

Directions:  Easy access from I-71, and I-271 about 4 miles west  - 20 minutes from Akron/Cleveland

Dewsweeper Tee Time Was: 618 AM

Vivian
Vivian

Meet Vivian ... this is now a very sad situation. Our usual pattern when we report to SCAC is to walk the kennels and determine which dogs are new residents and need a photograph to be posted to the SCAC site. As we walked the kennels last week before photographing the dogs we, once again, p [ ... ]

DVD - New This Week Streaming & DVD July 23

This week there are finally some movies that you may remember from a few months ago available for you to rent, buy or stream.   There are movies for the adults, and the family alike.

Country Music News

Little Dogs!

Many people consider themselves to be a collector. Stamps, books and art are often the passions of one’s collection. Often, these items are worth far more than it appears because of their rarity or the demand for the article. So, do we call a person that acquires a large number of pets a collector? In fact we don’t. The definition of this type of person is a “hoarder.” Animal hoarding is a human behavior that involves the keeping of a high number of animals as pets without having the ability to properly house or care for them. It is not uncommon for an animal hoarder to deny their inability to manage this population appropriately. Animal hoarding can lead to serious dangers to health, both for the pets and the owners, because of the sanitation issues that housing animals entails, as well as the medical needs of domestic pets. Though we understand this behavior to be a human condition, the animals suffer severely.

On a recent trip to the Ashtabula Animal Protective League, 17 small-breed dogs were taken in from a hoarding situation. Now residing at the shelter, these dogs are learning trust and love – and are progressing beautifully. Like a rare piece of art, these pets are worth far more than one might think. And, it is our responsibility to make sure they are treasured like one’s fine china collection would be.

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