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13 MTA Police Canines Get Explosives, Anti-Terrorism Training

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Thirteen canines and their handlers, Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers, graduated from the MTA Police Department’s explosives detection and anti-terrorism training at a ceremony held in late January at Grand Central Terminal. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘My Sweet Girl Was Truly Special’: Woman’s Court Statement on Puppy Killed in Darien Man’s Care

Mimi Gammill Betsy Animal Cruelty Case Terry's House of Pets
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A New Canaan woman in a forceful statement on her experience last summer of learning that her 13-month-old puppy had died in the care of a Darien man found by police to be operating an non-registered kennel is pushing for justice officials to deny him a special form of parole. (more…) Continue Reading →

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If You Adopt a Dog or Cat from Stamford Animal Control by Jan 14, You Pay No Fees

Cathy Kangas 12-01-05
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A New Canaan woman, through her company, is donating all dog and cat adoption fees at the Stamford Animal Control Shelter through Jan. 14. Those who adopt an older dog that’s been in the shelter for more than one year will receive two free training sessions to help the animal acclimate to its new home. During the two-week event, the $75 adoption fees being waived include the costs of spaying or neutering, micro-chipping and vaccinations. Here’s how the program got started in Stamford: (more…) Continue Reading →

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