Friday, March 22, 2013
Dog license helps authorities track down owners
A dog is back with its family today thanks in part to the Stow Kent Animal Hospital and the Stow Police Department. A customer of the veterinarian took Ellie, a lab-chow mix found running on Fishcreek Road Tuesday, in to the animal hospital for fear the dog would be hit by a car. Diana Grutzmacher, marketing director for Stow Kent Animal Hospital, said the pup had a collar and license but it was for Cuyahoga County. By the time they got the dog Cuyahoga County's dog warden was closed and the license numbers were not listed online. "We scanned her for a micro-chip, but she didn't have one," Grutzmacher said. So Grutzmacher posted the dog's picture on the vet's Facebook page. "We're trying to take pictures and put them on Facebook because we…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
People are often amazed to find out that exotic pets are also susceptible to problems affecting the teeth, beak and oral cavity.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
A Stow-Kent Animal Hospital employee called Stow Police Nov. 4 because he said there was a car sitting on the grass of his business at 4559 Kent Rd. Police said a man drove a Ford F-350 onto the lawn, turfed the grass and then when the truck got stuck, the driver just left it there. Police called Joe’s Auto to tow the vehicle. The owner of the car, a 45-year-old Munroe Falls man, came to the Stow Police Department to find his truck later. The man was cited for criminal damaging, a second-degree misdemeanor, criminal trespassing, a minor-misdemeanor and reckless opperaton on private property, a misdemeanor offense in this situation. He was issued a summons to appear at the Stow Municipal Court.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Canine Bordetella is a very close cousin to Whooping Cough in people. It is a highly contagious bacteria that is transmitted between dogs through coughing, sneezing, sharing water bowls or in some cases it can be transmitted on a person’s hands through p