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Lassen County Times/Westwood PinePress Tuesday, May 1, 2007 7B i Humane Society pet of the week The Lassen Humane Society is looking for a permanent, loving home for Pippin, a 5,month-old Border Collie. Like most Border Collies Pippin has lots of energy. She's friendly, enjoys walks and would be best in a home without small children. Please phoneShayla at 257-5321, ext. 16 if you are interested in Pippin. To contact the Lassen Humane Society, phone Pet of the week The Pets of the Week are a 1-112-year-old female yel- low lab named Missy and an 8-month-old male bor- der collie/lab mix named Harley. It not adopted, these pets could be put down by Friday, May 4. The shelter is always looking for donations of large-sized rawhide chew bones, chew chips and blankets. The Lassen County Animal Shelter is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more informa- tion about these dogs or others, call the shelter at 257-9200 or log on to the Web site If your dog is missing, call the animal shelter immedi- ately. Photo submitted t IW BL I OBEDIENCE/AGILITY CLASSES FORMING We sell: Canidae, Merrick & Great Life Dog Foods, organic & natural ingredient treats, grain-free special diet food Training Tools and Supplies SitSp0t Canine Center Training, Boarding & Day Care. 472-380 J0hnstonville Rd. (530) 257-3161 www.sitspot.TV State Farm" has reduced auto rates in CALIFORNIA At State Farm, you'll get more than a great rate. You'll ',dso get an agent dedicated to helping you get the right coverage backed by the nation's largest claims network. Call my office today and discover why State Farm is trusted by more drivers than any other car insurance company. Bill Muttem, Agent, CLU Insurance LJC #0728779 2910 Riverside Dr Sueanville. CA 96130-47665 Bus: 530-257-4041 Serving Susanville Chester & Lake Almanor LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR ~ STATE FARM IS THERE.O Providing Insurance and Financial Services P050052 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (not in N J) Stat~ Farm Indemnity Company (N J) Bloomington. [L e e S? Dear Rowf: I've heard cir- dance, and lions are not cuses aren't all that meant to jump through flam-: humane -- what have you ing hoops. You can help make heard? a difference in the lives of H.C. Susanville animals who are forced to .For the animals who per- perform at circuses. Here's form in them, circuses aren't what yOu can do: any fun. It's not hard to see .Don't go to the circus i why. Spending life locked unless it's one that doesn't: alone until it's time tofeature any animal perform-: rehearse or perform and traw ers. On the HSUS (Humane: eling from town to town is not Society of the United States)i a healthy life for exotic ani- Web site there is a list of 18: mals like elephants, bears, North American animal-freel apes and big cats who per- circuses, as well as several form in circuses. Sadly, they international ones. are often not treated with .Most who attend the circusi respect or kindness, aren't aware of theabuse that: In many circuses, animals goes on behind the scenes. are trained through the use of Spread the word by writing a intimidation and physical letter*to the editor of the local abuse. Former circus employ- paper when the circus is in* ees have reported seeing ani- the area. For ideas on what to mals beaten, whipped, poked include in your letter, visit with sharp objects and even the Web site of the American burned to force them to learn Society for the- Prevention of their routines. They are Cruelty to Animals. " taught that if they do not -Learrf as much as you can Obey the animal trainer, they about the different kinds of will be abused physically, animals who perform in cir- Many circus animals are cuses. Find out where and kept in small cages, awayhow they live in the wild. You from their natural environ- can also find out what conser- merits. Don't you think avation groups are doing to Bengal tiger would have more help these species in the wild. fun running through a Support them and.tell them Himalayan forest than jump- how much you care about ing through a hoop? Animals these animals. are likely to get sick as a Reminder from Rowf: The result of these unnatural con- Lassen Humane Society ditions. Many even die in cap- Spring Yard Sale will beMay: tivity. 18 and 19. A huge number Making an animal do some-great items will be on sale, so: thing he wasn't meant to,do mark your calendars. Alsoi or doesn't want to do is a form there will be a free vaccina of cruelty, too: Elephants are tion clinic on site for cats and not meant to do balancingdogs. For more information, acts, bears aren't meant to call 257-4555. M1~N'CJ DI;;;N I TUXEDO RENTALS eCust mGarters Wedding Accessories & Alterotions 618 MAIN ST SUSANVILLE * 252:4747j oo ed 21 Choice Beef.u No added hormones or antibiotics ever -Call today tO place your order for 1/4 beef, 1/2 beef & family packs II Standish cutting instructions are available upon request. OOO In print or online--any time, day or night. Make it easy for your customers to find you in Susanville's ONLY Official Yellow Pages. Place your adtoday! Call