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Inyo County Adoption Center grand opening

By Deb Murphy Inyo County residents celebrated their new animal shelter, aptly re-named the “Inyo County Adoption Center,” Saturday afternoon on a hilltop east of Big Pine, overlooking the former shelter, the old County Farm’s dairy barn. The contrast between the old and the new is stark. The cats have larger cages and access to […]

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Adorable dogs are Pets of the Week

SUGAR and ABBY are small Lab sisters. Sugar is the Yellow Lab and Abby is the Black Lab. They are both excellent with children, love to fetch tennis balls and are housetrained. They don’t need to be adopted together, so take your pick! You really can’t go wrong with either of these sweet girls. The […]

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Conceptual image of new animal shelter

Supervisors approve Animal Shelter plans

The Inyo Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve environmental documents, plans and specifications and going out to bid for the new Inyo County Animal Shelter. The work schedule shows completion of the new facility in December. The organization of ICARE and others have long focused on the need for a new Animal Shelter. The old facility […]

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Inyo Supervisors: progress on Animal Shelter, Blackrock workshop

As the organization ICARE continues to bring in donations, Inyo County officials are moving ahead with the planning, design and environmental phase of the new Animal Shelter project. Tuesday the Supervisors expect to receive an update on the project and to make decisions. The Planning Commission recommended approval of the environmental documents stating that the […]

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Conceptual image of new animal shelter

ICARE funds push new animal shelter ahead

The organization of ICARE has raised $729,000 for a new animal shelter. ICARE President Ted Schade revealed that remarkably high number at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. The project will definitely move ahead with hopes for a grand opening in December. Schade told the Board that ICARE has worked for about a year to raise […]

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Current animal shelter in Big Pine.

Plans for new animal shelter take form

Currently, the Inyo County Animal Shelter has no room for employees or the public and limited space for animals. After many years of trying, plans for a new facility have moved forward. The Inyo Supervisors reached a consensus yesterday on a building option and most of the funding is already in hand. Deputy Public Works […]

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From Terrier to Tuxedo Tabby

PETS of the WEEK – March 1, 2012 REGIS is a sweet little Rat Terrier who was abandoned at the Bishop Veterinary Hospital. His ears are crinkled like crumpled paper. The vet says it looks like they were frostbitten! This short-haired pooch had to have been awfully cold to get frostbitten ears. He is a […]

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PETS of the WEEK – February 15, 2012BISCUIT and BRUNO are adorable Great Pyrenees mix brother and sister pups and are about 12 weeks old. Biscuit is a beautiful cream color and Bruno is quite handsome in his black and white tuxedo. Pyrenees dogs are typically very large and have a heavy coat that requires […]

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Your new friends: Crush and Chachito

PETS of the WEEK – February 1, 2012 CRUSH is an adult female Orange Tabby Tuxedo. Her owner moved to Hawaii and left Crush heartbroken. She doesn’t understand why she is now living in a stainless steel cat cage. Can you give this friendly feline a second chance? CHACHITO is an adorable 8-month old Chihuahua mix. […]

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