Articles by Joelle Albury

 
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Camden National Bank Assistant Branch Manager Heather Burns presents a donation to Mabel and P.A.W.S. Director of Development/Volunteer Coordinator, Joelle Albury.

Camden National Bank donates to P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center

By Joelle Albury on Aug. 19, 2014, at 4:05 p.m.
CAMDEN – Friday, August 15 was an exciting day for Mabel, a playful hound mix from P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center in Rockport. Mabel attended the annual celebration of the Dog Days of Summer held at the Camden National Bank’s Camden Square branch where she had the honor of meeting the …
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Nash family at their lemonade stand.

Kids raise the bar for fundraising for shelter animals

By Joelle Albury on Aug. 13, 2014, at 1:53 p.m.
CAMDEN – On a Saturday afternoon, August 2nd siblings Hannah, Elle and Sam Nash (a.k.a. “the Kids at Waterside”) raised $326 for their local animal shelter, P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center in Rockport, by selling home-made cookies and crafts at their lemonade stand on Bayview Street. With the help of their …
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Major Medical: Surprising Ways to Tame Unexpected Vet Bills

By Joelle Albury on Aug. 04, 2014, at 9:40 a.m.
Every year, pet owners all over Midcoast Maine face a gut-wrenching decision: shell out money they don’t have to pay for essential veterinary care, or relinquish the animals they love to a local shelter. It could happen to you. Suppose you’re living on a tight budget or fixed income, and …
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Master Pet Stylist Daryl Conner To talk About “Grooming Your Dog” At the Jean H. Kislak Dog Park

By Joelle Albury on July 15, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Jean H. Kislak / P.A.W.S. Community Dog Park, 146 Camden Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-236-4885; pawsadoption.org/ Rockport – Daryl Conner, a Master Pet Stylist, and an award winning grooming industry journalist and educational speaker who travels around the …
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(From left) Joelle Albury, P.A.W.S. Director of Development, Karen Reed, Allen Insurance and Financial and Amie Hutchison, P.A.W.S. Executive Director.

Allen Insurance Financial donates to P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center Forever-Home Campaign

By Joelle Albury on July 10, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
CAMDEN, July 10, 2014 — Allen Insurance and Financial has made a donation in support of the P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center’s capital campaign for the organization’s new home on John Street in Camden. “Allen Insurance and Financial is a longtime supporter of P.A.W.S.,” commented Amie Hutchison, Executive Director of P.A.W.S. …
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Juliet is up for adoption at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center.

Parasite Prevention for You and Your Pets

By Joelle Albury on July 09, 2014, at 1:31 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: P.A.W.S. Future Home, 123 John Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-236-8702; pawsadoption.org/ Thursday, July 24 P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center will host “Parasite Prevention for You and Your Pets,” a forum on heartworms, ticks and Lyme disease, from 5:00 PM …
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Tracy Sala and Amie Hutchison, Executive Directors of Pope Memorial Humane Society and P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center respectively, at the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Care Expo in Daytona Beach, FL.

Local Shelters Learn from Experts

By Joelle Albury on July 02, 2014, at 10:25 a.m.
Tracy Sala and Amie Hutchison, Executive Directors of Pope Memorial Humane Society and P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center respectively, recently returned from a trip to the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Care Expo in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Expo is the largest international education conference in the fields of …
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Petey the Dog poses with walkers at the Camden Village Green during Paws On Parade.

Paws On Parade participants raise funds for cats and dogs

By Joelle Albury on June 30, 2014, at 12:08 p.m.
On a sunny Sunday afternoon on June 22 a group of animal lovers and their canine friends marched from the Jean H. Kislak / P.A.W.S. Community Dog Park in Rockport to the Camden Village Green in celebration of the seventh annual P.A.W.S. On Parade. The parade was headed by P.A.W.S. …
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P.A.W.S. On Parade

By Joelle Albury on June 09, 2014, at 4:13 p.m.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Jean H. Kislak/ P.A.W.S. Community Dog Park, 146 Camden Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-390-0935; pawsadoption.org Summer is almost here, which means it is time for the 7th annual P.A.W.S. on Parade, formerly known as “The Mutt Walk”. A …
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Bree is a beautfiul tortie female cat waiting for adoption at P.A.W.S.

Sugar Tools sale at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center

By Joelle Albury on May 22, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center's New Building, 146 Camden Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: 207-390-0935; pawsadoption.org Saturday, June 7 Sugar Tools of Camden will hold an outdoor sale from 11 am to 4 pm at the P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center …
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Low Cost Rabies and Nail Clipping Clinic in Camden

By Joelle Albury on May 15, 2014, at 9:42 a.m.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center's New Building, 123 John Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-390-0935; pawsadoption.org Saturday, May 24 P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center and the Camden Hospital for Animals are hosting a low cost rabies and nail clipping clinic from …
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Madison is waiting to be adopted at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center in Rockport.

Muchas gracias from P.A.W.S.

By Joelle Albury on May 08, 2014, at 1:54 p.m.
Rockport, Me., Tuesday, May 6, 2014— Monday, May 5 and Tuesday, May 6 folks throughout the midcoast hung up their aprons to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner out to celebrate the 3rd annual Cinco de Meow. Eleven area restaurants served up a creative selection of dishes to take part in …
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P.A.W.S. Senior Adoption Program is aimed at helping pets like Sophie, a 16-year-old cat, find a home.

P.A.W.S. Announces the Wilkalis-Balch Senior Adoption Program

By Joelle Albury on May 02, 2014, at 12:07 p.m.
P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center in Rockport is pleased to announce its newly expanded Senior Adoption Program. On behalf of the John Wilkalis trust, Stockton Springs resident Shirley Balch donated $10,000 to P.A.W.S. to make this program possible. The Wilkalis-Balch Senior Adoption program will make more adoptions possible by waiving the …
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Madison is one of the cats at P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center waiting to be adopted.

Like to Eat? Cinco de Meow Offers P.A.W.S. for Celebration

By Joelle Albury on April 25, 2014, at 6:39 p.m.
Rockport, Me., April 25, 2014—This year’s Cinco de Meow celebration, set for and May 6, is shaping up to be the biggest—and tastiest—yet. So far, 11 area restaurants serving everything from oatmeal to haute cuisine have signed up to take part in the annual fundraiser for P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center. …
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Spring Cleanup at P.A.W.S. Community Dog Park

By Joelle Albury on April 17, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Jean H. Kislak/ P.A.W.S. Community Dog Park, 146 Camden Street, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-236-4885; pawsadoption.org Spring has sprung and it is time for a cleanup at the Jean H. Kislak Dog Park on Camden Street in Rockport to …
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Buster is ready to dine out in his sleek tuxedo coat for Cinco de Meow on May 6.

Cinco de Meow Raises Forks for the Furry

By Joelle Albury on April 08, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
Rockport, Me., April 7, 2014—What’s more fun than eating out at a great restaurant? How about knowing that with every delicious mouthful you’re helping a dog or cat find a loving home? That’s the concept behind Cinco de Meow, a fundraiser for P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center, set for Tuesday, May …
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P.A.W.S.’ staff receive scholarships for Regional and National Conferences

By Joelle Albury on April 01, 2014, at 8:31 a.m.
P.A.W.S. is pleased to announce that three members of their staff will be attending training this spring thanks to generous scholarship awards. Executive Director, Amie Hutchison, has been awarded the Julie Morris Scholarship by the ASPCA. This scholarship fully funds her travel and attendance at the HSUS Animal Care Expo …
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Thom Lambert of Canine Connection

Lambert Talks about “Communicating with Your Dog” At P.A.W.S.’ New Building on Sunday, April 13

By Joelle Albury on March 26, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center's New Building, 123 John Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-236-4885; pawsadoption.org CAMDEN, Maine — Professional dog trainer Thom Lambert of Warren will discuss “Communicating with Your Dog” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the …
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P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center serves town of Swanville

By Joelle Albury on March 13, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
As of March, P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center expanded its service area to include the town of Swanville. P.A.W.S. currently has contracts with eight other towns: Belfast, Camden, Islesboro, Liberty, Lincolnville, Northport, Rockport, and Searsmont. As a contracting town, stray dogs and cats found in Swanville will be cared for by …
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The participants of the first annual Barbells for Beacon fundraiser.

Stone Coast CrossFit establishes Beacon Fund to aid animals at P.A.W.S.

By Joelle Albury on March 03, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
ROCKPORT – The Beacon Fund was established in January of this year by the Lily Hamill and Nick Brown of Stone Coast CrossFit in Rockport in honor of their dog Beacon. Beacon is beloved not only by Lily and Nick but by the entire membership of Stone Coast CrossFit where …
 
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