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Local Birders Visit Cockroach Bay Preserve

By Tamas Mondovics Local bird lovers had a chance last month to join bird walk host, Rich Crete, owner of Rich’s Backyard Birds in Lithia,...

TECO Power Plant Provides View Of Manatee And Coastal Wildlife

By Ali Renckens When the rest of the country starts bundling up in parkas and earmuffs, balmy Florida welcomes the arrival of one species of...

An All-Day Affair For Healthy Pets At Dog Gone Holistic’s Pet...

By Kayla Hayes Dog Gone Holistic is a heavily stocked, nutrition-focused pet shop for dogs and cats on FishHawk Crossing Blvd. in Lithia. The shop...

Therapy Horse Helps Heal Hearts In Community

By Rachel Ann Johnson Among the throngs of supporters at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s event in Sun City Center on Saturday, October...

Manatee Population Depends On Public Awareness

By Janice Nearing This year, 2013 has become the deadliest year ever for Florida’s endangered manatees. In total, 769 manatees have died so far this...

Big Cat Rescue Adds Vacation Rotation, Seeks Donors For Climbing Extension

By Nicole Schoen People have always had a fascination with animals, some even to the point of taming, riding or keeping them as pets. But when...

FishHawk Wildlife & Pets Get By With A Little Help From...

 By Sandy Meyer FishHawk resident, Alicia Dunstan, is not one to sit idly by and watch a problem get worse.  After moving to the FishHawk...

District To Hold Series Of Hog Hunts In 2013-2014, Permits Will...

By Tamas Mondovics The Southwest Florida Water Management District approved plans to hold a series of hog hunts on District land during the 2013-2014 feral...

Dogs, Cats & More Cared For In Your Home

By Kelly Legg Realizing the need for a pet-sitting service in the Lithia area, resident Michelle Quessenberry opened No Place Like Home Pet Sitting, LLC.,...

Cool Donation Helps Jackson’s Bubbles & Other Apes At Sanctuary

By Michelle Colesanti “Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care will we help. Only if we help shall they be saved.”   ...