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2013 Christmas Gift and Hobby Show

By at November 6, 2013 | 9:58 am | 0 Comment

The 64th annual Christmas Gift & Hobby Show, Central Indiana’s largest one-stop Christmas shop, is asking shoppers to help give back to the community Wednesday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds West Pavilion. The show’s new initiative, Santa’s Give Back Program, will collect a variety of items based around local not-for-profit

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Pet First Aid & CPR Training Helps Prepare Owners for Emergencies

By at October 17, 2013 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

Experts estimate that more than 90 percent of animals will experience an emergency during their lifetime. That’s why IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, Central Indiana’s original 24-hour emergency and critical care center, is hosting a hands-on Pet First Aid & CPR training class Saturday, Nov. 2 to teach pet owners how to assess and handle emergency

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Local canine chosen as finalist for “Chicago Fire” Top Firehouse Dog

By at September 24, 2013 | 7:20 pm | 0 Comment

NBC’s the “Today” show and “Chicago Fire” are honoring the “Top Firehouse Dog” nationwide, and out of hundreds of entries, chose Dempsey from the Pike Township Fire Department, as one of three canine finalists. On Tuesday morning, Sept. 24, Dempsey made his television debut on the “Today” show with his adopted owner, Eileen Orban, and “Chicago Fire” stars

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IndyVet Offers Free Pet Loss Support Group First Thursday of Every Month Starting Sept. 5

By at August 28, 2013 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, formerly known as Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC), will introduce a free monthly pet loss support group the first Thursday of every month starting Sept. 5. The sessions will run from 6-7 p.m. at the animal hospital near Beech Grove. The 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is located at 5425 Victory

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$10 Spay/Neuter Extended Through 2013

By at August 26, 2013 | 11:57 am | 0 Comment

  Due to the overwhelming response, Spay-Neuter Assistance Program has extended their $10 spay/neuter fee to qualified applicants through the end of 2013 with coupon code GTF102013. Eligibility requirements and application can be found HERE. Spay-Neuter Services of Indiana, Inc. (SNSI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. SNSI is the only agency in

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Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral renamed as IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital

By at August 14, 2013 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

BPS Marketing 2013. Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral renamed as IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital. [press release] August 2013. The Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center (IVEC), known as Central Indiana’s original 24-hour veterinary emergency and critical care facility, and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral

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Dog-Friendly Indy in the Media

By at August 7, 2013 | 2:02 pm | 0 Comment

This summer has been a big one for Dog-Friendly Indy. I was featured on TV and the radio, and I got my first run of static decals for local dog-related businesses to put in their windows. Back in June, WTHR and Dr. Greg Magnusson from Leo's Pet Care asked me to join them for their Pet Vet segment on Weekend Sunrise. We talked about fun things dog owners can do with

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15th Annual IVEC Pet Carnival

By at July 3, 2013 | 1:04 pm | 0 Comment

Fur-friendly Pet Carnival set for July 13 Indianapolis, Ind. – Animal lovers are invited to bring pets of all types, shapes and sizes to the 15th annual Pet Carnival from 10 am to 2pm on Saturday, July 13, hosted by the Indianapolis Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC) near Beech Grove on Indianapolis’ southeast side, 5425 Victory Drive. The event

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Visiting the Broad Ripple Farmer’s Market and Charlie’s Chillers

By at May 13, 2013 | 11:42 am | 1 Comments

We took a trip to the Broad Ripple Farmer's Market on Saturday. Even though it was REALLY cold, we managed to get some goodies, including Nicey Treats. Despite what they say, you can totally enjoy popsicles on a cold day. The Broad Ripple Farmer's Market is dog-friendly, but they do have some rules: Dog visitors must be kept on a short lead and by their owner’s

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Harshman Magnet Middle School club honored with P.E.T.S. Award

By at February 14, 2013 | 11:02 am | 0 Comment

 Indianapolis Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC) has recognized Harshman Magnet Middle School’s Animal C.A.R.E. (Care, Advocacy, Respect and Education) club as a recipient of its Professional Excellence Through Service, or P.E.T.S. Award.IVR/IVEC created the P.E.T.S. Award over a decade ago to honor individuals or organizations that demonstrate

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