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IVR/IVEC offers animal first aid, CPR training class Oct. 27

By at September 12, 2012 | 1:29 pm | 0 Comment

Provided by Sara Holtz of BPS Marketing. The Indianapolis Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC), Central Indiana’s original 24-hour emergency and critical care center, will educate pet owners on how to assess and handle emergencies during its biannual Animal First Aid and CPR Training Class Saturday, Oct. 27. The training will take place 9 a.m.

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“Animal Issues in Disasters” training class set for Sept. 22

By at August 20, 2012 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) and Indianapolis Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC) are offering a one-day disaster preparedness class specific to animals, on Sept. 22 at IVR/IVEC, 5425 Victory Dr., on the city’s southeast side. Registration opens at 8 a.m., and the class takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The “Animal Issues

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Milano Inn to host “Dollars for Dempsey”

By at August 10, 2012 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment


Animal lovers are invited to help raise funds for a puppy found abandoned and intentionally burned at 8 weeks old, from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Milano Inn, 231 S. College Ave. The “Dollars for Dempsey” event will include a silent auction, live music and delicious homemade Italian cuisine on the patio where dogs are welcome to attend. Ten percent of all

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Wag your tail at IVEC’s Pet Carnival July 14

By at July 4, 2012 | 11:01 am | 0 Comment


Over 1,000 pet lovers and furry friends are expected to attend the 14th annual Pet Carnival, taking place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat, July 14 on the lawn outside of the Indianapolis Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (IVR/IVEC), near Beech Grove on Indy’s southeast side. The pet-friendly event is free to the public and includes product displays, samples, discounted

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Fundraiser for Burned Dog

By at June 13, 2012 | 1:13 pm | 0 Comment

Area vet clinics participate in “Dollars for Dempsey” fundraiser for burned dog. INDIANAPOLIS—Dempsey, an 8-week-old boxer/mastiff mixed breed, was suspected to be a victim of animal abuse when found severely burned in May 2011, abandoned in a New Castle alley, left to die. “In my 10 years as a surgeon, this is by far the worst case I’ve ever seen,” said Dr.

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On Breed Discrimination and Dog Bites

By at May 22, 2012 | 5:04 pm | 2 Comments

It's National Dog Bite Prevention week. As if on cue, yesterday, I received some nasty comments and links from someone claiming to be the "Voice of Reason." I've spared you from the negativity of these comments and links; that's not what this blog is about. Suffice to say, the "Voice of Reason" is tired of all dogs and believes "pit-wits should raise money for children

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Meet Lola

By at May 18, 2012 | 1:26 pm | 0 Comment


This is Lola. Lola has been waiting for her furever family for more than 11 months. It's hard to believe no one has been interested in adopting her; she is good with kids and most dogs, she is housetrained, and she looks really pretty in a tutu, too! Lola is a bull terrier mix (like Spuds McKenzie!). She is about 3 years old and around 40 pounds. Lola has a

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2012 Indy Pet Pride

By at May 9, 2012 | 12:04 pm | 2 Comments


It's time for 2012 Indy Pet Pride! This year's event will be held on June 4th from 7-9 PM in the parking lot at 707 N. Senate Avenue in downtown Indianapolis. Pet Pride’s focus is to bring together the community and their dogs for what promises to be a barking good time! This event is free and open to the public. Leashed dogs are encouraged to attend. For their

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Mike’s Carwash Gift Certificates

By at May 3, 2012 | 4:44 pm | 0 Comment

Have you heard? IndyFeral and FACE Low-Cost Spay Neuter Clinic are selling Mike's Carwash gift certificates in June! Every time you wash your car, or give a gift coupon (Father's Day, Christmas, Birthdays, Employee Recognition) you are saving lives!! Cost is $8.00 and that means $4.00 for the animals!! Would you like to help? Email to join the

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2012 Parade-a-Bull

By at March 28, 2012 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment

On Saturday, March 31, Indianapolis has two great dog events taking place. First, we have the Easter "Begg" Hunt going on in Broad Ripple Park. Next is a celebration of all things bully breed - the Parade-a-Bull - hosted by the Humane Society for Hamilton County! A lot of people unfairly judge bully breeds as vicious or dangerous dogs. This annual celebration makes an

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