Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary, 145 W. Dearborn St. is selling a fresh-cut Christmas trees to raise money for their rescued animals. Tree sales start Friday Nov 23 and end Dec 23. Prices for Fraser Fir will be as follows: $49.99 for 5-6ft, $56.99 for 6-7ft, $67.99 for 7-8ft, and $89.99 for 8-9ft. However, there will be a variety of trees to choose from, and all trees purchased are tax deductible. Hours of operation will be: Saturday and Sunday 10am-8pm, Monday 5pm-8pm, and Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm. EARS will also be offering holiday pet photos every Saturday from 1pm to 5pm in December for only $7 per portrait. For more information, call 475•0636 or visit www.ears4life.com.
November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, and it is encouraged that all pet owners to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes. If left untreated, diabetes is life threatening. However, if detected early and managed properly, pets can live a normal life. Management of diabetes includes actions such as exercise, change in diet, and insulin injections. Signs and symptoms of diabetes include: increase in water consumption, urination and appetite, weight loss, and possibly cataracts. If you notice these symptoms or suspect that your pet may have diabetes, see your veterinarian immediately.