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Former shelter dog wakes family to fire

By   /  March 26, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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Way to go, Romeo. A volunteer at the Warren Animal Shelter sent along this nice note about one of their former tenants. According to Anna Palmieri: “On March 16, Romeo, who had been with us for just about a year, was adopted and went home with his new mom in North Kingstown. Well, today we received […]

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Volunteers spruce up Warren Animal Shelter

By   /  February 14, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Sue Krause puts a coat of primer on a wall inside the Warren Animal Shelter.

Volunteers will spend a good part of this week, and probably next, giving a lift to the Warren Animal Shelter. Moving from room to room, they plan on painting most of the facility — the kennel area comes later — and will also put in a new linoleum floor. Work started Monday, though a lot […]

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Hi, I’m Smokey

By   /  February 4, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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I am a Staffordshire Bull Terrier; neutered, gray with white markings, about two and a half years old and 50 lbs. I am all up to date on my shots and am ready to go if someone would like to give me my new forever home. If you meet me I am sure you would want to take […]

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Warren eyes animal shelter alternatives

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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Town officials are taking their first fledgling steps toward finding a new home for the Warren Animal Shelter. At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Warren Town Council gave the police chief authorization to look for a new home for the shelter and put out an RFP, or Request for Proposals, soliciting ideas. What they entail — […]

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DEM inspects Warren shelter after complaints

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  News  /  14 Comments

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State inspectors paid a surprise visit to the Warren Animal Shelter Tuesday afternoon after receiving anonymous tips about conditions at the cramped shelter at the end of Wood Street. Special agent Joseph Warzycha from the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and veterinary paramedic Marisa Coates from the state Department of […]

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Animal hospital plan spurs Warren shelter talk

By   /  June 14, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

This former auto dealership at 288 Market St. in Warren could be the home of a new animal hospital. The zoning board will discuss the plan Wednesday evening.

Workers at the cramped and flood-prone Warren Animal Shelter are keeping a close eye on a plan to bring a new animal hospital to town. One day, they hope, it could give them a chance at a new home of their own. On Wednesday night, Dr. Wade Cordy of the Harbor Animal Hospital in Barrington […]

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RUFF boils clams to help furry friends in Warren

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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Animal lovers, and those fond of steamers, potatoes and fish, spent Sunday afternoon supporting one by feasting on another, all to benefit RUFF, the non-profit group trying to raise funds for a new animal shelter in Warren. “It was great,” RUFF member Betty Brule said of the clamboil that drew about 185 to the Central […]

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Struck by truck in Warren, tiny turtle on the mend

By   /  August 21, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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Turtles aren’t meant to fly, but one that did just that is recovering this week at a South County animal clinic. The small painted turtle, about five or six inches across, was struck by a truck on Long Lane last Thursday, August 16. Kristen Fletcher, a wildlife rehabilitator who got a call about the turtle […]

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