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In Our Backyard: Pet Lovers Are In For A Great Time This Weekend

7 Mar , 2022  

From 1812Blockhouse, Press Release

From time to time, we feature information here at 1812Blockhouse about interesting events and happenings within an easy drive of Richland County. We call this series “In Our Backyard.”

Attention Richland County animal lovers . The Annual All-American Pet Expo as well as the Annual All About Cats Expo and the Mega Pet Adoption are all taking place from March 11 through 13 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.

All-American Pet Expo

This expo will be full of animal fun with contests, entertainment, competitions, shopping, pet rescue organizations and more.


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All About Richland

Commissioners Continue Animal Control Conversation; Dispel Dog Warden Rumors

9 Aug , 2018  

The topic of animal control has been a front burner local issue over the last few years, and it was brought up at a recent meeting of the Richland County Commissioners.

In June, Mansfield City Council discussed the control situation after three city children were attacked and/or bitten by dogs in the preceding ten weeks. More…

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Richland County’s Newest Dog Park Opening This Weekend

26 Sep , 2016  

Ontario’s new Maize Memorial Dog Park will have its Grand Opening on Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (rain date of October 8th). Not only will there be a ribbon-cutting with the City Council of Ontario and Mayor Randy Hutchinson, but they will officially unveil their new sign recognizing the dog park and major sponsors who made the dog park possible. There will be dog training demonstrations, a K9 unit demonstration, and a talk on dog park etiquette. Happy Shack Pizza and Kona-Ice will be at the event along with various vendors. More…