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Mansfield Planning Commission Talks Dogs And Cats

14 Apr , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

At their meeting held on Tuesday afternoon, the City of Mansfield Planning Commission made a recommendation to make the City a bit more dog and cat friendly — at least in certain areas.

Discussion centered on a proposed change to Section 1167.04 of the City of Mansfield Codified Ordinances, which section covers uses allowed in the Office Services district in the City’s Zoning Code.

Building and Codes Manager Marc Milliron shared with members of the Commission that the change would have two components — first, it would add veterinary services (not involving kennels) as a permitted use in that zoning district, and second, it would allow for kennels to be added to such veterinary services but only as a conditional use. More…

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Gorman Nature Center Goes To The Dogs

25 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Fall is a great time for exercise. Temperatures decrease, the foliage provides a wonderful backdrop, and there’s time to shed a few extra pounds before winter steps in.

One great place to do so is Mansfield’s Gorman Nature Center.

And while you’re at it — why not take your four legged animal with you? Gorman loves dog hikers, and has published a new video to provide some advice. More…

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Meet A Friendly Alpaca

22 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

OK, quick question for you.

What’s the difference between an alpaca and a llama?

Visually, they are quite similar. Though so closely-related that the two can cross breed, alpacas are smaller and were bred not for working, but specifically for their fiber. Alpaca wool is popular for weaving blankets, socks, scarves, and other textiles.

There will be an opportunity later this month to get to know alpacas up close and personal. The National Alpaca Days Open House will be taking place on September 26 and 27 at Shady Lane Farm. More…

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Pet Owners Urged To Vaccinate; Free Rabies Clinic On May 11

26 Apr , 2019  

Warmer weather means more outdoor activities and that increases the risk of contact with an animal infected with the rabies virus. Incidences of rabies exposure usually start in April and continue rising through the summer months.

Richland Public Health has issed a reminder for all pet owners to make sure their cats and dogs are vaccinated against rabies. Keeping vaccinations up-to-date for all cats and dogs is important not only to keep your pets from getting rabies, but also to provide a barrier of protection for you if a rabid wild animal bites your pet. More…

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Rabies Warning Issued; Free Rabies Clinic Next Week

4 May , 2018  

With warmer weather more people will begin outdoor activities and the risk of contact with an animal infected with the rabies virus increases. Incidences of rabies exposure usually start in April and continue rising through the summer months. More…

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Nature Center Featuring Birds And Snow

6 Feb , 2017  

The Gorman Nature Center is a busy place, even in the winter! Here are several programs set for the remainder of Febraury at the Center, located at 2295 Lexington Avenue:

February 11 at 10:00 AM – Creative Writing in the Outdoors! — This class will be a chance for home-schooled kids who are interested in getting their creative juices flowing! It will be great opportunity for students who love to write and want more practice, as well as students who don’t usually enjoy classroom style writing projects, to get outside and fulfill school writing requirements in a fun way. More…

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