Cute. Young. Blonde. At first glance those are the traits Hollywood looks for in its next big star. But it might surprise you to know that those are the traits people look for when choosing their pet.
Animal rescuers say that older animals and black animals tend to languish in shelters while their younger, lighter colored counterparts find new homes with relative ease. But appearance has nothing to do with temperament and has no bearing on whether an animal will be the right pet for you.
Lisa Haynes of Save Our Strays and Vaunne Alden of North Country Animal League have seen their fair share of animals come and go and currently have a number of very adoptable yet still-homeless animals in their care. They brought some on the show and the Channel 3 staff can vouch that each is sweeter than the next.
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Flood warnings are in effect around our region as heavy rains begin to move through. There is already localized flooding at some of the typical problem spots, like the wrong-way bridge on Route 15 inMore >>
Parts of our region are already flooding and others are bracing as heavy rains move through. Not only is rain falling fast, but warm temperatures Monday melted snow, adding to high waters.More >>
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A man had to be pulled from the Black River in Springfield Tuesday morning. The Hartford Fire Department says it's working to pull a man out from the river. They say he got stuck about 75 feet out inMore >>
Vermont emergency workers have rescued a man stranded in the middle of a treacherous section of river in downtown Springfield. More >>