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The Damage Mice Can Do to Your Home and Your Health

The Damage Mice Can Do to Your Home and Your Health

The Pest Girls – October, 2014 While we all may love the Disney figures, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, and may even enjoy taking our kids to Chuck E. Cheese, we…

For the Good of Animals, Granite Staters Should be Weary of Craigslist

For the Good of Animals, Granite Staters Should be Weary of Craigslist

By: DJ Bettencourt – October, 2014 At the Salem Animal Rescue League, we appreciate that the vast majority of pet owners love their pets and could never imagine having to…

Lani’s Four Year Adoption Anniversary ~ Tracey Zysk

Lani’s Four Year  Adoption Anniversary ~ Tracey Zysk

Four years ago on August 28, I never knew my life would change so much, so quickly. Without any regret, and in fact, with complete joy, I adopted my sweet,…

North Andover’s New K9 Officer Has Arrived

North Andover’s New  K9 Officer Has Arrived

By: Tracey Zysk – Sept. 2014 Chief Gallagher and the North Andover Police Department are happy to announce the arrival of their new K9, a Dutch Shepherd named “MoJo” It’s…

PDF of the August, 2014 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#130): Methuen Chief Defends NEMLEC

PDF of the August, 2014 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#130): Methuen Chief Defends NEMLEC

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #130 – August, 2014 Click here to download PDF of Valley Patriot     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of…

The Mysterious Black Cat

The Mysterious Black Cat

By: Tracey Zysk – August, 2014 Many people have these crazy notions that black cats represent the dark side, bring bad luck or even represent death. However, if you go…

Valley Patriot’s Doggie Hero Bruce Tarr Does it Again – Tracey Zysk

Valley Patriot’s Doggie Hero  Bruce Tarr Does it Again – Tracey Zysk

By: Tracey Zysk – August, 2014 Senator Bruce Tarr’s office released this press release earlier this week and the Valley Patriot family and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts animal lovers couldn’t…

New Bylaws for North Andover Residents with More Than Four Dogs

New Bylaws for North Andover  Residents with More Than Four Dogs

By: Tracey Zysk – June, 2014 At this year’s town meeting, the residents of North Andover voted to amend the Town of North Andover General Bylaws by deleting Chapter 88-Dogs,…

The PAWS ACT Presented By State Senator Bruce Tarr

The PAWS ACT Presented By State Senator Bruce Tarr

By: Tracey Zysk – May, 2014 The Valley Patriot is once again praising Senator Bruce Tarr for his endless efforts to keep our pets safe in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.…

April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

By: Tracey Zysk – April, 2014 Your VOICE does MATTER! As many of you know I pride myself on being a voice for the animals and this month I plan…

NH State Senators Should Strengthen NH Domestic Violence Laws and Further Protect our Beloved Four-Legged Friends

NH State Senators Should Strengthen NH Domestic Violence Laws and Further Protect our Beloved Four-Legged Friends

By D.J. Bettencourt – April, 2014 State Senators should strengthen New Hampshire’s domestic violence laws and further protect our beloved four-legged friends. This month, the New Hampshire State Senate has…

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

  Valley Patriot doggie columnist Tracey Zysk o North Andover, owner of Wiggles & Jiggles Pet Care in North Andover, Mass., has won a national award by Pet Sitter’s International for promoting…

Animal Advocates, Politicians, and The Valley Patriot

Animal Advocates, Politicians, and The Valley Patriot

 Tracey Zysk – March, 2014 Over four years ago, I placed a business card size ad in The Valley Patriot. The calls were coming in and clients started signing up…

Winter Grooming is a Must for Your Dog –

Winter Grooming is a Must for Your Dog –

By: Tracey Zysk, Doggie Columnist – February, 2014 Snow, sleet, showers are all part of a typical New England winter. These conditions can be cold, frigid, and in some cases just…

“North Andover’s Finest” K-9 Kyzer Passes Away

“North Andover’s Finest” K-9 Kyzer Passes Away

By: Tracey Zysk – January, 2014 On December 30, 2013 I received a call from Lt. Gray of the North Andover Police dept. Lt. Gray went on to tell me…

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