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Page 16- Wednesday, November 19, 1980 iNot too soon to plan for t the Christmas puppy With Christmas but a few though, that today's roly- recommend a breeder. weeks away, now is a good time to give serious thought to a Christmas puppy, ac- cording to Dr. Charles i Banta, Director of the ALPO Center for Advanced Pet Study. A puppy is not always just i a There are 120 puppy. different breeds of dogs recognized by the American Kennel Club. Breeds range from the tiny Chihuahua weighing from two to four pounds, up to the Great Dane which will stand two and one-half feet tall and weigh in at 130 pounds when fully grown. What is the right breed for a family: Dr. Banta, gives this advice: "In the short run it is a matter of family preference. But con- sideration should be given to what size the dog will be when it is fully grown. All puppies are fun and a delight. Bear in mind, poly puppy can grow up to be a big dog in just a few months. "The puppy will become a new member of the family. Who will care for and train the new puppy? What about housebreaking and training to the leash? This is essential if the puppy is to take its place as a member of the family, and not be a public nuisance. "Dogs housed in city apartments must be walked at least twice a day. Suburban communities, for the most part, no longer allow dogs to roam free. Pets are definite respon- sibility. The family must decide if it wants a large or small responsibility." Finally, Dr. Banta adds, "Consult a breeder once the family has decided on a particular dog. Chances are that a veterinarian can Breeders are truly fond of their breeds. They know the joys, and limitations, of the breed when fully grown. The breeder can and will guide in pet selection, especially if this is the first puppy at home." A puppy's age is im- portant. Puppies should be no younger than ten to twelve weeks old, according to Dr. Banta. The puppy should be strong, healthy and alert, and raised in a good kennel situation where the puppy has received love and care. Veterinarians are im- portant. Decide on a small animal veterinarian in your community. He can further advise the family on pet selection, and guide you on the vaccinations necessary to protect the puppy from diseases, proper feeding to keep the puppy happy, healthy and growing. Many good books are available on the care and training of dogs and pup- pies. Breed books are also available on the history and growth of the breed. A family will do well to pur- chase one or more of these dog care books before the puppy comes home. ALPO Pet Food ......... publishes, "choosing The " Right Pet," especially written for the prospective pel owner. The free booklet provides information on puppy selection and care, housebreaking, training, feeding, and necessary health ceck-ups by veterinarians. It can be ordered from Allen Products Company, Inc., Post Office Box 2187, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18001. PG&E seeks solar plan funding Complying with an order of the California Public Utilities Commission, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has filed an ap- plication to cover the costs of a program that gives customers financial in- centives to install household solar water heating systems. PG&E's plan is part of a statewide three-year demonstration program ordered by the CPUC to encourage homeowners and residential landlords to install solar water heaters. Under the program, par- ticipants are eligible for credits or low-interest loans to finance installations in more than 150,000 dwelling units. The program is now underway. Owners of solar water heaters installed since January 29, 1980, are eligible to receive payments if they meet certain requirements, according to Stephen P. Reynolds, PG&E rate department manager. To pay for the state- ordered program, PG&E filed Wednesday with the CPUC for gas and electric rate adjustments that would increase revenue about $22.4 million a year, Reynolds said. The ad- justment would add about 35 cents a month to bills of typical PG&E residential customers using 6,000 kilowatthours of electricity and 840 therms of natural gas a year. Mr. Pearl stands with the newly elected junior high student council officers. Seated rom left to right are Ethan Wilde, Rita Sue Wilson. Valerie Vail, Teri Moneymaker, Ron Den- Ih.te, and Sandra Botkin. Standing are: Missy Vice, Rhonda --......,,adtl, Saulter, Debbie Dalbec, Wendy Thompson, Mike Kumec. Michelle Embry, Renee Botkin, Deana Zagorites. Rene Marshall and Mr. Pearl. Fred Campbell. Internationally known author to speak in* Santa Rosa. Dr. Joseph Murphy, one of the world's foremost speakers on mental and spiritual laws of the i universe, will speak at the Odd Fellows Temple, 545 Pacific Avenue, Santa Rosa, on Thursday, November 20, 1980, at 7:30 p.m. His topic is: "The Prayer Of Protection." Dr. Murphy is an in- ternationally known author, ,teacher, and lecturer,who has been teaching, coun- seling, and lecturing all over the world for more than thirty years. Many years of research convinced him that a mighty Cosmic Mind lay behind both science and religion, and was the moving force in human affairs. He is the author of "The Power of the Subconscious Mind," "The Cosmic Power Within You," and "Your Infinite Power To Be Rich," and 26 other books. He speaks with authority, having degrees and honors from universities in Europe and America, on such subjects as healing, prosperity, marriage problems, and power of faith. He has the rare ability of writing clearly and simply and is in- ternatonally known for his lectures and books. Dr. Murphy comes to Santa Rosa as part of the speaker series presented by The Center of Positive Living, which is bringing to our community outstanding lecturers in the fields of religion, science, education, socity and the arts, throughout the decade of the 19s. Tickets for the evening lecture are $5 and may be purchased at The Center for Positive Living, 546 Pacific Avenue, Santa Rosa; Center Gift and Bookshop, I01 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa; Myst Bookshop, 146 N. Main, Sebastopol; or by calling The Center for Positive Living, 528-6200. New college courses offered by mail New college-level correspondence courses in business, psychology, engineering, art and writing are featured in University of California Extension's 1980-81 catalog. Free copies may be obtained by writing to Independent Study, Dept. K-l, UC Extension, 2223 Fulton Street, Berkeley, California 94720, or by calling 415-642-7268. The catalog lists more than 250 courses panning a broad range of subject. Most carry optional academic credit and all are open to enrollment at any time of the year, enabling students to work at their own pace and on their own schedule. Among the new business courses are intermediate and advanced aceounling, investment management and business law. Ab- normal psychology, social and mental health, child- birth education, designing with operational amplifiers and individual study in art and writing are other courses offered for the first time. Also featured is a popular course in mystery fiction, surveying masterpieces from Edgar Allan Poe and Conan Doyle to the present. First offered in 1978, it has won an award from the National University Con- tinuing Education Association. More than I0,000 adults in California, other states and foreign countries are now taking correspondence courses from the UC Ex- tension deparlment. O00efl Checktncte ,4 cco un t on d tnke us home FREE/ CHECKMATE is our interest-bearing dual checking/savings account that allows you to write checks and at the same time pays you 51/4% interest, compounded daily, on the balance. And that's not the end of the story. When you open your FNB CHECKMATE ACCOUNT for $1500" or more you also get: no service charge checking FNB VISA or MasterCard at no fee, a $12 saving free personalized checks no fee traveler's checks, money orders and cashier's checks when you need them PLUS the MOMMA BEAR and BABY CUB you see pictured above! To get this interest-bearing checking/savings account with all the free bank services, plus the bears, you'll have to hurry.., the offer is limited and ends December 31. The First National Bank An Independent Bankshares Corporation Bank Member FDIC OF MENDOCINO COUNTY UKIAH MAIN OFFICE CLOVERDALE.0FFICE ANDERSON VALLEY OFRCE GUALALA OFFICE Pear Tree Center Second & N. Cloverdale Blvd. Highway #128 Highway #1 225 N. Orchard Avenue Cloverdale Boonville Gualala Ukiah A fee of $3 per month will be assessed on CHECKMATE ACCOUNTS plus 15 per check it the minimum balance falls below $1500 during one month.