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Spring Sale May 6, 7, & 8, 2016May News

You know that when Rainbow celebrates something, there's reason for everyone to celebrate! May 6, 7 & 8 - Friday, Saturday and Sunday - is a great time to celebrate – it's Rainbow's Anniversary! And Rainbow celebrates by having their biggest sale of the year – The Spring Anniversary Sale, where (nearly) everything in the store is 20% off! Save on clothing, feed, tack, pet supplies, garden supplies and irrigation. There are also Hot Buys, special sales items and fun events. At the Ukiah store, there will be a bake sale in front of the store on Saturday and Sunday, with the proceeds Bake Sale going to help end childhood cancer. Stop by for some yummy baked goods on your way into the store!

New in the stores – spring and summer fashions for every member of the family! Check out the great selection of boots, hats and clothing, just in time for Rodeo season! Outfit your pony in colorful splint or bell boots, a new headstall or saddle pad, to get into the spring spirit. The sale is also perfect time for stocking up on summer supplies that we know we'll need – fly spray, Swat ointment, buckets and supplements just to name a few! So mark your calendars and don't miss the Spring Anniversary Sale, May 6, 7 & 8, at both Rainbow stores!

Top Dog Winners 2016And the winners are . . . Rudi, Norbert and Brooksie from Lakeport, and Bishop, Floyd and Cha Cha from Ukiah!

From nearly 200 original entries, the final Top Dogs were picked by voting on Facebook and the winners were announced on Friday April 29. Congratulations to the beautiful pups who will grace the labels of Rainbow's Natural Nuggets Dog Treats for the coming year! And, thank you to everyone who participated by bringing in their dog for a portrait and voting. Thank you also to photographer Catherine Reese, who did a great job on all the dog's portraits. Don't forget, if your dog had his photo taken during the Top Dog contest, you can purchase portraits, mugs, key chains and other fun stuff directly from Catherine Reese. Just check out her website for details.



Green Grass for Horses: Approach with Caution!

Karen E. Davison, Ph.D. - Equine Nutritionist and Sales Support Manager

horses on pastureSpring has sprung and green pasture is coming on like gangbusters in most parts of the country. For most of us, this is good news because green grass relieves some pressure of searching for quality hay at a reasonable price. Of course, with the rising cost of fertilizer, it may be hard to decide which is the lesser of two evils: high-Purina Millspriced hay or high-pricedfertilizer. However, if you have pasture and intend to utilize it for horses, there are some things to consider. Read Article Here


Potter Valley Rodeo

This year marks the 70th Annual Spring Festival and Rodeo in Potter Valley. Events kick off on Saturday May 28th, with the Parade down Main Street Potter Valley. The parade theme this year is Historical/Patriotic and there's still time to enter. The parade is sponsored by the Potter Valley Youth and Community Center and all details are on their website. After the parade, enjoy a Chicken Barbeque at the fire station, Junior Rodeo and special events including the Axe Throwing contest, Woodcutting Competition, Team Roping and the ever-popular Starlight Dance. On Sunday, it's CCPRA and Local Rodeo starting at 1:00 PM! Enjoy Beef & Lamb Barbeque and great rodeo entertainment. Then Monday the 30th, join in the Lisa Christofferson Memorial Gymkhana and Playday. All events take place the Potter Valley Rodeo Grounds, in beautiful Potter Valley. Find more information online at

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Middletown Animal Hospital has been "ground central" for pets, horses and livestock injured or homeless from the Valley Fire. Keep up with all that is going on by visiting their Facebook Page.

Thank you all for your ongoing support. There is currently a GoFundMe account set up to help offset some of the expenses of the continued care for animals impacted by the Valley Fire. We appreciate your support. h24mk7qk

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