Pets of the Week – September 10, 2012

He’s smart, resourceful and playful too — as handsome as he is friendly, beautifully housetrained and ready to enrich your life with all the Labrador/Husky charm that runs through his veins. Shadow was turned in because he kept escaping, but when you look into his blue and blue/brown eyes you’ll understand that this rollicking 5-year-old needs mental and physical fun;

Pets of the Week – August 20, 2012

The commander of a sea vessel, he is not. But Skipper is the kind of dog that will have you skipping along and playing with him. This Jack Russell Terrier and Chihuahua mix is a joy of a dog. His love is indiscriminate. Adults, kids of all ages, and other dogs are a-okay by him and he welcomes anyone who wants to enjoy a romp in the yard or a leisurely walk.

Pets of the Week – August 6, 2012

Her skinny jeans haven’t fit in a while, but this 6-years-young Calico Queen’s so abundantly pleasant it’s doesn’t matter anyway; after all, jeans aren’t made to fit your heart, and if they were they wouldn’t fit hers. Mrs. Butterworth was found in Ware Shoals with her sister and brother; all 3 are spayed/neutered, clearly loving pets who stuck closely together when they found themselves homeless.

Pets of the Week – July 30, 2012

Here’s a new way to cherish the liberty you prize — a gleaming Lady Liberty of your very own; she’s a gloriously good-looking Labrador/Pit Bull girl, 3 years old and endowed with a spirit that’s equally jubilant and cooperative. Liberty was turned in by her owner regretfully; she’ll romp in the yard, run back when you call her,

Pets of the Week – July 23, 2012

If patience is a virtue then 3-year-old Cheeto is a shiny chocolate saint; he recently visited Petco where he disported himself with aplomb; the crowd adored him, and he was just as smitten with them. How this graceful Labrador/American Staffordshire prince turned into a “stray” is a mystery; he welcomes a good romp with his dog playgroup,

Pets of the Week – July 16, 2012

Her name’s the Italian word for “beautiful” and lap-sized Chihuahua mix Bella lives up to it and more; one look and you’ll see that her face is exquisitely sensitive, and unlike many of her breed, she’s as calm as a cameo. Her owner gave her up because of financial troubles, but 2-year-old Bella’s rich in social graces;

Pets of the Week – July 9, 2012

She was found walking down a road with a shock collar embedded in her neck, but you wouldn’t know it now; our ladylike Beagle Shona’s so well healed she’ll show you her playful side, and she’s the epitome of civilized — perfectly housetrained, quiet and tranquilly affectionate, she’ll lie at your feet lovingly, and shadow you into the next room,

Pets of the Week – July 2, 2012

He’ll fetch and return a hundred times, and if his furrowed brow looks worried it’s only because he’s afraid you’ll ask him to share his squeaky toy — it’s the only thing this 7-month-old Jack Russell/Shar-pei mix won’t give; his boyish heart and playful devotion are yours for the asking. Arnie’s the darling of the play yard —