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Blossom

I am Blossom.  I am a sweet, little girl.  The ladies here at Animal Control think I am about two years old.  I am a beagle mix.  I was found as a stray.  The people that found me kept me for a while.  I don’t do well with toddlers.  I am partially housetrained. My docket number is BIO17-000313, at the …

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Out and About – Week of October 30th

Happy Halloween to all you ghosts, goblins, and other creepy creatures out there. This is one of those days when most of us hide the bathroom scales and magically forget to count calories. It’s time to clog the arteries with cholesterol and anything else that “THEY” say is bad for us. After all, it’s been over a month since we …

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Cooper

I am Copper.  I am a six month old, male, orange kitten.  I have a loud purr.  I am very active and friendly.  My sister and I came here together, but she has found her fur-ever home.  I am ready to love whomever provides my new home. My docket number is BIO17-000301, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter …

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Out and About – Week of October 23rd

Autumn has arrived. I know this because I’ve already removed about ten five-gallon buckets of walnuts from our driveway and have made numerous trips to the DPS property to dispose of the fallen leaves that have graced our property. I’ve tried to make friends with the neighborhood squirrels, in hopes that they’ll help me get rid of the walnuts. No …

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Marley

They call me Marley.  Yes, that’s right, I have the same name of the dog in the book “Marley”.  I am a male, black Lab/Boxer mix.  I am a big boy and will need my neuter surgery.  My tail is docked.  I am housetrained, playful, good with kids and other dogs.  I would like to have an owner who wants to …

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Out and About – Week of October 16th

I never earned the privilege of wearing the Eagle/Globe/Anchor of the United States Marine Corps, but am honored to be an Associate Member of the St. Joseph County Marine Corps League. I’ve always had the highest regard to those men and women who survived a grueling boot camp and became for the rest of their lives a Marine. This year …

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Out and About – Week of October 9th

With winter just around the corner, I thought it appropriate to share a conversation I had some years ago with a dog we had adopted. With all the dogs and cats needing adoption, I’ve found it more rewarding to visit an animal shelter than a pet store. I’ve also come to the conclusion that it doesn’t matter whether a dog …

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Scarlett

They call me Scarlett.  I am about 4 years old.  I lost my way and was brought into Animal Control.  The Animal Control people think I am hound/terrier mix.  I have the softest fawn coat.  They say that I get along with other dogs. My docket number is BIS17-000274, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 …

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Athena

My name is Athena.  I am the mother of a litter of kittens that I had.  I also fostered another litter of kittens that lost their mother for a total of 12 kittens.  I am calm, loving, and just want to cuddle.  I am about one year old.  I am ready for my spay surgery.  Come see me, I am …

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Out and About – Week of October 2nd

We are in the middle of another “Highway Cleanup” project. This community event involves various voluntary groups who pick up litter along mile-long stretches of major highways. The cleanup lasts for several weeks. This should be the last one of the year. The volunteers can be found walking the shoulders of the highways wearing bright colored vests. As you approach …

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