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Out and About – Week of December 11th

I’d like to start off this week’s column with the “Myth Buster”. When I switch an appliance off, it might still be using electricity. TRUE. Many electronic appliances, such as TVs, DVD players, and microwave ovens, draw a significant amount of “standby power”. In the average home, 75% of the electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while they …

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Ralphie

Christmas is coming and I hope to have a new home to celebrate in.  They call me Ralphie, I am a lab/hound mix.  The Animal Control people got my neuter surgery and Rabies vaccination so I am all ready for a new home.  I am about two years old, fifty pounds and tri colored.  I am interested in activities around …

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Out and About – Week of December 4th

On November 18, we traveled to Owosso, Michigan, where we boarded the Polar Express. The Polar Express is a train that runs from Owosso to Ashley several times during the Christmas holiday season. Reservations were made last March, due to the popularity of this family experience. Our scheduled departure time was 5 PM. We were told that we could pick …

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Thumper

Well, they are calling me Thumper because of the way I beat my tail when I sit.  I also have an unusual talking bark.  I am about one and a half years old.  I am black and white, a terrier mix.  I am a male and need my neuter surgery.  The ladies here say that I love everybody.  I am …

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Out and About – Week of November 27th

Whether we admit it or not, we all have a certain phrase that sets us apart from others. Those few words we say without being aware of it. Some teenagers use the word “Like” more than they might admit. “Like, that really happened”, or “Like, I saw her talking to him and like I didn’t think she was that bold.” …

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Buddy

My name is Buddy.  I am an American Bulldog,  Oh, how I do love hot dogs!  I am wiggly and friendly with people.  I probably would do best in a one dog only home.  Because I am so strong, I would do well with obedience training. My docket number is MISC17-000003, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located …

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Out and About – Week of November 20th

Thanksgiving is this week. This means several things. There will be no mail delivery or garbage pick up. If your garbage is picked up on Thursday or Friday, it will be a day later this week. If you want to start your holiday shopping early, I’d advise you to do so before Thanksgiving Day. If you are one of those …

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Roy

They call me Roy.  I am a very nice chihuahua mix, five and a half years old.  I have had my neuter surgery.  I am current on my License.  I lost my home due to family health issues.  I get along with other small dogs.  I hope you will want me to join your family. My docket number is BIO17-000338, …

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Out and About – Week of November 13th

We are only into the third week of November, and Christmas is still more than a month away, but I couldn’t wait until next month to pay tribute to Ron Linton. Ron passed away at the beginning of this month, and those that knew him were more than deeply saddened. My condolences go out to Ron’s family. Ron’s favorite time …

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Suzie

I am Suzie, a seven year old, spayed female, boxer mix.  I have s short, champagne colored coat.  I am energetic and. Happy. My docket number is BIO17-000325, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. Main St., Centreville, MI.  Animal Control is open Monday – Friday, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Their phone number …

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