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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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Star

My name is Star. I am about two years old. A neutered male. I am a gorgeous black and white cat. I am friendly, Vocal and I really love catnip! My docket number is BIS17-000225, 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 …

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Out and About – Week of September 25th

The 2017 St. Joe County Grange Fair is now in the history books.. The next stop for the attractions is Hillsdale, Michigan. As far as I know, the fair has always happened in September. As a kid, I remember getting half-day off from school to attend this annual event. I think the students get the whole day off now. It …

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Teagan

Hi, they call me Teagan.  I am a lab mix, female, about two – three years old.  I need my surgery.  I walk nice on a leash.  I do like treats, especially when they are taking my picture.  Come see me, maybe you will take me home with you. My docket number is BIS17-000253, at the St. Joseph County Animal …

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Out and About – Week of September 18th

If you you’ve traveled all over the state of Michigan and have never visited the upper peninsula, then you’ve never experienced the “Real Michigan”. The upper peninsula, or better known as the UP, is quite unique and a lot different than the lower peninsula. Both peninsulas are extremely picturesque, especially north of Cadillac in the lower peninsula. The upper peninsula …

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Clarice

They call me Clarice.  I am about one year old, female.  I think I was found as a stray with my mother.  I love the people here at Animal Control.  I am bouncy and will follow you anywhere.  I would like to get my forever home. My docket number is BIS17-000230, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located …

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