Around Town

Out and About – Week of December 16th

Last week, I sort of left you hanging when I wrote about LED lights. I’m not talking about those lights usually found on the newer cars. I’m referring to those lights you might use in your home. I would like to share something about the lifespan of LEDs. The useful life of LEDs is defined differently than for other lighting …

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Out and About – Week of December 9th

A few ways to feel better about yourself: Be forgiving of yourself and others. Floss your teeth. Return all things you borrow. Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated. I love to watch movies, but I usually wait until they come out on cable, rather than go to a movie theater. The reason for not going to …

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Bella

I am “Bella”.  I have long legs and beautiful green eyes.  I am a spayed female, dilute Calico about three years old.  I am sweet and I love to chirp.  I would love to spend Christmas in my new home.  My docket number is 46953, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. Main St., Centreville, …

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Out and About – Week of December 2nd

Welcome to December. This is the final month of a year that has experienced some very odd weather. Last June was cold and wet and a month ago we experienced weather that normally arrives in December and January. It has become very difficult to keep seasonal clothing nearby. No one really knows what the next couple of months have in …

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Gilbert

They call me “Gilbert”.  I am a clean, inside mannered male, red and black coonhound.  I think I am about six years old.  I am quiet in my unit and I get along with other dogs.  The ladies here tell me I have good manners.  I will need my neuter surgery upon adoption.  My docket number is 46957, at the …

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Out and About – Week of November 25th

It has been rumored that if you really want to see “Fall Colors”, you need to travel out east during the month of October. I discovered this to be more fact than fiction. The last weekend of October, found us traveling to Lebanon, Pennsylvania for a family reunion. Lebanon is east of Pittsburgh near Hershey. We traveled twelve hundred miles …

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S’mora

Just look at me?  I am 16 pounds of female, Beagle cuteness waiting for a new home for Thanksgiving.  My name is S’mora.  I am two and a half years old.  I love belly rubs and having my ears scratched.  I am partially housetrained, and I will need my spay surgery upon adoption. My docket number is 46937, at the …

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Out and About – Week of November 18th

Two final ideas that might make your traveling experience more fun: Never wear new shoes, especially hiking boots. Purchase them so that you’ll have a few weeks to break them in first. Think about purchasing a travel plan that facilitates emergency care. A travel or medical emergency could leave you paying thousands of dollars for health-related emergency services not covered …

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Chewy

BRRRR! The camera lady made me come outside.  They call me “Chewy”  I was found a couple months ago and was just brought to Animal Control.  I have a beautiful  soft, red and tan coat. I will need my neuter surgery.  I am crate trained and good with kids and other dogs.  I loved on the camera lady by putting …

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Out and About – Week of November 11th

Here are four more suggestions that might make that international trip more enjoyable: Adjust your schedule of prescription medicine to account for differing time zones. Why not carry an extra watch and keep it set to “home time”? That way your medicine can be taken on time. If you’re diabetic and take insulin, carry a prescription for your syringes. Many …

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