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Out and About – Week of January 19th

Several years ago, I traveled to Korea to attend the Lions International Convention. I also spent several days in training, so it was necessary to take along extra clothing. I was, of course, limited to how much I could check as far as luggage, and how much I could take as carry-on luggage. I came up with a plan and …

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Sharpei mix

Hi, there. It’s me again. I was Pet of the Week last week but the ladies think I would make such a nice pet that they wanted me to be P.O.W. again. I am a female black lab/sharpei mix, about 6 years old. I’m very cute, with a face that is just a little bit wrinkly and I am a …

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Out and About – Week of January 12th

I usually save cute sayings and trivia for the end of my columns, but because this is the beginning of a new year, I think it would be appropriate to start out with some new thinking for 2015: Practice gratitude. We could all benefit from doing more of this. Remember that tomorrow is always a new day. Do what you …

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Black lab/Sharpei mix

  Hello. I am a female black lab/sharpei mix, about 6 years old. I’m very cute and am a calm and gentle lady. I know how to sit and lie down and shake both paws. I have a skin condition that needs some attention, but with some good food and maybe some meds I should be just fine. I like …

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Out and About – Week of January 5th

Welcome to 2015. The holidays are over for a while, so we all have time to do what we can to make the world a more loving place. This is not going to be an easy task, because there are some folks out there who live only to make a person’s day not worthy of mentioning in one’s diary or …

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Out and About – Week of December 29th

It’s hard to believe that 2015 begins on Thursday. I hate to wear out a phrase, but I just don’t know where this year has gone. I have to think hard to remember the seasons that have passed. Our summer was quite normal, with temperatures staying below ninety degrees most of the time. I’m not sure if we did have …

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! My name is Chance and I am a male black lab mix, about 4 years old. I have a lot of energy and love to play. I know how to play fetch and how to sit – and I really like belly rubs. I have already been neutered, too. People are very fun to play with but …

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Tunie

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! My name is Tunie and I am a female tortie, about 8 months old. I have short hair and a very pretty coat. I like people a lot and am very friendly. I surely would like to go to a new home for Christmas or the new year. Please visit me and see how cute I am. My …

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Out and About – Week of December 22nd

It’s “Crunch Time” for those still looking for those special Christmas gifts. The day after tomorrow is Christmas and tomorrow marks the end of Hanukkah. I wish the spirit of the season to those of all faiths and beliefs. If the Snowbirds haven’t already done so, they will soon be leaving for the warmer weather down south. Some are already …

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Bobbie

Hello. My name is Bobbie and I am a female short-hair calico cat, about 8 months old. I am very friendly and like people. It surely would be nice to have a new family to love at Christmas. Please visit me and see how cute I am. My docket number is 12405, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter …

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