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    September 6, 2012

    Barn Buddies available from animal shelter

    Our pet pick of the week is actually a group of cats at the shelter we call Barn Buddies. These are cats that are not suitable to be house pets for a variety of reasons. There are the obvious ones, the feral cats whose wild nature and unsociability make them undesirable companion animals. Or the cats who think the bathroom sink is an acceptable alternative to a litter box. We also have cats who are shy or fearful …

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    August 30, 2012

    Precious pets such as Jade at Humane Society

    Our pet pick of the week is Jade, a beautiful senior purebred Golden Retriever. At 10, she may be a senior, but she is far from retiring. Jade is still a very spunky, energetic dog. She loves to take walks and is very playful. She’s a happy-go-lucky dog and her genial nature makes her a wonderful family dog. Her ideal family will be active and provide her with plenty of exercise and space to run and of course …

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    August 23, 2012

    Time is right to adopt Midnight

    Our pet pick of the week is Midnight, an adult, black shorthaired cat brought in as a stray from Thomaston. Midnight is a very laid back, loving kitty. He will make an awesome family pet. He’s patient around children, gets along with other cats and will probably do fine with a well-behaved dog. Midnight is a constant companion but not a needy one. Just your presence is reassuring. If you’re looking for a super …

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    August 16, 2012

    Loyal companion seeks loving home

    Our pet pick of the week is Studley, a very handsome 1-year-old pit/Lab mix. Yes, he’s a pit mix but think Petey from Our Gang aka Little Rascals rather than the media hype surrounding pit bulls today. Studley is a friendly dog good with kids, cats and other dogs. You can usually find Studley romping around the play yard with his fellow canine shelter buddies. He is a happy, energetic dog who is good on a leash …

  • Published
    August 9, 2012

    Pet picks are friendly Labradors

    Our pet pick of the week is actually a pair of beautiful Labrador Retrievers: Cooper and Murphy. Cooper is an 8-year-old Yellow Lab and his buddy, Murphy, is a 9-year-old Chocolate Lab. Both are very friendly, and have been raised around children, other dogs and cats. They are great family dogs. We would love for them to go home together, if possible. If you are interested, come meet Cooper and Murphy, take them …

  • Published
    August 2, 2012

    Help cats cruise into new homes

    Back by popular demand, we will be running our Certified Pre-Owned Cat sale starting Thursday, Aug. 2 and running for a limited time only. Cats one year and older are available to qualified adopters with $0 down, 0 percent financing and no payments. We have a huge selection available of many makes and models loaded with adorable features: plush exteriors, loving interiors, four-paw drive and a motor guaranteed to …

  • Published
    July 26, 2012

    Dog is my co-pilot

    Our pet pick of the week is Boomer, a sweet, lovable, little-bit-on-the-plump-side 3-year-old redbone coonhound. Boomer enjoys family life. He can be a bit much for younger kids but is fine with older ones and he is fine with other dogs. Boomer is a typical hound who likes to follow his nose. He is housebroken and enjoys going for car rides. Can’t you just picture him being your co-pilot or napping beside you on …

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    July 19, 2012

    Submissions needed for Humane Society’s pet calendar

    Our pet pick of the week is Henry, an adorable 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix who was found wandering the streets of Rockland. To our surprise, no one came to claim him at the shelter. Henry is a happy boy with a big personality who will benefit from some basic training. He is playful with most dogs but his Terrier roots make him unsuitable for a home with cats or other small mammals. If you’re looking for a …

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    July 12, 2012

    Pet pick Yolo is playful with most dogs

    Our pet pick of the week is Yolo, a beautiful adult Rottweiler mix who was brought to the shelter as a stray from Warren, one of the 20 towns we serve. Yolo is loving and gentle and an all-around friendly dog. She is fine around kids and cats and is playful with most dogs. Although she can be a tad bit shy at first she loves to be around people and with familiarity she relaxes and will make a great addition to …

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    July 4, 2012

    Shelter celebrates Cat Independence Days

    It’s time for our annual Cat Independence Days promotion. Starting July 1 through Saturday, July 14, all cats, one year or older, can be adopted for the historic price of just $17.76. Here’s your chance to do your Pet-riotic duty by giving a cat liberty from shelter life to let them pursue happiness in a forever home of their own. Had your heart set on kittens? We have dozens and dozens of adorable kittens …

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