Around Town

Tigger

I am super-friendly!  My name is “Tigger”.  I love being petted.  I am one and a half years old, neutered, and housetrained.  I would like to climb on your lap.  My docket number is 52522, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. Main St., Centreville, MI.  Animal Control is open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m.– …

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Out and About – Week of April 4th

This month I begin my seventeenth year writing this column. There have been times when I’ve wondered what to write, then an idea pops into my head in the middle of the night, and that idea becomes the beginning of a column. I try my best to keep the columns positive. This can be difficult at times. Sometimes I wonder …

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Odin

My name is “Odin”.  I’m getting my egg ready for Easter.  I am a big fella, one and a half years old, house, leash, and crate trained.  I like other dogs, but sometimes I play rough so I should not be with small children.  My docket number is 52511, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 …

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Out and About – Week of March 28th

Jimmy Carter, the oldest living Past President of the United States, has been retired for many years, but he doesn’t spend his days sitting around watching television. Instead, he spends most of his time volunteering and helping those less fortunate. President Carter, along with his wife Rosalyn, help build houses for Habitat for Humanity. These are houses built for families …

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Tofu

Spring is sprung, the grass is ris.  I wonder where the flower is?  I am Tofu.  I am a male white chihuahua, about ten years old.  My owner was in declining health and unable to care for me.  I am calm , housetrained and I get along with other dogs.  I would make a great couch potato.  My neuter and …

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Out and About – Week of March 21st

The Pregnancy Helpline Center is an agency you don’t hear much about, but they are there for those in dire need of help. Like many agencies, they survive on donations and fundraisers. They would like everyone to know about their Spring Benefit, which promises to be a gala event. This fundraiser will be held Tuesday, May 3 at Verse by …

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Chewy

I SEE A LEPRECHAUN!  He has to give me my wish to be adopted.  I am a tan, sweet, shy, female, about one year old.  I am partially crate trained.  I get along with dogs and kids.  My owner had to give me up because they had to be hospitalized. My docket number is 52276 at the St. Joseph County …

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Out and About – Week of March 14th

I’ve heard that if you have dementia, you probably don’t know it. I don’t think I’m suffering from it and no one has accused me of having it. Research has shown that people in their fifties and sixties who sleep six or fewer hours per night, could be at a higher risk of developing dementia. Researchers have examined survey data …

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Cleo

St. Patrick’s Day is coming soon.  I hope I get to see a leprechaun.  My name is Cleo, and I am a little over a year old.  I am a litter trained female, grey tiger.  Because I am sweet and shy I would do well with a mature home –  No kids..  If I see a leprechaun I hope I …

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Out and About – Week of March 7th

I have owned several dogs in my lifetime, and I’ve also had several cats who have owned me. That’s right, I didn’t misspeak. You never own a cat, the cat owns you. Those who have cats know exactly what I’m talking about. The only pet I ever bought was a goldfish or two. The dogs and cats came from animal …

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