The Ruby diaries

Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 6:00am

Advice on parenting a tortoise JAMES LOVE  |  Special Contributor When I was born, my mother thought I was ugly. She told my grandmother that I looked like a turtle. Upon hearing that story at a very young age, instead of seeking a therapist immediately, I instead became obsessed with turtles and tortoises. I […]

Pet of the week • 08-26-16

Posted on 26 Aug 2016 at 8:00am

  Fitzroy, a pocket shepherd, was found in a local shelter one year ago. He had more than 40 major puncture wounds on his back that, due to his thick shepherd coat, had gone unseen and untreated. The wounds were so badly infected that no one could tell if he had been mauled by some […]

Pet of the week • 12-18-15

Posted on 18 Dec 2015 at 7:25am

Tippy is a four-month-old golden shepard and weigh 29 pounds. I’m a puppy with energy to spare! I can sometimes get too excited when it comes to play, and need to continue working on my manners so that I’ll grow into a responsible adult dog. I’m very smart though, and will benefit from continued training. […]

Pet of the week • 10-02-15

Posted on 02 Oct 2015 at 7:45am

  Lotus is a proud, confident girl with a happy personality. She is a terrier mix and is about a year old. She has the curiosity and energy of a young dog and would be a great companion to take on walks, go on hikes or travel the world with. Lotus is highly intelligent and […]

Pet of the week • 09-18-15

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 8:30am

  Chewy is a male Pomeranian mix, about 5 years old. He is a small dog, weighing only about 10 pounds. He came to Operation Kindness as an owner surrender, when his owner had to go away to school and was unable to take Chewy along. Chewy’s Operation Kindness ID No. is 29629435. Other pets […]

Pet of the Week • 08-28-15

Posted on 28 Aug 2015 at 7:35am

Hi, my name is Little Ann despite my lovely full figure. Perhaps it’s due to my loving nature or my eagerness to please, but I am so happy to have your attention. I am capable of learning all that is required to blend seamlessly into your lifestyle. I hope that it will include play dates […]

Pet of the week • 08-21-15

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 at 7:40am

  Meet Snow! This amazing, cutie pie is looking for his forever home, but he won’t have to look for long. Snow is a mix of Retriever and Terrier, meaning he is smart and athletic too. Like most dogs, his ideal life would include some daily activity followed by a relaxing evening, lounging with the […]

Pet of the Week • 08-07-15

Posted on 07 Aug 2015 at 7:30am

Bernard is a very unique Terrier Mix that has a beautiful fluffy blonde coat. Bernard is proof that blondes have more fun as he loves to play! He will greatly benefit from regular exercise and brushing his hair to be his best. Come and meet our Bernard and you will fall in love with him […]

Pet of the Week • 07-31-15

Posted on 31 Jul 2015 at 7:50am

  My name is BONNIE. I am a spayed female, tan and white Collie – Smooth mix. The shelter staff think I am about 1 year and 2 months old. I have been at the shelter since Jul 07, 2015. The Adoption Center is open 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mon-Sat, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. All adopted […]

Pet of the week • 07-24-15

Posted on 24 Jul 2015 at 7:55am

  Zeke is a great dog who is very independent. His favorite pastime is chasing a ball. He will fetch forever or until he drops. He has plenty of energy to play! He always keeps his kennel clean and wants nothing more than to chase his ball and sleep. Zeke knows basic commands such as […]