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 [...]

Pet of the week • 07-17-15

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 7:50am

  Henry is a fun-loving, 2-year-old Welsh mix. He has been groomed to keep daily brushing down and reduce shedding. Henry will be a great addition to most families but would do best with an owner that is home regularly. He enjoys playing in the yard and loves belly rubs. Daily exercise and healthy living [...]

ilume Park lives the term ‘pet-friendly’

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 7:20am

  A lot of apartment complexes don’t allow pets of any kind; some do, begrudgingly, but only if it’s tiny and quiet and you keep it out of the common areas. And then there’s ilume Park. The development in the heart of the gayborhood was conceived all along as a community of people and their [...]

Gimme shelter!

Posted on 17 Jul 2015 at 6:30am

Photographer Sylvia Elzafon combined her profession with her love of pets into a crusade to help animal shelters   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Sylvia Elzafon takes her devotion to animals seriously. She’s a dedicated vegan with a history of working for non-profit organizations like Mercy for Animals. Just how dedicated? Well, right now, [...]