Entries by Laura Rice

Punky’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Punky! Punky was surrendered to our county shelter due to housing issues and had a terrible cherry eye. Initially when we pulled her we just expected to pay for that surgery but then we quickly discovered she had other concerns as well. Punky had to have bladder stones removed that […]

Ask Crystal: Leash Walking Tips

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page!   Dear Crystal, Thanks so much for your excellent class. My dog now walks nicely on leash except when we are approaching the dog park. I want to make her […]

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Meet Welsey!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Wesley! If you’re in need of some big smiles in your life right now (and aren’t we all?), say hello to Wesley! 7 year old Wesley is our resident goober and despite his not so ready beach body, this boy loves romping around. Wesley seems to be more of a […]

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Cause for Paws Luncheon Reschedule

New Date for Luncheon! Due to the rapidly changing situation resulting from COVID-19, and in an abundance of caution, we have decided that it would be best for all concerned to reschedule the Cause for Paws Luncheon to Friday, November 6, 2020 at Champion Hills. We hope that by then things will have returned to some semblance of […]

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Meet Tee!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Tee! Tee, or Sweet Tea as she is sometimes known, is a lovely senior kitty destined to charm her way into your heart. Originally a neighborhood kitty, Tee started hanging around her previous person’s property about 5 years ago. When her elderly caretaker became ill, she could no longer care […]

Donner’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Donner! Poor Donner who was having the worst luck. Waiting at the shelter for months, adopted and returned twice, Donner was becoming more stressed every day by the shelter environment and all the back and forth of his experiences. Even though we knew this goofy, sweet pup would be a […]

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Meet Champ!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Champ! Looking for the snuggle buddy of your life? Meet Champ! This beautiful boy came to us in poor shape; super skinny and with a terrible crop job on his ears. Despite his rough beginnings, there’s never a cloudy day in Champ’s world, and he has the kind of infectious, […]

Preparing for Illness with Your Pets

Emergency Preparedness For Your Pets With all the attention given towards COVID-19 and ongoing flu season there are a few steps you can take to ensure that even in the face of illness, your furry family members still get the care and protection they need. First of all, practice good hygiene to limit the spread […]

Ask Crystal: Hiking Manners

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page!   Dear Crystal,  As the weather warms up, I have been thinking about taking my dog hiking at some of the local trails. Is there anything special I need to […]