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Meet Mike!

Today's Featured Pet is Mike! If you look real close at our kitty, MIKE, you'll see a geometric diamond that points to the top of his forehead. Yes, he sure is a diamond in the rough!!!…
a small brown dog lays under a blacket

Ask Crystal: Early Rising Dog Starts the Day on the Wrong Side of the Bed

Dear Crystal, My dog sleeps in her crate at night. She’s quiet through the night, but barks every morning at 6am. I take her outside to potty right before bed. She’s started this early morning barking in the last few weeks. At first,…
Max, a medium sized black dog with floppy ears wears a red checked bandana
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Meet Max!

Today's Featured Pet is Max! Meet Max, our Featured Pet this week!   It's too easy to be Maxmerized by this stunning fellow! Max is a total heartthrob here at the shelter, and…
a fluffy white and black dog urinates behind a tree

Ask Crystal: Potty Training From Scratch

Dear Crystal, Hi, we took in a 12-week old pet store male Labrador. He was given to us from a friend that couldn’t keep him any longer. I’ve had trouble getting him potty trained. Funny thing is, I take him out to the spot and he…

Ask Crystal: How to Make the Crate Great!

Dear Crystal,  I have a 6-month-old puppy. He will be calm and collected in the crate as long as he sees me or my partner. If he doesn’t see any of us, he will begin to bark nonstop. He also is very destructive with anything we…
A gray and white cat with gray ears and back and green eyes
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Meet BB-8!

Today's Featured Pet is BB-8! BB-8 is our Featured Pet this week! Just like in the movie Star Wars this little kitty is smart and loves its people. She always walks right up to the front…
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Ask Crystal: Rainy Day Poo Blues

Dear Crystal, When we got our 10-week-old puppy almost 2 weeks ago it started raining. At our house, anyway, it rained till last Saturday. I would take my pup out almost every hour, but he simply would sit between my feet and not “do…
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Ask Crystal: Puppy Routine for a Good Night’s Sleep

Hi Crystal, Thank you for letting me ask you a question or 2. I have a two-month-old puppy. We're trying to get her to sleep in the crate at night.  After she's in there for about an hour or so she'll start to cry and then my wife will…

Ask Crystal: New Dog Slow to Warm up

Dear Crystal,  We’ve just adopted rescue 3-year-old dog. We already had a year old Leonberger who has a lot of puppy energy. They got along and played fine at the rescue playground, but once brought home the new adopted dog stays on…
A black dog with white markings on her nose and chest sits looking up with her tongue out
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Meet Janessa!

Today's Featured Pet is Janessa! Janessa is SO freaking cute! This happy girl is always smiling and wagging her tail. We aren't sure if she has ever met a stranger but she definitely knows…