Animal Friends News

Best Buddies: Hercules and Calliope

Apr 22 2021

By Katie Vecchi, Director of Care & Placement Services  Everyone needs a friend to be by their side and animals are no different. Sometimes pets come to Animal Friends with their best friend and we call these duos bonded pairs. …

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Home-to-Home Adoption Program: Butterscotch

Apr 19 2021

Meet Butterscotch! She is a very sweet two-year-old brown and white tabby. Butterscotch was found starving and abandoned on the street and is working on re-gaining her strength as well as a couple of much needed pounds. Despite her rough …

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Remembering Eula Houston

Mar 31 2021

By Kathleen Beaver, President & CEO If you think about it, our lives are the ongoing construction of a big patchwork quilt. Each patch or square is a dream, a friendship, a moment or a joy that, woven together, tells …

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Our Roadmap for Every Animal Friend

Mar 25 2021

By Kathleen Beaver, President & CEO Animal Friends does so much for so many. In our quest to engage, improve and save lives, we reach in to so many communities, meet so may people and animals and develop an understanding …

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Kitten Season: How You Can Help

Mar 24 2021

By Ann Ensminger, Senior Director of Impact & Programs It’s spring – my favorite time of the year – when the weather gets warmer, the sun shines brighter and the days become longer! And at Animal Friends, and many other …

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Spring has Sprung! Refresh Your Pet’s Healthcare Routine

Mar 22 2021

By Dr. Donald Consla, Lead Wellness Veterinarian As the flowers begin to bloom and the sun is shining again, it is the perfect time to take a closer look at how we can give our pets’ healthcare a refresh. Consistent …

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Keep Your Dog Off the Naughty List!

Dec 07 2020

By Veronica Rigatti, VSA-CDT, Canine Behavior Specialist You worked for hours preparing your perfect holiday meal. You begin to set the food out on the table only to find that when you return with the next dish the first one …

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May I Have Your Reservation?

Dec 07 2020

Providing the Best Quality Dining Experience for Your Cat By: Suzanne Denk, Dip.FBST, Animal Enrichment Specialist Cats have a reputation for being picky eaters. While they may be choosy about whether they prefer pate or shreds, there are simple steps …

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The Middle

Dec 07 2020

By Kathleen Beaver, President & CEO Dear Friend, I have a slightly frayed, red dog bed under my desk. It’s filled with matching, slightly frayed dog toys.  They belonged to Bella. I never met Bella but I know she was …

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The Next Generation of Animal Lovers…What Can You Do Now to Help the Animals?

Dec 07 2020

By Ann Ensminger, Sr. Director of Impact & Programs There are many young people in the community who are inspired to help Animal Friends, and the dogs, cats and rabbits in our care. And, we are so grateful! Although many …

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