Introducing Your New Baby to Your Furbabies

Sep 19 2012

By Ben Huber & Elsie LamplCo-owners, Petagogy This summer, we added baby Ada to our family of two dogs, Jack, a Labradoodle, and Bumble Bee, an American Bulldog. After the requisite 30 seconds of ooooing and aahhhing over the new …

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Heart Songs: A Snapshot In Time

Jun 20 2012

By Beth Mauder, Adoption Counselor There was a rainbow over Pittsburgh yesterday. I saw it on the news.  I wish I had been able to see it in person.  There are some things that cause us to stop and smile …

Posted in adopt, blog, by beth mauder, cats, staff

A Journey Through the Animal Friends’ Animal Wellness Department

Jun 13 2012

Part 1: AdmissionsBy: Rudy with help from Suzanne Denk, Behavior Wellness Liaison  Stray dog is what they called me. Stray? I had excellent manners, was affectionate, handsome, and had been neutered. Someone had loved me.  I was wearing a brightly …

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Notes from our Humane Officer: Amazing Animals

Apr 06 2012

This is number one in an occasional series.   By: Kathy Hecker, Humane Officer I think that the staff here at Animal Friends are truly amazing people.  Dedicated, kind, hardworking, attentive and happy to be doing what they are doing for …

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Working at Animal Friends: My Dream Come True

Mar 21 2012

By Beth Mauder, Adoption Counselor for Animal Friends This morning a gentleman visiting the shelter asked me jokingly, “So, you get paid to do this?”  His question made me think about all the experiences I have had over my almost …

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