February 8, 2016


Critter Chronicles: Allie


ALLIE Meet Sweet Allie! She will always be your friend. This poor girl was surrendered to the shelter because her family just couldn’t keep her anymore. It had nothing to do with Allie. They were devastated to have to give her up. Allie has always been a house dog and has impeccable manners in the Read More…

Venison, Nature’s Wonder Meat – 11/30/2012

Photo by Dr. Tom Mahl

By Byron Scarbrough, Outdoors Writer There’s something most people don’t know about me, I eat almost exclusively organic meat. I know this evokes the image of a guy who wears sandals all year, braids his hair, wears hemp clothing and spends way too much time and money at the Whole Foods market. I am none Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Chester


CHESTER Chester has returned to Friendship from his training at the Grafton Correctional Facility. He is now known as a prison graduate. Chester has completed his training in obedience, basic commands, manners and leash walking. He likes kids (7 years of age and up) and dogs but not cats. This good boy would make a Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Stitch


STITCH When Stitch arrived at the shelter he was very frightened and growled in his cage. A patient volunteer sat in his cage for over an hour trying to get him to come out. Once out of his cage we found out what a nice boy he really is. Stitch knows basic commands and is Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Auggie


AUGGIE It’s all about Auggie! Auggie knows he’s a great cat. He can’t figure out why no one else does. This boy has been waiting for a home since March. He’s always had one so he knows the ropes. Would someone please give Auggie his home back? Auggie is waiting for you in Cage B-48. Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Daisy

Daisy-multiple breed

DAISY Daisy was taken from a Southern Ohio shelter where dogs rarely get out alive. Daisy entered the shelter and it was discovered she was pregnant. Lucky for her some fast-acting dog lovers got her out and to a safe place till a rescue could be found. However, while at the safe place after only Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Stutter

Stutter-multiple breed

STUTTER Stutter and his brother were dumped at a shelter that euthanizes when they run out of spaces for new dogs. Stutter’s time was running out before we saved him. Stutter is very playful and loves to run around the backyard. He is good with kids and dogs would love a family to play with Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Janie

Janie-multiple breed

JANIE Janie was picked up as a stray, and rescued from a pound that uses “heartstick,” a painful method of euthanization. Janie was scheduled to be euthanized and we couldn’t let that happen. Janie is housebroken, cratetrained and good with other dogs and kids. She has lot of puppy energy and would do best in Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Lady


LADY This pretty lady is currently in a foster home and is doing great. She is housetrained and seems to have all of her house manners. She also walks well on the leash. She’s a perfect girl in the car and is content to just be with you. Lady loves all the people she meets Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Twilight


TWILIGHT Twilight was found roaming around a house and a kind lady started feeding him. She took him to the vet where he was neutered and tested for FELV/FIV. He tested positive for FIV, but he can live a normal life span and it is only transmitted to other cats by a deep bite wound. Read More…