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August 2016 October 2016

SPCA TODAY

Sharing Our Mission TRAINING YOUR PET

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VET’S CORNER

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Animal Hospital of Lewisville Puppy Love, Kitten Love


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OCTOBER EVENTS

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Please help us find our forever homes!

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Please look over the list of businesses below and support them whenever possible. These companies are the reason we are able to offer the shelters and rescue organizations free space every month. Many animals have found homes because of these businesses, and for that, we are so very grateful. 3 Pooches, pg. 23 AB Seed, pg. 55 Accent Prone, pg. 23 Adams Farm Animal Hospital, PA, pg. 9 All Pets Considered, pg. 3 All Things Dogs, pgs. 19, 46 Almost Home Boarding & Grooming, pg. 51 Always There Pet Care, pg. 17 American Heart Association, pg. 25 Animal Allergy & Ear Clinic, pg. 27 Animal Hospital of Lewisville, pgs. 10, 11 Animal Hospital of Walnut Cove, pg. 51 arcBARKS, pgs. 48, 49 At Home Veterinary Housecalls, pg. 50 Bark For Life, pg. 50 Benessere™ Integrative Veterinary Medicine - Pet Hospital, Grooming Spa & Luxury Boarding pg. 54 Best Friends Bed and Biscuit, pg. 37 Bingo Pet Hospice, pg. 35 Brassfield Animal Hospital, pg. 14 Burlington Road Animal Hospital, pg. 46 Camp Bow Wow, pg. 4 Caring4Pets, pg. 31 Carolina Air Canine, pg. 2 Carolina BMW Motorcycles, pg. 11 Carolina Dog Training, pg. 37 Cat Care Hospital, pg. 7 Cat Clinic of Greensboro, pg. 33 Central Carolina Pet Services, pg. 9 Cobb Animal Clinic, pg. 37

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Country Kennel, pg. 33 Dirty Dogs, pg. 14 Dog Days, pg. 7 Dog-Gone Fun, pg. 9 Doodie Free Zone, pg. 23 Downtown Greensboro Animal Hospital, pg. 43 Dynasty Furniture, pg. 53 Eanes Heating & Air Conditioning, pg. 21 Family Pet Cremation Center, pg. 7 Fishers Bar & Grille, pg. 9 Friendly Hounds, pg. 50 Gate City Animal Hospital, pg. 46 Glamour Grooms, pg. 51 Greensboro Veterinary Hospital, pg. 5 Guilford-Jamestown Veterinary Hospital, pg. 19 Hall Insurance Associates, Inc., pg. 21 Happy Tails Emergency Veterinary Clinic, pg. 27 Inline K9 Dog Training Services LLC, pgs. 18, 19 Jake and Company Pet & House Sitters, pg. 23 James Landing Veterinary Hospital, pg. 39 Jim and Judy Stratton, pg. 11 King’s Crossing Animal Hospital, pg. 45 Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, pg. 29 Laundromuttz, pg. 11 Laurie Merritt Photography, pg. 39 Moms 4 Paws, pg. 51 Mt. Tabor Boarding & Grooming, pg. 6 Nanhall Grooming & Boarding, pg. 11 NC Art & Antiques Mall, pg. 53 Northwood Animal Hospital, pgs. 16, 17

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Out of Sight Litter Box, pg. 19 Pampered Paws Village, pg. 21 Paws in the Park pg. 25 Paws of Royalty, pg. 21 Pawsitive Steps, pg. 31 Philip E. Taylor, DDS, PA., pg. 56 Plaza Veterinary Hospital, pg. 31 Pug Rescue, pg. 41 Red Beard Dog Training, pg. 35 Ruff Housing Doggie Daycare, pg. 15 Ruff Love Rescue, pg. 33 Sedgefield Animal Hospital and Dental Center, pg. 35 Sitzen K9 Training, pg. 27 Southwoods Animal Hospital, pg. 15 Stokesdale Veterinary Hospital, pg. 6 Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital Pet Lodge and Rehab Center, pg. 29 The Corner Slice, pg. 9 Taylor’s Discount Tire, pg. 5 The Salon & Spa at All Pets Considered, pg. 3 The Treasure House, Burlington, pg. 31 Triad Dog Fence, pg. 47 Triad Mobile Grooming, pg. 33 University Animal Hospital, pg. 2 Vickie’s Pampered Pet, pg. 35 Wild Birds Unlimited GSO, HP & WS, pg. 17 Woof Watchers, pg. 29 Younts Insurance Agency, Inc., pg. 15


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336.235.0770 Trixie is playful and

gets along with everyone—Dog or Human. She already knows Family Owned & Operated some basic commands & is Established in 2005 eager to learn more with a new loving family. She’s always ready for a car ride or to go on Doggie Daycare a walk and loves to curl up for Where Dogs Want To Be cuddles whenever you are. Trixie t p o Ad e loves to give big kisses and 11,000 square feet of indoor & outdoor space M is very well-mannered. She is Safe, clean & stimulating environment. . . always supervised. Triad & is being fostered at Dog available through the SPCA of the meet Trixie. • T hree separate playrooms • Doggie daycare and Days. Drop by Dog Days today to

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over 1 year old. He is a black Labrador / Terrier mix who loves to play with other dogs, as well as play in the water. Ranger is very sweet and social but despite all of his great qualities his owners could no longer care for him. He is available through t p o the SPCA of the Triad & is being Ad e M fostered at Dog Days. Drop by Dog Days today to meet Ranger.


October 2016 Vol. 7, No. 5

special features… 29 Cover Model Contest

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Search for Two Winners for our December 2016, and January 2017 Covers

Cover Model Search has begun!

Publisher

Triad Happy Tails Magazine’s December & January Covers

Beverly Beck and Associates, Inc. PO Box 18972 Greensboro, NC 27419

each issue will feature an adopted pet from the Triad area.

Publishers / Editors Deb Printup Jennifer Frazier

Art Direction / Design

Where are you Cindy Pawford?

Brenda Overman Brooke Clark, DVM Donald Scales Kitrina Journel, DVM Tina Buck

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Contest Begins 9/1/16, Ends 10/25/16. Winner’s photo session will be the week of 11/7/16. email: deb@triadhappytails.com or Jennifer@triadhappytails.com

See Page 29 for Complete Details.

Jennifer Frazier Deb Printup

Contributing Writers

Much more than dog treats…

in this issue. . . 10 The Vet’s Corner Animal Hospital of Lewisville Puppy Love, Kitten Love

Laurie Merritt Photography

Graphic Designer Lincoln Infield

Distribution

Bob Slone Distributech Payne Distribution

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Buddy Weiss

To Advertise Jennifer - jennifer@triadhappytails.com 336.456.1959 Deb - deb@triadhappytails.com 336.580.3964

Charlie - charlesvcheek@gmail.com 336.687.3091 Triad Happy Tails Magazine is a monthly publication & is published by Beverly Beck & Associates, Inc. We can not guarantee any products or services seen in this magazine, nor can we guarantee the health or temperament of any animal featured in this magazine. Call individual shelters & rescue organizations to check on availability of a specific animal & to learn about their adoption process. Our Mission Statement: Triad Happy Tails Magazine is focused on the plight of homeless animals & is dedicated to promoting adoptions from local animal shelters & rescue groups. We provide a pictorial & informational directory of animals that are ready to adopt from the shelters & rescue organizations in the greater Triad area. Beverly Beck & Associates, Inc. reserves the right to deny advertisements. ©2016 Beverly Beck & Associates, Inc all

rights reserved. Reproduction in part or whole without written consent is strictly prohibited.

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12 SPCA of the Triad SPCA TODAY Sharing our Mission

18 T  raining Tips

Inline K9 Dog Training Services, LLC  uggestions on Adding a New S Family Member

50 Calendar of Events Upcoming October Events

16 The Vet’s Corner Northwood Animal Hospital  What’s the Itch?

ANIMAL SHELTERS & RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS 20 AARF (Winston-Salem)

34 Guilford County Animal Services

22 Forsyth County Animal Control

36 Loving Pet Inn Adoptions

24 Forsyth Humane Society

38 Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network

26 Rockingham County Animal Shelter

40 SPCA of the Triad

28 Burlington Animal Services

42 Ruff Love Rescue

30 Humane Society of Alamance County

44 Davidson County Animal Shelter

32 The Animal Rescue & Foster Program

 reed Specific & Various Featured Local B Rescue Groups Throughout the Magazine

ON THE COVER: This is Iris. She’s a Lab mix about one and a half years old. One morning our staff found her and her seven pups abandoned on our deck in a carrier. The first thing you could see when you looked into the carrier was the dog’s beautiful eyes, hence the name Iris. Our staff approached Iris and was greeted with a growl and she would not let us near her puppies. With some coaxing Iris finally warmed up to one of our staff and we were able to get her and the puppies into our quarantine room. Since, she has accepted all of us and we have been working with her and the puppies to wean them and get all of them ready for adoption.

Meet Iris and her pups at the SPCA of the Triad, 3163 Hines Chapel Rd., Greensboro. For more information call 336-375-3222 or go online: www.triadspca.org.

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Vet’s Corner Kitrina Journell, DVM Animal Hospital of Lewisville Dr. Kitrina Journell graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and then worked in the suburbs of Chicago for two years before relocating to North Carolina. Dr. Journell met her husband while completing her Biology, Pre-med Degree at James Madison University. They are now happy to call North Carolina home and enjoy exploring all NC has to offer with their daughter Hadleigh and three furry kids (Parker, Abe, and Madison)! Dr. Journell loves practicing at the Animal Hospital of Lewisville because of the close relationships she has been able to establish with many clients and their pets.

Puppy Love

Adopting a new puppy or kitten is a very exciting time for the whole family. If you have decided to add a puppy to your family, make sure you have everything ready before you bring him home. Your puppy will be away from his mother and littermates for the first time and may be a little stressed at first. You can welcome him home by having a safe place for him to stay. Crate training is often a successful way to house-train a puppy and keep him safe when he cannot be supervised. Puppies love to chew things, especially things that don’t belong to them. While you get to know your puppy, make sure he does not shred any toys and eat the pieces. This could lead to gastroenteritis (inflamed gut) or worse, an obstruction that requires surgery. After adopting your puppy, you will want to establish a relationship with a local veterinarian. You’ll want a full physical exam to detect any problems your puppy may have. Sometimes puppies have already received their first vaccine, but they will need to get a booster vaccine every 3-4 weeks until the puppy is 16 weeks old. Generally, the first vaccine is given between 6-9 weeks old, but your veterinarian will establish an appropriate schedule based on size, age, and health. During these early weeks, your puppy should only be around healthy, vaccinated dogs. Also, remember to only walk him in an area that does not have other dogs’ feces. Unfortunately, Parvovirus has the potential to be in the environment up to 6 months and is highly contagious to a puppy.   A large majority of puppies have intestinal parasites (worms) and possibly fleas. Both problems can make your puppy sick if not treated appropriately. Many intestinal parasites are zoonotic (transmissible to humans); therefore, pick up their poop as soon as they go to prevent contamination. Young children need to be reminded to wash their hands after handling the puppy. For your 10

family and your puppy’s safety, it is generally recommended that all puppies be dewormed, even if the fecal appears negative. Your veterinarian will also decide what the safest flea, tick, and heartworm preventative is based on your puppy’s lifestyle.

Kitten Love

Much like a new puppy, adding a new kitten to your family requires preparation. When kittens are little, they need to be kept in a safe area where they can’t get lost or stuck in furniture or cords. Generally a small room with a litter box, food, and water is acceptable. If the kitten is very small (less than 2lbs), often a large dog crate can be the safest option when the kitten can’t be watched.  Litter box selection and hygiene are extremely important with cats. The litter box should be placed in a quiet area without any noises that could be perceived as scary (away from laundry machines, high traffic areas for kids, blowing fans, etc). As the kitten grows, so should the litter box. Your cat should be able to turn completely around and have enough litter to bury any excrement. A large storage container can work well when the kitten gets bigger but still needs to be scooped at least once daily. The best food for your kitten (or cat, for that matter) is canned food. Depending on their age, they may be able to have dry kibble available as well. Younger kittens may need to be fed multiple times per day, but your veterinarian will help guide you to what is best for your cat. New cats should be tested for Feline Leukemia (FELV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) before being introduced to other cats in the household. Kittens also have to go through a series of vaccines to keep them protected. Most kittens receive their first vaccine between 8-10 weeks of age, and then every 3-4 weeks after until they are 16 weeks. They also need to be treated with an appropriate dewormer and flea product. There are many flea and tick products that can be very dangerous for cats. Please consult with your veterinarian before applying or giving any products. If your kitten (or puppy) must have a bath before your first appointment, it is imperative that they are kept warm after the bath. Young, small pets have a harder time maintaining their body temperature. It is generally considered acceptable to use Dawn liquid dish washing soap to help with a flea infestation, but further prevention will be needed. Kittens love playing and sleeping in cardboard boxes, and it can be therapeutic to watch. Puppies love to play tug of war and keep themselves busy with food dispensing toys. These toys provide entertainment and fulfill their desire to chew, while mentally challenging them to get the food out of the container. Inviting a new puppy or kitten to your home can be a very rewarding experience when you are prepared.  

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Cover Story

SPCA TODAY

Sharing our Mission

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he SPCA of the Triad has been rescuing, rehabilitating, spaying/neutering, and adopting animals that need a second chance, along with educating our community since May 1994. It is always about the animals, the unwanted, the abandoned, the neglected, the disappointed, and the injured. They are what drive us to keep moving, what keeps us going and motivated to continue every day of every week. What is our number one need in continuing to help these needy animals in our community- a new SPCA Shelter is the fulfillment and continuation of our Mission. We moved into the double wide we now call the SPCA Adoption and Outreach Center, on October 1, 2001. We were thrilled to have a place to call home! With special thanks to the generosity of Ellen and David Dick for the use of their land, we have made history. This building was originally started as the Triad Spay/Neuter Clinic, the first low-cost spay/neuter clinic in Guilford County. We spayed approximately 24,000 animals during the seven years the clinic was in operation. Things beyond our control changed for the spay/neuter clinic and we continued our mission of rescuing, spaying/neutering, rehabilitating and educating our community about animal welfare and reform. Our double wide is 15 years old. We can only put band-aids on repairs as our building is not a permanent structure and we do not own the land. This space also limits our intake of animals to 60, as directed by the NC Department of Agriculture. We are constantly full, not only from walk-ins, but word of mouth, rescues and from local shelters. Getting land is our single most important step to move forward and be able to offer greater hope to the animals and people of our community. If you have land, or know of someone who does and would be willing to donate approximately five acres, please get in touch with us. We would be thrilled to meet with you and present our

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plans, which are already on paper. Remember, since we are a nonprofit, it would be a tax deductible donation. We work very hard to take each animal as it comes into the Center and give it a health checkup, vaccines, deworming, flea and heartworm preventative, spaying/neutering, microchips, bathing, grooming, personal time with the staff and volunteers, all the necessary things to get each animal into a loving home. Do you have any idea how hard it is to find loving homes, where you hope you have vetted enough to make sure this animal will be there a life time? The statistics are not good. Only one dog in eight (8) stays with one owner its entire life. Only one cat in 12 stays with one owner its entire life. It is hard work, especially in the small space we have to separate animals. We do it, but it would be so much easier and less stressful in a new State of the Art Facility. Every little important step helps keep disease away, making the animals healthy and ready for adoption sooner. A new facility would allow the animals more room while at the Center. Each dog needs an inside/outside run, each with a drain, so no animal would be near another’s waste. We have an agility course for the dogs to run and play daily, but certainly more space is needed. We have two open cat rooms, one with an outside “Catio”, where the cats can go outside and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air when the Center is open. But again, these areas are small and the cats would love a more open playground, with lots of running, jumping and hiding places. These open areas would help to minimize stress within our cat community. We desperately need a room with a floor to support a commercial washer, dryer and dishwasher. The floor at our Center will not allow us to have these items. Laundry takes a huge part of every day, as any soiled bedding must be washed and bleached. Keeping our animals clean and healthy is of major importance to us. We pride ourselves on keeping the Center clean for our animal friends, as well as visitors and volunteers.

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The SPCA of the Triad is a local nonprofit organization. We have helped thousands of needy animals over the years. Our programs, driven by volunteers, are funded almost entirely by animal-loving donors. We receive no financial aid from local, state or federal governments, or from the ASPCA of New York (their funding stays in NY). We are not a chapter of the ASPCA. Your support in helping us to promote humane principles of animal welfare and alleviate fear and suffering in all animals is very much appreciated. Every animal deserves a healthy, happy life with lots of love and affection. All donations will be used to help the many animals in our care with whatever their needs, and to find forever, loving homes for them, and every donation will be a tax deductible donation for you.

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Interested in adopting any of these animals? Would you like to find out ways to volunteer? Call SPCA of the Triad at 336-375-3222 or email spca@triadspca.org.

Visit us online: www.Triadspca.org

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Vet’s Corner Dr. Brooke Clark received her B. S. in Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University and then graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. A native of the Thomasville/High Point area, Dr. Clark is excited to have started her veterinary career at Northwood Animal Hospital. She loves the daily challenges of veterinary medicine and enjoys providing exceptional care to her patients and their owners. Her veterinary interests include dermatology and dental care. In her free time, Dr. Clark enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing with her two year old Rough Collie, Harper.

What’s the As the season begins to change in the coming months, many of our furry friends will present to their veterinary hospital with skin issues. Most common symptoms noted by owners may include itching, redness, swelling, and lesions noted on the skin. In addition, it is also important to note other abnormalities that may indicate your pet’s discomfort. Commonly, animals can cause selftrauma in the form of scratches or wounds known as excoriations, due to persistent scratching and chewing at a specific location. Other findings may include the loss of hair, and thickening and discoloration of the skin from chronic inflammation. Let’s briefly review the most common causes for itching, also known as pruritus, found with our pets

Parasitic Dermatitis One of the most common causes of dermatitis in our cats and dogs can be due to parasites, such as mites. The scabies mite causes pruritus, inflammation, as well as hair loss. These symptoms can occur on the lower legs, on the lower chest, the belly, the ears, as well as the top of the head. Scabies is easily spread through direct contact with an infected animal. Even though the mite prefers to live on dogs, it is known to be contagious to humans as well. Diagnosis is based on symptoms as well as examining microscopic samples taken from the skin and hair follicles. Another mite that can cause significant irritation of the ears, especially in cats, is the ear mite Otodectes cynotis. These mites cause severe head shaking and ear scratching. On examination, the ears are often noted to contain brown flaky debris, which is often used for microscopic examination to confirm the diagnosis. As with scabies, Otodectes is transmitted via direct contact with an infected animal. Other additional parasites include Demodex, which can cause a mild pruritus, Cheyletiella known as “walking dandruff ”, and fleas, which are covered next in the atopic dermatitis section of this article. 16

Atopic Dermatitis Atopic dermatitis is caused by hypersensitization to allergens that your pet is frequently exposed to. The top three sources for allergies in cats and dogs include flea allergies, environmental allergies, and food allergies. Symptoms associated with atopic dermatitis can include significant itching, redness, discoloration, and thickening of the skin. These symptoms are often localized at the ears, lower back, base of the tail, paws, and abdomen. Atopic dermatitis can occur seasonally or year-round. Determining the cause of the skin allergy can be challenging and often step-wise treatment is elected based on the response to therapy. Flea allergies are frequently to blame for the noted symptoms. Even though fleas can be frustrating to eliminate, several efficient options are available to treat both your pet and his/her environment. Fortunately in most cases of straightforward flea allergy dermatitis, treatment and prevention for fleas can significantly improve your pet’s skin without much complication. A second allergen that causes atopic dermatitis is associated with exposure to certain dietary ingredients. Food allergies are generally related to the protein source in your pet’s diet, such as the commonly used protein - chicken. If flea allergies have been eliminated as a cause for symptoms, a food trial may be offered to rule-out the chance that your dog has a food allergy. A food trial often involves a strict diet of only the new, or novel protein. Food trials can last for two-three months in length to monitor for improvements in your pet’s itching and redness. If improvement is noted, then the same, or a very similar diet is normally recommended for long-term management. Another significant cause for allergies is environmental allergens. Similar to humans, dogs and cats can become hypersensitive to pollens, grasses, and even house mites. Once a flea or food allergy has been eliminated as a possible cause for your pet’s irritation, an environmental allergen is normally suspected. If the environmental allergy is seasonal, intermittent treatment with antihistamines, glucocorticosteroids, and medicated shampoos can be an effective treatment. However, if the allergen has a year round exposure, constant steroid treatment can have harmful side effects and as a result, long-term medications such as cyclosporine or oclacitinib may be warranted.

Infectious Dermatitis Lastly, clinical symptoms of dermatitis can be commonly caused by infectious organisms such as bacteria or fungi. Often times these infections arise secondarily to a primary cause such as those listed earlier. If an infection is suspected, sampling the affected areas for testing may be indicated to prescribe the proper treatment. In conclusion, several primary causes such as the ones reviewed can result with your pet demonstrating symptoms related to dermatitis. It is important to speak with your veterinarian about your pet’s history and symptoms at his/ her visit to help direct the correct diagnosis and treatment to ensure your pet’s comfort and health.

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Training Your Pet

Suggestions on Adding a New Family Member by Tina Buck

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would like to give my suggestions on getting your first dog/puppy. Or, maybe you are considering a new breed that you haven’t had any experience with in the past. Our shelters and rescues are overrun with all breeds and there just aren’t enough people to go around. If I can give some tips on how to better pick the canine that is right for you and your family, then hopefully that is one less household being traumatized from the tough decisions that may have to be made. I know it seems simple, find a dog that is cute and friendly and that’s that, right? Honestly, it really does take a lot of patience, consistency, and effort to find the right dog that fits perfectly in your life. First, sit down as a family and discuss if this is something the whole family wants. If even just one family member is not on board, they may resent the fact the pup is even in the house, causing tension, which can in turn, cause some behavioral issues from the puppy. Make sure everyone is ready for their share of the responsibility. It takes everyone to be on the same page so the pup does not get confused when learning how you want him/ her to behave. Second, and possibly most important, research different breeds, their characteristics, and any health issues that may be associated with that particular breed. Make sure those characteristics mesh well with your family. If you are an active family that likes the outdoors and hiking and such…a Shi Tzu may not be the best breed for you. As you research, realize too that every dog is different within each breed. They all have their own personalities, just like each of us within our own family. Contact your local veterinarians to get pricing on different procedures and annual exams/vaccinations. Keep in mind that a dog is a lifelong commitment in sickness and health. Be sure you are financially and emotionally prepared for those particular health issues I mentioned earlier. Talk with different trainers in your area and find out what they offer and what training techniques they use. This will be especially helpful when getting a puppy/young dog. Make sure 18

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you can take the time and have the finances to help teach your pup what he/she is expected to learn. Last, but certainly not least, talk to your apartment manager/ your landlord, and the insurance company to make sure a dog is allowed and what restrictions, if any, are in place. You don’t want to get a dog home only to find out he/she wasn’t allowed in the first place. While there are important decisions to be made in owning a dog, it is very fun and rewarding, when all things are taken into consideration. And please, if you are having trouble with something, ask for help. There are so many resources out there for our pets these days, from spay/neuter clinics, training, vaccine clinics, and so much more! There is sure to be information on ANY situation you may have. Tina Buck is a dog trainer in Burlington, NC. She is married to her wonderful husband, John, and they have two dogs, three cats, three chickens, and a leopard gecko. As you can see, she is an animal lover of all kinds, shapes, sizes and breeds. Tina has been training dogs professionally for over five years and started her own training business in April 2016. She comes to you and your dog in the comfort of your home for personal, customized training lessons. She will petsit in your home too!! With the start of her business she has come to know and work with several of the rescues in the area. She is one of the Adoption Coordinator Assistants for Old North Canine Rescue as well as their go to trainer for basic training, behavioral issues, newly adopted/fostered issues, etc. Give her a call today and see how she can help you and your dog become happier together!!

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Fascination

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Born on 06/02/16, is one beautiful girl! Her markings are gorgeous. She gets along great with her foster mates and loves to play! Then she’s ready for some snuggle time. Mia is current on vaccinations and is FIV/FeLV negative.

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is an adorable gray and white DSH Kitten with beautiful goldish green eyes. She was born while her mother Aster was being fostered. Bunny was a little shy at first, but has since developed into an affectionate, well-adjusted little kitten. She is very spunky and loves to run, play and explore! Her favorite toys are her cat tree, and any toy on a string. Bunny quickly adjusts to her environment, and is great around people, children and other animals. She is up-to-date on her shots. Meet and visit with many of our cats at the AARF House (311 Harvey St, Winston Salem) during our adoption fair hours. Visit us online at www.aarfanimals.org for information about our adoption fair hours and adoption process. n

Siena, a sweet, sad little girl has lost her home and her humans. Siena is a gentle, affectionate kitty and weighs less than 7 lbs. Her face is that of a young kitty, however, we were recently quite surprised to find that she is actually about 8-9 years old. Siena loves to be held and cuddled, and often nestles her face in the crook of an arm. Having lived her whole life outside, she is now loving the comfort and safety of her new indoor life. Meet and visit with many of our cats at the AARF House (311 Harvey St, Winston Salem) during our adoption fair hours. Visit us online at www.aarfanimals.org for information about our adoption fair hours and adoption process. n

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Lilly

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A curious girl, Susie wonders if maybe there’s a dogfriendly fall festival she could attend with her new family. She’d love to smell all the wonderful smells and maybe meet some new people while she’s at it. Come meet Susie at FCAC today, ask for A338612. Photo courtesy of Project Pearl and Kristin Deavers Photography. n

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You will absolutely fall for June Bug as soon as you meet her. She came into the shelter at only 2 weeks of age and lived in a foster home through Project Pearl’s medical foster program until she was old enough to find her forever home. Come see A335598 at FCAC today. Photo courtesy of Project Pearl and Kristin Deavers Photography. n

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If you are looking for a buddy to exercise with, look no further! Lyric is a 2 year old American Pit mix who loves to run and play and would be perfect for any active family! He is friendly with other dogs as well as people of all ages. Call Forsyth Humane Society at 336-721-1303 for more information. n

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Miss Magdalene is a beautiful 1 year old American Pit mix who would love a human to call her own! She would do best with a big fenced yard to play in and would prefer no small children as she has a higher energy level! Call Forsyth Humane Society at 336-721-1303 for information. n

Adaline. This pretty girl would love to play with you! Adaline is an 11 month old domestic shorthair who enjoys playing with her toys and loves a good game of cat and mouse. She is friendly with other cats and dogs, as well as children ages 6 and up! Call Forsyth Humane Society at 336-721-1303 for information. n

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Bella. Meet Bella, a beautiful seven year old female domestic short hair cat that is fully vetted, declawed and very laid back. I love everyone and I am not afraid of dogs so please if you have an opening in your home for a playmate for your dog or cat I am the one! Look no further…

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life story doesn’t start off as a fairy tail beginning. But ever since she made her way to RCAS she’s been living the princess life and expects no less from her new forever family. Ali is a 4 year old Hound/Lab mix. She is as sweet as grandma’s chocolate pie and never misses her daily belly rubs from volunteers and the staff at RCAS.

Retriever mix that is just as precious as they come. She sits quietly in her kennel waiting for the day her new family walks through the door. This love bug loves to go outside and play but never misses out on her afternoon naps. If you are looking for a sweet lovable pooch to be a part of your family, Kona is your girl! Meet her at RCAS today! n

This princess is already spayed so she can go home the same day as her adoption! Meet Ali at RCAS and give this princess the great forever home she greatly deserves! n

Midas

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is a 3 year old Shepard/Husky mix. If you are an outgoing family who loves adventure and being outdoors, Midas is the man! He is full of energy and is always ready for the next big adventure. Crowned most handsome pup here at RCAS, this 77 pound dude isn’t all manly, he does have a sweet soft side. He absolutely loves to snuggle and be loved on! Already neutered, Midas is all ready to go home with his new family the same day as his adoption! n

month old male domestic short haired kitten, that is full of love. He is always lounging around the shelter, singing to the ladies. Singing isn’t Herring’s only talent, he also holds the title of champion of the cat-andmouse games. If you need a sweetheart kitten to join your family, come stop and check out Herring and the gang at RCAS! n

Waken

is wide awake! This adventurous boy never misses a moment. He is always up to something and will not let you walk by his cage without saying hello to him. He loves making muffins and being the center of attention at RCAS. At only the ripe age of 8 months old, this handsome little man is ready and waiting for the purr-fect family to come strolling in. Meet him at RCAS today! n

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Gigi

is the queen diva here at the shelter. She prances around all day waiting for her purr-fect family to come by and adopt her! This sweet pea is 3 years old. She loves to play and does well with children. Stop by RCAS today and see this love bug! n


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BURLINGTON ANIMAL SERVICES 336.578.0343 / www.burlingtonnc.gov/pets

Cadence

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is a pretty 2 year old tabby that came to us as a stray. She is a real sweetheart who would love to be your lap warmer as the nights become cooler. Cadence would love a home with sunny windows to watch the outside world. She is spayed, current on vaccines and available at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information. Photo courtesy of Lois Dixon. n

is a stunningly handsome 2 year old Bully mix who ended up here as a stray. We don’t understand why his people did not come looking for him because he is a sweet boy with a fun personality! Gabba is hoping his new person or family will come meet him soon so he can work his charm, make them fall in love and take him home. Meet this sweet boy at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information. Photo courtesy of Lois Dixon. n

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Houston

is a fine looking 2 year old Bully mix. This sweet boy is a staff and volunteer favorite! He sits nicely and takes treats politely when offered. Houston would love a new family and home to call his own. He is neutered, current on vaccines and waiting for you at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information. Photo courtesy of Lois Dixon. n

Patrice is a beautiful little 5 month old calico kitty. She doesn’t understand why her last person couldn’t keep her, so she is waiting patiently for her new person or family to come fall in love with her. Patrice is spayed, current on vaccines and is available at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information. n

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a 3 year old Pit/Boxer mix. This happygo-lucky guy enjoys being out and about, and having a good time. He had a great time hiking recently and got along nicely with everyone. Marshall is neutered, current on shots and is ready for his next big adventure in life with a new forever family. Meet this happy hunk at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information. Photo courtesy of Lois Dixon. n

Sienna is a gorgeous 7 year old Chocolate Lab/ Hound mix who was found as a stray. This friendly, sweet girl has nice manners, walks well on a leash and is good with other dogs. Sienna tested positive for heartworm, which is very treatable. Her fee will be waived, but her adopter must agree to follow up with a veterinarian to continue treatment. Please consider giving this awesome girl the second chance she deserves. Sienna is spayed, current on vaccines and waiting at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or you can call 336-578-0343 for information. n

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Pharoh

Dragonfruit.

is a very active 10 year-old boy who is looking for his second-chance forever home. He loves running around, playing with all kinds of toys and being held. He is definitely a cuddlebug! Pharoh does well enough with other cats but would honestly prefer to be an only kitty so that he can have all of his owner’s love and attention! Can you offer a forever home for this sweet senior? Ask for ID# 1098. Call 336-438-2023, visit www.hsaconline.org or send an email to hsacinfo@gmail.com for more information. n

Sasha

is a sweet, 16 month old female, calico cat. She is full of love and affection and is very relaxed. She still has a little bit of “playful kitten” in her if you bring out the cat toys, but she mostly just enjoys being loved on. She is very low maintenance, fully litter box trained and adores cuddling. She gets along great with humans of all ages, other cats, dogs and basically loves everyone and everything! Ask for ID# 2229.

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Selina. Hi, my name is Selina! I am a Boxer and Pit Bull puppy who was recently rescued from Burlington Animal Services and now live in a foster home with the Humane Society of Alamance County. I do really well with cats as I have 5 feline siblings and I also have a 15 year old human sibling that I love hanging out with. In fact, due to my energy level, a forever home with older children is probably best for me. I love my toys and love to run so a fenced in back yard would be a great place for me to do those things! Ask for ID# 2461. Call 336-438-2023, visit www.hsaconline.org or send an email to hsacinfo@gmail.com for more information. n

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Hi! My name is Dragonfruit! If you’re ready to keep up with me and adopt me, I’ll give you a run for your money! I’m one of four kittens and I’m the only boy of my litter. I love exploring new places and hanging out with people, both big and small! This is the only decent photo my foster mama could get of me, just to give you an idea of my energy--I’m the one up front with the dark tipped tail. Adopt me and make sure to bring catnip! Ask for ID# 2404. Call 336-438-2023, visit www.hsaconline.org or send an email to hsacinfo@gmail.com for more information. n

Baby

was surrendered into our care because his elderly owner could no longer care for him. Baby is nine years old and is diabetic. He requires insulin injections twice daily. He is also almost completely blind as well. Baby is very, very sweet. He is housebroken, loves to go on quiet walks and is quite content to lay in your lap while you work or relax. We do believe he would do well with another dog (of his size) for companionship in his forever home or a family who is more so present in the house every day and can provide him with the attention and care this handsome boy deserves. He loves the beach so a beachgoing family would be a plus! Ask for ID# 2390. Call 336-438-2023, visit www.hsaconline.org or send an email to hsacinfo@gmail.com for more information. n

Meet Jazzy.

Jazzy is a young and petite Boxer mix who is looking for an adventurous family to call her own. She is very smart and learns quickly. She does well with other dogs after proper, slow introductions and is also cat friendly. She is up-to-date on all vaccines and is already spayed. Jazzy is heartworm positive but will be treated for the condition and is expected to make a full recovery. She has quite a bit of energy so a house without young children is recommended. If you have been looking for a fun and happy four-legged friend to play with and take hiking with you, Jazzy is your girl! Ask for ID# 2374. Call 336-438-2023, visit www.hsaconline.org or send an email to hsacinfo@gmail.com for more information. n

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Georgette

Georgette is a very pretty, friendly 2 year old Tortie girl. She came to the shelter as a stray in June and has been waiting patiently for someone to fall in love with her. Georgette is FIV positive and will need to be an only cat or in a home with other FIV cats. Her adoption fee is waived and she is spayed and current on her vaccines. Meet Georgette at Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River or call 336-578-0343 for more information.

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Pepper. “I’m a Pepper, you’re a…,” well you get the point. Pepper is such a sweet, purring kitty! He’s about five-six months old. He’s been fixed and is UTD on all vaccinations. Pepper also really loves to play with Humane Society of Davidson County other kitties! Contact: 336-420-4858, or email debyduff@yahoo.com. n

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ANIMAL RESCUE & FOSTER PROGRAM 336.574.9600 / www.arfpnc.com

Eragon.

Arya,

born on 7/10/16, is little sister to Eragon. She is a sweet little Heeler mix. Living on a chain in a feces infected area was no life for this sibling group. They are now living a much safer, cleaner, life in ARFP! Arya’s adoption fee is $200. This includes her spay and age appropriate vaccinations.

Born on 7/10/16, Eragon and his sister were rescued very close to a major highway. They were chained, starved, and flea infested. Who chains a 10 week old puppy?? This little boy is a Heeler mix. He is now playful, alert, and living the good life. His adoption fee is $200. This includes neutering and age appropriate vaccinations.

Please call ARFP at 336-574-9600 for more information. n

Call ARFP at 336-574-9600 for more information. n

Kelsey.

Thor

is a handsome black boy with a wonderful disposition. He was born approximately two years ago and is a great guy! He has adapted very well to indoor living. Thor is a player and likes nothing better than to be batting a ball of paper around the playroom. His adoption fee is $75. This includes neutering, Feleuk testing, and age appropriate vaccinations. Call ARFP at 574-9600 for more information. n

Sweet, docile, Kelsey! She’s a lover and will probably make someone a lovely lap cat. She plays well with her roomies but as soon as someone walks in the room they have all of her attention. Kelsey is a blue cream torti born approximately 7 months ago. Kelsey is spayed, tested, and upto-date on shots. Her adoption fee is $75. Call ARFP at 336-574-9600 for more information. n

Heather

is about one year of age and has already had one litter of kittens. She was definitely a baby having babies. Heather is a lovely gray and white kitty that was rescued along with her brother. She is a sweetheart to hang out with. Heather is spayed, tested, and upto-date on shots. Her adoption fee is $75.

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Meet Murdock. In keeping with his foster parents current superhero theme, they named this little guy Murdock, after Matt Murdock, aka Daredevil. So far he’s a little shy, but really sweet and likes to have his head rubbed. And he LOVES playing with his foster brother Lincoln. He was almost a 4th of July baby but instead is a 7th of July baby. Murdock is neutered, tested, and up-todate on shots. His adoption fee is $75. Call ARFP at 336-574-9600 for more information. n

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Kipsy

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is an 8 month old white and brown hound. She is already spayed and ready to find her forever home. Kipsy is up-to-date on all of her shots and microchipped. Adoption fee is $95. Meet Kipsy at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Ask for ID A33386903. n

month old black Pit mix. She is spayed and up-to-date on her shots. Life has had a hard life already and needs to find her forever home. Adoption fee is $95. Meet Life at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Ask for ID A330435880. n

Jackie

Mickey

is a black and gray domestic medium hair tabby. Jackie is good with other cats and already spayed. She is ready to go home and her adoption fee is $50.

is a 10 month old red and white Pit mix. He is neutered and up-to-date on all of his shots. Mickey’s adoption fee is $95. Come meet Mickey at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Ask for ID A31196318. n

Meet Jackie at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Ask for ID A12884762.. n

Fee Fee

is a black, beige and white domestic medium hair tabby. She is already spayed and up-to-date on all of her shots. Her adoption fee is $50. Meet Fee Fee at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, 4525 West Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Ask for ID A31181351. n

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Munchlax is a a black and white domestic medium hair male cat. He is 9 years old and already neutered. Munchlax loves people and other cats and wants nothing more than his own forever home. His adoption fee is $10. Meet Munchlax at the Guilford County Animal Shelter. Ask for ID A33188737. n


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LOVING PET INN ADOPTIONS 336.393.0000 / www.lovingpetinnadoptions.org

Louie

Marlene

is an awesome 3 year old we pulled from the Guilford County shelter as a sickly mess. He is now healthy and fit and has the most amazing personality. He is delightfully sociable and has a mellow, affectionate, happy-golucky attitude, taking everything in stride. Louie has a graceful confidence and loves to hop up on a friendly lap for a good snuggle. He has been great with kitty friendly dogs here. Adoption donation $40.

is happy that she has ended her life as a stray. Though sometimes a little shy, she is affectionate just as soon as she realizes you are a new friend. She enjoys playing with toys, especially ones she can chase. Sweet Marlene is all the more charming because she is a bit cross eyed. Maybe she has a tiny bit of Siamese mixed in? Whatever breed mix she is, she certainly has a unique appearance and seems to be primarily a lovely Tortoiseshell. Adoption donation $40.

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For more info go to www.lovingpetinnadoptions.org. n

Prince

Tippy

is a handsome 71 pound 2 year old who looks like a yellow Lab or mix. He has sparkly white teeth and appears healthy and fit, with strong muscles and a thick coat. Prince has the typical Lab personality that Lab lovers desire. He is friendly and welcoming. He has the easygoing confidence of a family dog. He bonds quickly and highly values his family and friends. He is good in the car and good with other dogs except for crazy puppies and rude dogs. Please see his full write up at www. lovingpetinnadoptions.org. Adoption donation $175.

is a super cute 6 and a half pound Toy Fox Terrier, Chihuahua or Rat Terrier mix. He is a little shy at first but warms up quickly to treats and kind people. He is cuddly and likes to be held. Kisses and tummy rubs are just fine with him! Tippy is great on the leash. He has a calm temperament that should make him an easy keeper in his new home. He is fine with other dogs but used to being an only dog and doesn’t care about playing. Tippy is 10 years old, and an owner surrender. Adoption donation $125.

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For more info go to www.lovingpetinnadoptions.org. n

Georgia

Augusta

is a sweet 5-6 month old female kitten who was found with brother Augusta. She has very silky soft black fur. She is a lovely, tender little girl who warms up quickly and enjoys attention starting as soon as she begins to trust you. She is not so sure about head rubs yet but loves a good back rub. She is shy and needs socialization but will soon be a wonderful, gentle friend to you. She would enjoy a companion kitten. Adoption donation $40.

is a sweet 5-6 month old male kitten who was found with a female sister. He is a tender little guy who warms up quickly, enjoying attention as soon as he learns to trust you. He is quite interested in toys even though they are new to him. Augusta is an alert boy who likes a good perch where he can see everything. He needs a little time and more socialization but likes face rubs and sweet talk. He would enjoy a kitty companion and his sister Georgia is still available for adoption also. Adoption donation $40.

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For more info go to www.lovingpetinnadoptions.org. n

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Cloe is a beautiful little Russian Blue mix. She has the most outgoing purrsonality – she’s never met a stranger. Triad Independent Cat Rescue Cloe is very smart and curious so she loves to explore. Attention, love, and lots of toys will make the perfect home for this little cat. Cloe is negative for Felv/FIV and heartworm. She is up-to-date on her vaccines and will be spayed prior to adoption. Go to www.triadcat.org and put in an application if you’re interested in Cloe or contact Triad Independent Cat Rescue by email at triadcat@yahoo.com. n

Amigo.

Still looking for your new best amigo to spend your days with? Consider this boy your solution! Amigo is a handsome 3 year old Boxer who loves children and other dogs! He’s a happy-go-lucky soul who loves to run and play, and he’s grateful to be in a nice, cool foster home out of the heat where he was found. In fact, he is loving life so Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue much these days that his foster family calls him Happy Feet because of the fancy footwork he does when he gets excited!

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Nick

is a gentle giant. He can be intimidating at first glance, but one look into his eyes and you can see that he is just a gentle soul. He’s a bit of a goof ball at times and just so fun to be around. He is a little anxious in public right now but we are working on building his confidence. Nick would prefer Merit Pit Bull to be the only dog in the home. He loves to go on walks and loves to play fetch, but his absolute favorite thing is his “blankie”. Nick is house and crate-trained. He knows: sit, wait, down and roll-over. Girl with 3 Dogs Photography

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New classes beginning soon. Visit website for schedules. www.triadhappytails.com October 2016

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RED DOG FARM ANIMAL RESCUE NETWORK www.reddogfarm.com

Mia.

Apparently Mia thought she was due for a summer vacation at the lake! She was found by a very nice man as a stray near Lake Townsend. He was nice enough to pick her up and tried to find her owners. He then contacted us for help. After weeks of trying to find her owners, we came up with nothing. Mia is now looking for her forever home! She is a Lab mix and about 9 months old. She is extremely smart and has already been taught some basic commands and tricks by her foster family! Mia definitely needs a home that wants a dog with some energy, as she loves to run and play. She gets along very well with the other dog in her foster home. She also does very well with kids. If you are interested in adopting Mia, visit www.reddogfarm.com.

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Princeton

was surrendered when his owner could no longer care for him. He is sweet and social and has recently been neutered. He loves his hay! Princeton doesn’t seem to mind the cat in his foster home and takes most things in stride. If you are interested in adopting him, visit www.reddogfarm.com. n

Rex.

The Tweeds. Tweedle Dee (“Dee”) and Tweedle Dum (“Tweed”) just turned a year old! They have been patiently waiting for their forever homes for quite a while. These two have really become some great social bugs. Both are affectionate and loving. They are still typical kittens and love to play...they really like to play tag with each other. Dee loves to sit beside you and wait patiently for pets. Tweeds is a “talker” and loves to tell you about his day, and he is especially talkative when it is feeding time. If you are interested in adopting them, visit www.reddogfarm.com. n

My name is Rex. I am a 1 year old male short haired guinea pig. I enjoy playtime in my foster home but am longing for my new owner to come along and adopt me really soon! If you are looking for a sweet boy Rex is the one! He enjoys human contact and will make some hilarious noises during playtime.

If you are interested in adopting Rex, please fill out an application online at www.reddogfarm.com. n

Piper

Leroy & Potter are

is a very sweet pony that came to us through animal control. She had been put out in a pasture with two other horses and abandoned by their owner. Piper is doing great in her foster home and will make a fabulous companion animal. She is lame but our vet has performed a neurectomy (surgical removal of a segment of a nerve - used for relief of incurable lameness in a horse) on her right front foot to treat a bone spur on the heel of this foot. Piper has fully recovered from this procedure and had no complications. She happily walks around with her pasture mate and grazes, loves her treats and loves to be groomed by our volunteers. Piper is not sound and will need to go to a home for a companion animal or just a big pet.

litter mates that are 1-1/2 years old. Their owners had to surrender them when they realized the pigs were not “mini” pigs as advertised. Leroy and Potter are standard pot belly pig size that may grow up to 100 lbs. Our vet says they are very healthy and have been well cared for. Right now they are at an ideal weight. These two are social and great pets for someone able to care for them properly.

If you are interested in Piper please feel out an application online at www.reddogfarm.com. n

If you’re interested in Leroy and Potter, fill out an application online at www.reddogfarm.com. n

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Ziggy. Looking for a dog who likes tummy rubs? Ziggy is perfect for you! This 2-½ year old Beagle boy is about 25 pounds and just loves people. He seems fine with cats and prefers female canine companions. Juliet’s House Rescue

To see how lovable Ziggy really is, please contact Juliet’s House Rescue by email at rfjg2903@bellsouth.net. n

Meet Ginger, a Boston Terrier and Whippet (we think) mix. Cute as a button with the best smile, Ginger is a real sweetheart. She is 3-4 years old, 23 pounds and housebroken. She loves people (including kids) and dogs (ignores cats). Timid and unsure, Ginger needs someone to make her feel safe and secure. For more information, please visit www.BTRNC.org. n Boston Terrier Rescue of NC

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SPCA OF THE TRIAD 336.375.3222 / www.triadspca.org

Charlie

Stella Dora

is a 1 year old Tabby with striking markings in a deep shade of orange. He and his brother, Alpha, recently were surrendered to the SPCA of the Triad. Originally, the 2 brothers were found behind a restaurant in Raleigh. Unfortunately, the people could no longer keep Alpha and Charlie, because they were violating their apartment lease. So now these sweet fellows are looking for a new home that they hope will be their forever home. When Charlie first arrived at the SPCA, he was very scared and confused, but slowly he is beginning to trust again. Could you show Charlie that it is possible for him to find a forever home? A home where he can feel safe, loved and cared for. Visit the SPCA center and meet Charlie today!

is a beautiful gray tabby with a white chest and paws. She is approximately 1 year old. Stella was recently found as a stray by some very caring people. They immediately noticed that she was very pregnant and became concerned for Stella’s future. Stella’s rescuers could not keep her, so they contacted the SPCA for help. Stella immediately went into the home of a caring foster family. Days later, little Stella gave birth to 4 adorable kittens. Time has passed and all of Stella’s kittens have gone on to their new homes. Stella is now spayed, brought up-to-date on vaccinations, and microchipped. She is so loving and sweet. It’s hard to believe that so much love can fit into such a tiny creature.

Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information. n

Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information.

Rascal is a 19 week old tabby kitten

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Dee Dee

with a tiger-striped coat in shades of gray. Rascal’s mother, Lulu, was rescued in late March from a person that had way more cats than they could take care of. It wasn’t long before Lulu gave birth to Rascal and his 3 siblings. The little family has grown up in a loving foster home. The foster family has found a home for mother Lulu and 3 of the kittens. Now Rascal is looking for his forever home. Rascal has been neutered, microchipped and is up-to-date on age appropriate vaccines. He is a playful kitten and sometimes mischievous, living up to his name. He loved to play with his brother Sammy. No household is complete without a cuddly feline to help make it a home. Could Rascal be the purrfect feline for you?

is a 4 year old Terrier mix who showed up out of the blue one night at the SPCA of the Triad. Someone drove a stake in the SPCA lawn and chained Dee Dee to it. Can you imagine how scared and confused she must have been that night? The people that she trusted abandoned her and left her chained up in a strange place. A note was left, giving her name and age, but nothing more. Dee Dee is spayed and microchipped. She is already up-to-date on her vaccines. Despite everything that she has been through, Dee Dee is a happy girl. She likes everything except for cats, which she has absolutely no tolerance for. Could you be the home that Dee Dee has been waiting for?

Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information. n

Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information. n

Lady

is a 2 year old beautiful female Boxer mix who loves to go walking and trail hiking. She has really progressed recently with leashtraining, house-breaking, and commands with the help of one of our dedicated volunteers. She is a very eager learner. To succeed in her training, Lady needs a structured home with a routine. Her adoption requires a fenced-in yard for exercise and playtime. She has a very sweet temperament but can be selective in getting along with other dogs. It truly just depends on the dog. When she finds the right match she plays for hours on end! She would be best matched with a younger dog that doesn’t mind her rough manner of play, but is not a match with house cats. You can bring your other canines out to our adoption center for a play date to make sure it will be a good fit for all. Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information.

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Jethro

is a 3-year old Boxer/ Lab mix who recently came to us from another rescue that was closing. Now at his second rescue, Jethro would like nothing better than to find a family to call his very own. He is neutered, up-to-date on vaccines and microchipped. He is full of sweetness and tail wags. He is smart and would pick up training quickly. Jethro also likes to play. After he eats, he likes to flip his bowl over and play with it like it’s a hockey puck. Sweet, smart and playful, Jethro even does well with cats. He’s a bit of an escape artist, so a fenced back yard will not be a good idea for Jethro. Instead he will need regular walks for exercise. Jethro needs a second chance at the life he knows he really deserves. Call SPCA of the Triad at 375-3222 for more information. n

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Did someone say, “picnic”?

Contests

k i s s i n g b o ot h

vendors

games

food

pa r a d e o f re s c u e s

raffles

& mo re !

Come out and meet our available Pugs.

V e n d o rs Above the Rainbow Florist

Massage Therapy

Ashley Deaton with LuluRoe

Origami Owl Jewelry

Charlie’s Hats for Dogs

Scentsy Warmers

Green Labs Photography

Young Living Essential Oils

Hand Towels, Quilts & Baby Books

Younique (skin care and makeup)

K9 Nose Work Demo

Wizard’s Way book signing

Mary Kay

(Heather Holowach author)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

contact: cathleen@pugrescuenc.org or maria@pugrescuenc.org

Event Location:

275 Carefree Lane, Stokesdale, NC For More Info: cathleen@pugrescuenc.org Event Held Rain or Shine. www.triadhappytails.com October 2016

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RUFF LOVE RESCUE (Dogs) www.ruffloverescue.com or (Cats) felinefriendsnc@gmail.com

Grits

Dani

is a lovely southern girl who is looking for all the comforts of a home life. She is gentle and sweet and deserves a loving home. Grits is about 7 years old and 42 lbs. She likes other dogs and has shown little interest in cats. Adoption donation $200. All vetting is up-to-date. Microchipped and spayed, on flea/tick and heartworm preventative. Please visit us online at www.ruffloverescue.com/adopt to make this pup a member of your family. n

is a lively and happy 8-month old Basenji mix. She is incredibly bright, energetic, and full of unlimited potential. She enjoys playing with her foster fur sibling and going for walks/runs with her people. She is dog friendly and shows minimal attention to cats. She is crate, leash, and housetrained and is quickly mastering basic obedience. And oh my... Those ears! Adoption donation $250. All vetting is up-to-date. Microchipped and spayed. Also on flea/tick and heartworm preventative. Visit www.ruffloverescue.com/adopt to make this pup a member of your family. n

Chloe

Murphy

is one of our longest fosters and we cannot figure out why she hasn’t been adopted. This sweet girl was born sometime in early 2014 and gets along great with other cats. Chloe is not a fan of dogs.

is a sweet 8 year old 50 pound fuzzy dog mix. He loves attention and is eager to find his own family. He also is excited to be going to the groomer soon for some much needed spa time. We will update his glamour shots as soon as he is done but this guy is a diamond in the “ruff.” Adoption donation $200. All vetting is up-to-date. Microchipped and neutered. Also on flea/tick and heartworm preventative. Please visit us online at www.ruffloverescue.com/adopt to make this pup a member of your family. n

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Adoption fee is $75. Please email us at felinefriendsnc@gmail.com for an adoption application. n

Steffanie

(orange tabby) and Tux (black/white) are a sister/brother pair with lots of spunk and affection. Both get along with other cats and are in a foster home with a small dog with no problems. Steffanie and her brother Tux are estimated to have been born sometime in April 2016.

Tux

Adoption fee is $75 or $125 for two as kittens do much better in pairs. Please email felinefriendsnc@gmail.com for adoption application. n

Adoption fee is $75 or $125 for two as kittens do much better in pairs. Please email felinefriendsnc@gmail.com for adoption application. n

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(black/white) and Steffanie (orange tabby) are a sister/brother pair with lots of spunk and affection. Both get along with other cats and are in a foster home with a small dog with no problems. Steffanie and Tux are estimated to have been born sometime in April 2016.


Fella

is an 8 or 9 year old Golden mix with the enthusiasm of a much younger fella! Fella has been gaining weight at his foster home since arriving at just 51 pounds on his medium size frame. He’s blind in one eye and has severe cataracts in the other and it is expected he will be completely blind over the next year. He makes his way around remarkably well, especially after he learns his surroundings (which he does quickly). He has won over Triad Golden Retriever Rescue everyone he’s met with his charm and easygoing manner. He frequently entertains himself with his toys and prefers to be close to his peeps most of the time. Fella can’t do steps without some difficulty so he needs to be in a home where he could live on one floor and get outside and back in without too much difficulty. He loves to be outside in the sun! A fenced in yard with a deck would make him very happy. Fella needs to be taken to regular medical appointments to measure his eye pressure for glaucoma, which can become painful. He’s a happy dog who will keep you smiling to and from the vets office. For more information about adopting Fella, email adopt@tgrr.org. n

Rufus is seven years old and weighs 10 lbs. He is house-trained and gets along with the other fosters. He loves to snuggle under a blanket and he loves to play. He likes to growl if he feels that you are disturbing him but has never shown any aggression. He walks well on a leash and gets along with older children but does not like a lot of Chihuahua Rescue commotion. He just wants to be with you. He is a little shy when he first meets new people but if you are patient with him, he will warm up and not want to leave your side. He is neutered, current on shots and on heartworm preventative. www.chihuahua-rescue.org/chihuahuas-for-adoption/online-application/, to fill out an application for Rufus. n

Morgan came to GSRA from the Humane Society of Greenwood, SC. A sweet Southern gentleman, he was a stray that took forever to catch. Morgan seems to be a blank canvas with tons of potential. He’s already crate and house-trained, is working on his manners, and is trying so hard to learn everything all at once! Super smart, Morgan will require an owner with breed experience. German Shepherd Rescue & Adoptions

Visit www.gsdrescue.org for more information. n

John Wehe, DVM DOWNTOWN GREENSBORO ANIMAL HOSPITAL 120 W Smith Street in Greensboro P: 336-338-1840 | F: 336-617-5351 www.downtowngreensboroanimalhospital.com

OUR VETERINARY SERVICES INCLUDE: Preventative and Wellness Care • Medicine/Surgery • Dentistry Digital Radiology and Ultrasound • Hospitalization Exotic and Avian Care • Nutritional and Behavioral Counseling HOURS: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri 7:30am-5:30pm, Tues 2:00pm-7:30pm 1st & 3rd Saturdays each month 8:30am-12:00pm

York, 1 year old, came to us from a shelter where he had been surrendered by people who said they left him out in the rain, he went under a bush, and that’s how he was injured. But ER and DRT vets believe it’s a chemical burn. Doberman Rescue of the Triad We’re seeing that he gets laser treatments every other day to promote healing as well as strong antibiotics and cream. Despite all this, York is bright and eager with a happy-go-lucky personality and is a good-natured, typical puppy. He’s house-trained, walks well on leash, and is big and strong. All he needs is a loving, caring home where he can complete healing and be loved. Read more about York online at www.doberman-rescue.com. Make an appointment to meet him after your application has been approved. n

Xander. What a looker! Xander is a tuxedo with a perfectly placed blaze on his forehead and a black nose shaped like a tiny heart. He’s a purr-bucket and probably will be a lap-kitty! Born around 6-20-16. See other Sheets Pet Clinic kitties on Petfinder and Facebook! Adoption fee $75 for one cat, $125 for two. Fee includes spay/ neuter, microchipping, FeLV- and FIV-testing, current vaccinations (including FeLV for kittens), flea treatment & deworming. All adoptees receive an “exit exam” from one of our vets. Adopting from us is simple! Complete an application, answer a few follow-up questions, then when your app is approved, we set up a meet-greet. Write petadoptions@sheetspetclinic.com for app. Or find a printable app at www.sheetspetclinic.com under the Adoptions tab. BONUS! Adopt a Sheets Pet Clinic cat or kitten and get half-price vaccines plus discounted wellness exams for the life of your pet! n www.triadhappytails.com October 2016

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DAVIDSON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER 336.357.0805 / www.co.davidson.nc.us/animalshelter/

Tatiana

is a beautiful Russian Blue that was found as a stray. Since no one came looking for her, she is looking for a new place to call home. Tatiana tolerates the presence of the other cats in the cat room but really prefers the company of people. She has been spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped. Her adoption fee is $75 through the Davidson County Animal Shelter.

Please contact the Davidson County Animal Shelter for more information at 336-357-0805. n

Humphrey

Martini

is almost 2 years old and now she finds herself looking for a new home after her previous owner left her at the shelter. The shelter environment is very scary for her so she tends to find a hiding place in the cat room but after a few scratches, she lets her motor purr. Martini is a friendly girl that enjoys her back scratched and will give head bumps in return. Her adoption fee is $75 and includes her spay, vaccinations, and microchip. She is waiting to meet you at the Davidson County Animal Shelter. Please contact the Davidson County Animal Shelter for more information at 336-357-0805. n

Georgia

is another cat that has been waiting for someone to come take him home for too long. Just look at this beautiful boy with his crossed eyes. Humphrey weighs a little over 12 pounds; he’s not overweight, he’s just a big cat. When not sleeping in the cat tower, you can find him curled up with one of his best feline buddies in the cat room. Humphrey is neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. His adoption fee is only $50 through the Davidson County Animal Shelter.

is an extraordinary young girl that is busting at the seams with personality. If her silly ears don’t win you over, her goofy playfulness surely will. Georgia is a 1-year-old Lab and Shepherd mix that gets along well with other dogs. She enjoys taking walks although she is still mastering the fine art of the leash. Having already been spayed, vaccinated and microchipped, all Georgia needs now is for you to come take her home. Her adoption fee is $50 through the Davidson County Animal Shelter.

Please contact the Davidson County Animal Shelter for more information at 336-357-0805. n

Please call the Davidson County Animal Shelter for more information at 336-357-0805. n

Bruno

Brooke

is a very energetic boy who is ready to get a chance at the life he’s been dreaming of. Such a happy boy, Bruno’s enthusiasm for life has a way of spreading to everyone around him. At nearly 60 pounds, he is a big boy that is very strong. His previous owner did not take the time to teach him basic doggie manners such as how to walk on a leash or not to jump on people so he needs a family willing to help him blossom into the great dog that we know he can be. His adoption fee is $55 and includes his neuter, vaccinations, and microchip.

hasn’t known many people who have loved her as much as she loves them. Coming in as a scared and very skinny stray, life hasn’t been too kind to this sweet girl. A lick on your hand, a cock of her head – she doesn’t even know she’s being cute. All she is trying to say is, “Thank you. Thank you for showing me love.” Brooke is 2 years old and there’s no telling how long she was on the streets. She needs a home with older children and would prefer to be the only dog. Brooke is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped. Her adoption fee is $50 through the Davidson County Animal Shelter.

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Please call the Davidson County Animal Shelter for more information at 336-357-0805. n

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Karl Ravech or Bubba, would be better named Domino or Dalmatian because of his coloring. He is basically white with black patches and spots, a really handsome guy. Bubba is loving and enjoys attention. Almost two years old, he also likes playing with his doggy pals. The original Karl Ravech is a journalist and baseball host for ESPN. Our Karl doesn’t talk much; he would rather show his athletic Greyhound Friends of NC prowess as he races the field checking for tossed tennis balls. He will also make a terrific best friend and fellow couch potato. To find out about adopting Bubba, contact James at Greyhound Friends of NC at 336-643-0233. n

King’s Crossing Animal Hospital

Angel Fuller, DVM

Find us on Facebook for monthly specials www.facebook.com/KingsCrossingAnimalHospital

Hours: Mon.- Fri. 7:30-6:00 Saturday 7:30-12

7607 NC Hwy 68 N., Suite E, Oak Ridge 336-644-7606 www.kingscrossinganimalhospital.com

CELEBRATE

FCAP’s 20 years of Fix’n Feral Cats Join us for “Cats on Tap!”, Thursday, October 13, (6:00 pm) at Preyer Brewing Company.

F

eral cats, community cats, free roaming cats or stray cats -whatever moniker you choose -- they are often nearby. These cats exist because people do not spay/ neuter their cats and abandon them. All cats should be spayed and neutered by 4 months of age. Otherwise, cats naturally form colonies where a food source can be found. Without spaying/neutering they continue to over populate. Twenty years ago, the Feral Cat Assistance Program (FCAP) organized to practice and promote Trap Neuter Return (TNR), the ONLY HUMANE method of cat population control. Rounding up cats and killing them is not an effective nor humane process. Low cost mandatory sterilization, vaccination and public education emphasizing responsible pet ownership is the answer.

FCAP provides TNR services to cat colony caregivers regardless of residency or income. FCAP operates with private donations and is not funded by any government agency. With the help of dedicated volunteer veterinarians, FCAP hosts monthly sterilization and vaccination clinics for feral cats. Through the years FCAP has spayed/neutered/vaccinated over 15,000 cats, stabilizing healthy feral cat colonies. FCAP educates on how to trap, manage and control cat populations. Results? Healthy and vaccinated cat colonies that will not reproduce. This year, FCAP celebrates 20 years of promoting TNR! Join our celebrations and meet FCAP volunteers while attending “Cats On Tap”, Thursday, October 13th, starting at 6:00 pm at the Preyer Brewing Company. Enjoy great craft beers, food, raffles and a silent auction. All proceeds support monthly FCAP veterinary TNR clinics. www.triadhappytails.com October 2016

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• In-House Laboratory • Laser Surgery • Ultrasound • Video Endoscopy • Cardiology • Boarding/Grooming

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Quality and Compassionate Care 202 Pisgah Church Rd. for Pets and Their Families Greensboro, NC Michael H. Andress, DVM Audrey E. Curran, DVM

286-9500

Hours: Mondy-Friday 7:30-6, Saturday 8-12

www.GateCityVet.com

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Major

is a happy-golucky dog that loves all people! He loves to play with his toys, but also enjoys cuddling on the couch with whoever his favorite human of the day is. He is house-trained, crate-trained, and knows sit, down, sit stay, down stay, wait, shake and roll over. Major is still working Girl with 3 Dogs Photography on his leash manners, and attention skills. Those are Merit Pit Bull HARD. He’ll do just about anything for a treat though. He lives with a few other dogs, but so far has only been able to go on supervised walks with them, because he can sometimes be a little unsure about new dogs. Please email info@mpbf.org or visit mpbf.org to fill out an application for Major. n

Sid, (short for “Obsidian”) is a wonderful, 14-year-old black, neutered male Pug. He’s a sweetheart who loves to cuddle, but he also will sleep in a crate when needed. He loves kids and is fine with other dogs and even cats. We believe he is deaf but he can see just fine. He’s up-to-date on vaccines and on heartworm preventative. He is on medicines for arthritis, which especially affects his hindquarters. Sid is a sweetheart who deserves a great home. Sid is fostered in Durham, NC, fees are waived just asking for a small tax Pug Rescue of NC deductible donation to Pug Rescue to help other Pugs. Please put in your application at www.pugrescuenc.org, located under available Pugs n

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(licensed, bonded & insured)

Greensboro, NC 336-681-6019 allthingsdogsnc@gmail.com www.lauriemerritt.photography

Mason loves to play with everyone and every dog he meets and is enjoying his time at doggy daycare. Mason will love a family that can give him plenty of exercise, rub his belly, and one that is willing to reinforce basic training or he will try to run the house for you. Mason likes to explore outside and would like to learn how to hunt, but would also appreciate someone who will take him running and out to play fetch. He is a professional counter surfer, alarm system, and digger, so be prepared to work on training and Tarheel Weimrescue channeling energy appropriately so he can retire these behaviors. Mason is good with dogs and cats but is too high energy for young children, so kids 12+ are preferred. If you are interested in adopting Mason, please visit our website today to apply - www.tarheelweimrescue.org. n

Burlington Road Animal Hospital A Full Service Veterinary Hospital

providing medical and surgical services for your pets

We make house calls for your farm animals also! Eugene Upshaw, Jr. DVM 3407 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405 (336) 375-3939

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Spotlight on Triad Dog Fence

All Invisible Fences Are Not Created Equal

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fter 20+ years of installing underground dog fences, Dave Spain, owner of Triad Dog Fence, Inc. still gets a kick out of what he does—and why wouldn’t he? Dave and Alex Spain and their three four-legged family members He enjoys working with animals and their humans, for both you and your pet with DogWatch—like the Safelink FM and has the satisfaction of knowing that the fences he’s installed have technology, longest battery life, indoor solutions and training products, given peace of mind to thousands of dog owners while freeing dogs to backed by a motivated and knowledgeable company dedicated to the run and play in their own yards without being endangered. safety and wellbeing of your pet. It’s even in their logo, “It’s all about Dave’s business is founded on “good, old-fashioned common sense and customer service.” His business that began as a sole proprietorship your dog.” “This is the best money I’ve ever spent,” says one satisfied is now incorporated, includes his wife full-time and three sons partDogWatch® Hidden Fence customer. Read this and other time while they are in school, as well as two other employees. testimonials on Angieslist.com, Google.com or www.facebook.com/ When asked if humans are ever skeptical that his fencing will TriadDogWatch. Find detailed information about the fencing product contain their pet, he laughs and responds, “I hear constantly ‘It (the and other products offered by Triad Dog Fence, including no bark fence) won’t work—my dog would run right through that,’ or ‘My dog collars, dog/cat doors and remote trainers, at www.triaddogfence.com. is too dumb,’ ‘My dog is too tiny,’ ‘My dog is too big.’ ” There is often Or give Dave a call at 336-993-8900. a lot of skepticism about the efficacy of our product and service, but we guarantee it and there is a lifetime warranty on the equipment. It is not about the weight or the breed, its about the TRAINING, it is about being consistent and repetitive. A quality product followed up by excellent customer service cannot be beat. The customers are set up to succeed, as are the dogs, in our easy-to-follow training program. Follow-up training is free and just a phone call away. Every dog will learn it when the training is consistent and repetitive. It is very rewarding to not only be able to see these dogs come off leash, some for the first time ever, but also see the owner enjoy their dog more and have the confidence that their furry family member is safe to roam in their own yard. A common comment is that it doesn’t keep other dogs out. It is not designed to. Physical fences are. Approximately 80% of our business involves installing the DogWatch® Hidden Fence where there is already a physical fence. The reality is that out of all our customers, this has never been a problem. A loose dog can run up to you while Installed Outdoor System. you have your dog safely on a leash. A DogWatch® Hidden Fence Call for details. system can be used however you would like. Some people only have their dogs out when they are out with them, others for longer times, and still others leave their dogs out while they are at work all day. 100% success rate • User-friendly • Lifetime warranty Though some dogs are admittedly more challenging than others, No interference • Lightning-safe • Vet recommended Dave has never met one that he couldn’t train to stay within the Ask us about our dog & cat doors! boundaries of the fences he installs. “If we do the training and you as the customer do what I ask you to do, including calling me if you have Family owned & operated since 1988. any issues, I can keep anything in (including goats, pigs and cats, he Free estimates • Service all brands says from experience).” Dave recommends, “Do the research, all invisible fences are not 336.993.8900 | www.TriadDogFence.com created equal.” There are similar concepts but significant benefits

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ince 2011, arcBARKS Dog Treat Company has produced amazing all natural handmade dog treats called Peanut Butter Barkers and to the uninitiated that is all they do. But…for people in the know, arcBARKS is so much more. Understand, arcBARKS Dog Treat Company is not just some ordinary dog treat manufacturer, rather it is engaged in a much more substantial purpose. arcBARKS is actually a job training program founded by The Arc of Greensboro for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was created in response to an increasing need for post high school options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its goal is to create a self-funding program that provides vocational training in the real world setting of a functioning dog treat bakery. arcBARKS has come a long way since it was founded nearly five years ago. Originally it was known as Horizon Doggie Treat Company when it was founded in the spring of 2011 with a grant from the Bryan Foundation. Initially, the program was located in a church basement and only operated three days a week with six trainees enrolled. In January of 2012, the program moved to its current location at 2823-C Spring Garden Street, Greensboro and expanded to a five day a week program with nearly 20 trainees enrolled in the program. This rapid growth was thanks to the strong support of the community, growing interest in the program, and the hard work of parents, volunteers, and the staff of the Arc of Greensboro. With the donations of a commercial double convection oven and an industrial mixer, dog treat production increased

…so much more than a dog treat manufacturer, it’s a place where people come to learn vocational and life skills. But, equally important, is the camaraderie, respect, and social interaction they find at the bakery. dramatically. About this time, one of the trainees came up with the name arcBARKS, and the rest was history! In the fall of 2012, The Fresh Market launched the sale of arcBARKS in several of their local stores. This increased visibility led to the eventual launch of arcBARKS in Lowes Food stores across the state in the late spring of 2013. Despite these early successes, arcBARKS continues to partner with different organizations in the community and develop new products. Last year, a joint venture with Natty Greene’s Brewery led to the creation of “Brew Barkers” – treats that contain some of the spent grains from the brewing process. arcBARKS obtained all necessary state certifications and began selling these treats in conjunction with Natty Greene’s in the fall of 2015. This fall arcBARKS is planning to introduce a new pumpkin treat that is sure to be a big hit! arcBARKS success in business over the last several years has been remarkable, but even more remarkable is the development of the job training program component of the operation. The program has expanded thanks to the help of devoted parents and volunteers, community businesses, local universities, and the support of arcBARKS enthusiastic customers. All of their consistent support

Each trainee or “chef ” as they are known at arcBARKS works together in harmony, giving each other encouragement and help when needed to complete their job duties.

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and hard work has helped refine the program into the model for success that it is today. In order to understand how exceptional this achievement is, one only has to observe an average day at arcBARKS storefront on Spring Garden Street in Greensboro. It’s Wednesday morning on a hot summer day when arcBARKS trainees start arriving, eager and ready to get to work making dog treats. By the time all of the trainees are at arcBARKS the atmosphere is lively and energetic. Everyone is ready to start the day and knows exactly what they will be working on thanks to the unique visual schedules placed at each person’s station. Each trainee or “chef ” as they are known at arcBARKS works together in harmony, giving each other encouragement and help when needed to complete their job duties. This morning one of arcBARKS newest chefs, Seth is in charge of making their Peanut Butter Barker dough recipe. Seth expertly follows the visual instructions posted by the mixer, adding fresh ground peanut butter, oil, and water to make a creamy colored paste. Once mixed to the appropriate consistency he adds in the dry ingredients; flour and rolled oats, and mixes them until the dough is formed and ready to be distributed. Once Seth has made the dough, each of the chefs: Timothy Jr., Jordan, John, Danny, and Addie come forward to get fresh dough. They each use arcBARKS newest tool, a hand crank dough sheeter that transforms a portion of dough into the perfect thickness and shape for cutting dog treats.

Today while the other chefs are making dog treats, two other chefs, Zeb and Erin, are engaged in an equally important task, weighing out and packaging the finished product. They are weighing out seven-ounce portions of the dog treats on digital scales and then packaging them into sealable bags. That afternoon Danny, Jordan, and John demonstrate together how they assemble cardboard cartons and place the weighed bags of treats in them for an order. By the end of the afternoon, the chefs have boxed dozens of treats for delivery to Bestway Grocery, Cobb Animal Clinic, Lowes Foods, The Fresh Market and many other local businesses. In fact, they have done so much work that boxes are stacked high into pyramids at their workstations. By observing just a few hours of their day you can see how much they learn from the staff, but more importantly each other. arcBARKS is a place where adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities come to learn vocational and life skills, but equally important is the camaraderie, respect, and social interaction they find at the bakery. As the day winds down and chefs begin to leave, one only has to look at their smiling faces and the pride they have as they walk out the door to know that this is an exceptional place indeed. For more information stop by our bakery at 2823-C Spring Garden St. GSO, call 336-285-9067 or go online for our many distribution locations at: https://arcbarks.com.

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Stop by our Bakery: 2823-C Spring Garden Street, Greensboro 27403, NC, Call: 336-285-9067 Bakery Hrs. Mon.-Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sat. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Available at The Fresh Market, Lowes Foods plus many other locations: For a full list of where you can find our treats, go online:

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Animal Adoption & Rescue Foundation (AARF, WS) Adoption Fairs - Saturdays (dogs & cats) from 12-4pm; Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays (cats only) from 12-6pm at 311 Harvey St., WinstonSalem. Also visit us online at www.aarfanimals.org.

Animal Rescue & Foster Program (ARFP, GSO) Next Step Adoption Center, 711 Milner Dr., Greensboro. Open Saturdays 11am-3pm, Sundays 1-4pm, Wednesdays 5-8pm. Call 574-9600 for info or visit us online at www.arfpnc.com. Pet Therapy w/ARFP. Take your pet for a visit to meet residents in area facilities. Contact Happy at sephappy@triad.rr.com for details. Sunday, October 2, 3:30pm - Blessing of the Animals, St. Francis Episcopal Church, 3506 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro. Monday, October 3 at 6:30pm - Pet Support Group, at ARFP Next Step Adoption Center, 711 Milner Rd, Greensboro.

Saturday, November 12 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Country Park, Greensboro (Shelter #1) www.relayforlife.org/barkgsonc Like us on Facebook at: Bark for Life of Greensboro Pre-registration fee is $20 per dog (day-of registration fee is $25 per dog) which includes an event t-shirt for you and a bandana for your dog. Pre-registration is required to guarantee receipt of t-shirt and bandana. 50

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Saturday, October 22 - Triad Golden Retriever Rescue Adoption Fair 12-3

Bingo Pet Hospice See ad on page 35.

The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs & their owners to raise funds & awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, so bring your best canine friend & join us for a fun-filled day starting with a walk, then continuing with demonstrations, contests, & games.

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Saturday, October 8, 8am-12pm - Yard Sale Fundraiser, 3309 Stable Ct, Greensboro. Wednesday, October 26, 6:30pm - How to Recognize Pain in Your Pet, Dr. Jessica Taylor, at All Pets Considered Community Room, 2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro.

Blessing of the Animals Sunday, October 2 at 4pm - Blessing of the Animals at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, 5959 Hickory Grove Rd, Greensboro. Vendors, activities, music, service & blessing! Free & open to all.

Burlington Animal Services 221 Stone Quarry Rd, Haw River, NC. Phone: 336-578-0343. Saturday, October 20-Tuesday, November 8 - Adoption Special, all dogs and cats $20. Fee includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, heartworm or Felv/ FIV testing and 30 days free Trupanion Pet Insurance.

Central Spay, Neuter & Wellness Clinic Low cost, high quality spay/neuter surgeries for domestic & feral cats, & dogs. Clinic is located at 2780 W. Mountain St., Kernersville. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 7:30-5pm, by appointment only, except no appointment necessary every 2nd & 4th Thursday, closed Fridays. Please visit www.centralspay.com for information.

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Forsyth County Animal Control 5570 Sturmer Park Cir, Winston-Salem. Phone: 336-703-3647. Saturday, October 1, 3pm - New Volunteer Orientation Sundays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 - 1-4pm - Furever Friends Adoption Fairs Sunday, October 9 & 23 - Hiking Hounds at 1pm

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Humane Society of Alamance County (HSAC) Saturday, October 1, 10-11am - HSAC Volunteer Orientation at PetSmart, Burlington, 1459 University Dr, Burlington. Saturday, October 1, 11am – 1pm - PetSmart Adoption Fair at PetSmart, Burlington, 1459 University Dr, Burlington. Come out and meet your next best friend! Adoptable dogs and cats will be available for meet and greets! Saturday, November 5 - 18th Annual Woofstock at Burlington City Park Amphitheatre from 11am-5pm. For more information please visit www.hsaconline.org/woofstock.html.

Humane Society of Davidson County (HSDC) The Spay & Neuter Commuter runs every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Low cost spay/neuter provided by board certified veterinarian at Planned Pethood in GSO, by appointment only. Pets are picked up in Davidson County and returned the following day. Please visit us online at www.thespayandneutercommuter.com or call 336-237-0131.

Humane Society of Davie County Tuesday, November 15 - Join us for Paws in the Park at the Tanglewood Festival of Lights to benefit Humane Society of Davie County. Seeking businesses to sponsor this event. Email hsdcmarketing@gmail.com.

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Humane Society of the Piedmont

Ruff Love Rescue See ad on page 33.

Planned Pethood Spay & Neuter Clinic - Offering financial assistance to qualified Guilford County applicants. Located at 4527 West Wendover Ave, Greensboro. Services available Monday-Friday by appointment only. Please call 299-3999 for details.

Sunday, October 9, 1-5pm, DogFest, Level Cross Community Center, 112 Branson Mill Rd., Randleman. A celebration of all things dog! Adoptable dogs, vendors, training demos, kid’s activities, face painting, $5 nail trims, $25 microchips from Blue Flint Animal Hospital, pet photos, 50/50 raffle, t-shirts and food available for sale. Well behaved, leashed dogs welcome. $5 admission; kids under 12 free.

Juliet’s House Rescue Adoption Fair (both dogs and cats) every Saturday from 1-4pm at Petsmart on Bridford Pkwy. Dog Adoption Fairs every Saturday at Petsmart on Lawndale Ave, Greensboro from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Saturday, October 29, 11am-2pm, Howl-O-Ween Party & Adoption Fair at Natural Dog, 3708 Lawndale Ave, Greensboro. Treats for kids in costume and your best dressed Halloween pets. Feline Friends of Ruff Love Rescue will be there too so bring your best dressed cat too!

Cat Adoption Fairs at Petsmart on Lawndale from 11:30am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm-4pm.

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Loving Pet Inn Adoptions Saturday, October 1 - Cat Adoption Fair at Petco, Kernersville 1-4 pm Saturday, October 22 - Dog Adoption Fair at Petco, Kernersville 12-3 Saturday, October 1 - Donation based Yoga Class- all levels from 1-1:45 and gentle from 2-2:45 at The Club at Green Valley, 1909 Lendew St Greensboro.

Nanhall See ad on page 11. Saturday, October 8 - 10am-4pm - Pet CPR & First Aid Class at Nanhall Boarding and Grooming, 123 Manley Ave, Greensboro. Perfect for pet owners and pet care professionals! Includes lecture, demonstration and hands-on skill practice. Please call 336-852-9867 to sign up now!

Northwood Animal Hospital See ad on page 17. Saturday, October 9, noon-4pm - Spooktacular at Northwood Animal Hospital, 507 Eastchester Dr in High Point. Contests, food, music, bounce house, local vendors, giveaways, silent auction and dog park will be open to all. $5/person or get in free with pet food/supply donation. Call 336-887-2606 for more information.

Pet Blessing Service Sunday, October 2 - 4th Annual Pet Blesing Service in Washington Park in Winston-Salem.

Pet Life and Loss Support Group of the Piedmont See ads on pages 7 & 29.

Join Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice on the first and third Tuesdays of every month (October 4 & 18) at 6:30pm at Family Pet Cremation Center, 1039 E Lindsay St, Greensboro. No cost to attend. Go to: www.meetup.com/Pet-Life-Loss-Support-Group-of-the-Piedmont or call Ron Grillo at 336-686-6806 for more information.

Second and fourth Saturdays of every month - Cat adoption event at 809 Chimney Rock Ct, Greensboro, from 1-4pm. Meet many cats/ kittens in a quiet, relaxed environment. Write petadoptions@sheetspetclinic.com for more details. Visit our Petfinder page at awos.petfinder. com/shelters/NC661.html to view adoptable cats/kittens. Get sneak previews of adoptables on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/ SheetsPetClinic/?ref=hl

SPCA of the Triad Saturdays - Pet Adoption Fair - 12:30-4:30pm at PetSmart, 2641 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro Saturdays - Pet Adoption Fair - 1-4pm at Pet Supermarket, 3316 Battleground Ave, Greensboro Sundays - Pet Adoption Fair - 1-4pm at Petco, 4217 W. Wendover Ave Ste G, Greensboro Saturday, October 1, Rabies Clinic from 11-2pm at All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro Sunday, October 2, Adopt-a-Palooza hosted by All Pets Considered. Event will be held in downtown Greensboro at LeBauer Park located at 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro Sunday, October 2, Blessing of the Animals- 4pm at Hickory Grove UMC, 5959 Hickory Grove Rd, Greensboro. Free & open to all. Vendors, activities, music, service & blessing! Check out our great pumpkin patch too! Tuesday, October 11, 4pm-until “Dining For Dogs” at Café Pasta, 305 State St, Greensboro- Food & drink specials, Live Band, Raffle, Vendors. Saturday, October 15, 11am-3pm “Caturday” All Cat Adoption Fair at All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, Greensboro.

Pugs & Pals Picnic See ads on page 41.

Stepping Stones Canine Rescue

Saturday, October 15, 10am-4pm - Pugs & Pals Picnic at Camp Carefree, 275 Carefree Ln, Stokesdale. $5/person. Food will be served 11:30am-3pm. Contests, kissing booth, games, vendors, parade of rescues and more! Rain or Shine!

Saturday, October 1 - Adoption Fair and Pet Supplies Drive at Foothills Brewing Tasting Room, 3800 Kimwell Dr, WS from 11am-2pm. Saturday, October 8 - Adoption Fair at Pet Supermarket, 11am-2pm at Thruway Shopping Center, 412 S. Stratford Rd, WS.

Red Dog Farm Animal Rescue Network (RDF)

Saturday, October 15 - Winston-Salem PRIDE Adoption Fair and Parade, Downtown Winston-Salem.

Saturday, October 1 (11am - 2pm) - Barktoberfest at Heritage Greens - Join Red Dog Farm at Heritage Greens! Bring your family and furry friends out for an afternoon of fun and games, with live music from The Radials, food inspired by Oktoberfest, prizes and beer by Pig Pounder. All proceeds benefit Red Dog Farm. A recommended $10 donation will be welcomed at the door! Kids eat free. Heritage Greens is located at 801 Meadowood Street in Greensboro.

Saturday, October 15 - Adoption Fair at All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, in Greensboro from 11am-3pm.

Rockingham County Animal Shelter (RCAS)

Triad Independent Cat Rescue

250 Cherokee Camp Rd in Reidsville. Phone: 336-394-0075. Community Spay/Neuter Clinic-Rockingham County Animal Shelter. Dogs-$75, cats-$65, by appointment only, call for date. Please call 336-394-0075 for details.

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Saturday, October 22 - Adoption Fair at Pet Supermarket, 11am-2pm at Thruway Shopping Center, 412 S. Stratford Rd, WS.

Tailless Cat Rescue

Saturdays - Adoption Fairs at Petsmart, Lawndale Dr 11am-2pm. Saturday, September 17 - Adoption Fair at All Pets Considered, 2614 Battleground Ave, in Greensboro from 11am-3pm.

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Offering personalized, gentle care for all your dental needs. • Cleanings & general checkups • Cosmetic dentistry - bonding & bleaching • Dental implants • Oral surgery • Crowns, bridges, root canals • Non-surgical periodontics • Nitrous oxide gas • Sealants • Complete, Comprehensive Care Facility

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Philip E. Taylor, DDS, PA office hours: Tuesday—Friday, 8 am-3:30 pm

336.373.9988 • nc2thdoc@aol.com 911 Cherry Street (near Wendover & Church Streets in Greensboro) Dental Insurance Accepted

Plus we also accept:

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