Thursday, October 18, 2018
Pets

Find A Friend: Rupert the schnauzer mix

Rupert. Such a perfect name for a guy that always looks like he needs a shave (or that likes pina coladas and getting caught in the rain.) Actually, Rupert enjoyed a very caring home until his owner unexpectedly passed away. He’s now forced to find a new routine but is destined to make someone very lucky. Rupert is a 5-year-old, 35-pound, housebroken dog and kid friendly treasure. Meet this schnauzer-mix in person on Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Tampa Petsmart, 1540 N Dale Mabry. Rupert and friends all come spayed/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and more from DogmaRescue.org. Find the group on Facebook @DogmaRescue.

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Find A Friend: Panhandle Pablo The Shepherd Mix

New Life Dog Rescue will make Pablo and other adoptables available on Oct. 27.
Published: 10/17/18
Realignment at Big Bend intersection promises safer traffic flow after construction headaches

Realignment at Big Bend intersection promises safer traffic flow after construction headaches

GIBSONTON – A new north-south road is coming to relieve traffic along U.S. 301, but making way for it promises some short-term traffic headaches for a South Shore region already stymied by congestion.The new road would run more than four miles...
Published: 10/16/18
Updated: 10/17/18
Find A Friend: Pixie Stik the Modeling Mutt

Find A Friend: Pixie Stik the Modeling Mutt

Pixie looks to benefit from the BarkAid event at Valrico's Salon Roxy on Saturday.
Published: 10/10/18
Ernest Hooper: Tampa Bay Food Fight brings chefs, foodies together for good cause

Ernest Hooper: Tampa Bay Food Fight brings chefs, foodies together for good cause

The participants will fight for bragging rights, and the chance to help aspiring culinary artists.
Published: 10/10/18
Medical marijuana treatments extend to pets

Medical marijuana treatments extend to pets

Tampa Bay entrepreneur Angela Ardolino has developed a product she believes can aid pets with a number of ailments.
Published: 10/10/18
Find A Friend: Sage the Kitten and Beau the Dog

Find A Friend: Sage the Kitten and Beau the Dog

Meet these adoptable pets on Saturday at the Pet Supplies Plus in Valrico
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/09/18
Find a Friend: Copper, the Chinese Shar Pei-mix

Find a Friend: Copper, the Chinese Shar Pei-mix

Wait, what? It’s really October? Time for pumpkin-spiced everything and National Adopt-a-Dog Month. It's apropos for the chestnut pup named Copper, a 2-year old Chinese Shar Pei-mix of pure joy and merriment. Copper holds no malice for the fol...
Published: 10/03/18
Column: Racing ban not choice of greyhound adoption agencies

Column: Racing ban not choice of greyhound adoption agencies

I’ve grown accustomed to the questions and comments I get whenever I’m out in public with my greyhound, Spunky. Whether I’m walking him in our neighborhood or he’s with us at a local brewery, people ask the same questions....
Updated one month ago
Find a Friend: Zack the orange tabby

Find a Friend: Zack the orange tabby

Zack was living on the edge. He was whisked away from danger hanging around Big Cat Rescue and placed into a celebrity foster house (web cats Cole and Marmalade and their human servants!). Zack longs to be a real tiger for Halloween but will settle f...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Kaya the Shiba Inu

Find A Friend: Kaya the Shiba Inu

Angels flew in to rescue Kaya— the human kind— and just in time. Kaya’s vanishing fur mirrored her diminishing health and hope. But that white coat’s come back with angelic purity, a salute to rescuers. Kaya is a senior Sh...
Updated one month ago