Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Pets

Find a Friend: Jill the terrier

You know the original story, but this time you can change it to a happy ending. Jack and Jill went up the hill looking for food and water. Jack brought Jill back down — on firm healing ground — so her photo could appear first in the Times. These bonded strays were rescued near a Plant City animal hospital. Foster parents now describe them as playful, social and grateful. Jill is snuggly, sweet and swipes toys Jack retrieves from the pool. The terrier pair is fully spayed/neutered, vaccinated and health-checked and ready for a home (alone or together). Contact Second Chance Friends at saveaboxer.org.

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Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 19

PET OF THE WEEKherpetoftheweek011918Ace had a rough start to life. Heís on a mission to find a patient, committed home willing to help him adjust to a happy life. The shepherd mix is 8 month sold, has one blue eye and a brindle coat. He has been neut...
Published: 01/16/18
American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

American Kennel Club adds 2 breeds to roster

NEW YORK ó A spirited Dutch duck-luring dog and a friendly French rabbit hound are now running with the American Kennel Clubís pack. The club announced Wednesday that itís recognizing the Nederlandse kooikerhondje and the grand basset griffon Vendeen...
Published: 01/10/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 12

Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 12

Humane Society of the Nature CoastLilith is a sassy 7-year-old who can sometimes play hard to get. She is easily swayed by treats, and loves a warm lap and fuzzy mice. Lilith is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Lilith or ...
Published: 01/08/18
Updated: 01/09/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 5

Hernando Pet of the Week for Jan. 5

Humane Society of the Nature CoastCasper is a white, 11-month-old boxer mix. He has been neutered, microchipped and is current on his vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Casper or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature...
Published: 01/02/18
Updated: 01/04/18
Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 29

Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 29

Hernando County Animal ServicesTucker is a 66-pound, 5-year-old black flat-coated retriever. He was found as a stray in the reserve behind the Sterling Hills community in Spring Hill. Tucker is participating in the Heel to Heal program at Hernando Co...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Toby, the Tiger Tabby

Find A Friend: Toby, the Tiger Tabby

Celebrate the new year with the cat in a hat! Others may have retired their Santa caps for the season, but Toby likes to take his time. The shy but playful 1-year-old lost his original family in an eviction, and shelter stress nearly did the tiger Ta...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Rachel, the Cat

Find A Friend: Rachel, the Cat

St. Francis Animal Rescue presents Rachel, a calendar girl for the groupís "12 Cats of Christmas" special. Sweet Rachelís been waiting patiently in foster care for a year and a half ó18 months. She was taken in as an itty-bitty pint when her birth mo...
Updated one month ago
Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 22

Hernando Pet of the Week for Dec. 22

Humane Society of the Nature CoastBubba is a 12-year-old chorkie (yorkie-chihuahua mix) hoping to have a new home for Christmas. He loves snuggling and playing hide and seek with his best friend, Princess, a 12-year-old chorkie who was dropped off wi...
Updated one month ago
Find A Friend: Sergeant Pepper, the boxer mix

Find A Friend: Sergeant Pepper, the boxer mix

Sergeant Pepper is a card-carrying member of Tampaís Lonely Hearts Club. Heís a stray from Ybor City, a hopeful hipster ready to join your family band with a little help from his Second Chance Friends. Sergeant Pepper is a year and half old Boxer mix...
Updated one month ago