PETS OF THE WEEK: BOOMER & CAESAR

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Names: Boomer (dog) & Caesar (cat) Breed: Bulldog/Tabby Age: 8 Male (dog)/1 Male (cat) Favorite Food: They both LOVE chicken! Favorite Person: Sami Best Trick: Both great at sleeping! Turn-ons: Both love to cuddle Turn-offs: Both hate loud noises Favorite Toy: Boomer- rope toy/ Caesar – toy mouse Last Seen: Sleeping What Makes Them Special: They are part […]

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FUREVER FEST TO BE HELD MAY 14

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Cobb County Animal Control (CCAC) will be hosting its semi-annual FURever Fest under the big tents on Saturday, May 14 from 10am to 4pm at the animal shelter. This fun, free, family event will feature vendors with animal-related businesses, services, and organizations that provide education and information on responsible pet ownership and well as having […]

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PET OF THE MONTH: MOLLY

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Animal/Breed: Dog/American Dingo Age & Gender: Female, 2 years old Favorite Food: Whip cream Favorite Person: Loves her family Best Trick: Sliding down slide Turn Ons: Tug of war Turn Offs: Balloons Favorite Toy: Squeaking duck Last Seen: Chasing chipmunks What makes your pet so special: She is so sweet! Submitted by the Weithauer family […]

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MOSTLY MUTTS ANIMAL RESCUE OPENS NEW SHELTER

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The official ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Mostly Mutts shelter was held on Tuesday, April 12. Around 100 people came to celebrate the opening of Mostly Mutts’ new 8100-square foot building at 3238 Cherokee Street in Kennesaw. Guests included Mostly Mutts’ board members, donors, adopters, foster families and volunteers, along with supporters from the […]

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GOOD MEWS ANIMAL FOUNDATION SPRING FLEA MARKET

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Good Mews Animal Foundation, Georgia’s oldest non-profit, no-kill cat shelter, is holding its annual Spring Flea Market starting Saturday, April 9, and continuing weekends through Sunday, May 15. The 10,000-square-foot market is located at 2562 Cobb Parkway in Smyrna just north of Cumberland Mall in the PetSmart/TJ Maxx shopping center. Items offered include furniture, electronics, […]

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APRIL IS HEARTWORM AWARENESS MONTH!

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Get ready…it is almost time for mosquitoes, a major host for heartworms in dogs. Heartworms are long (up to a foot) that live in the heart, lungs and blood vessels of affected pets, and cause severe lung disease, heart failure and organ damage. For heartworm positive dogs in a municipal facility, heartworms are often a […]

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PET OF THE MONTH: LEXI

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Animal/Breed: Dog/Mixed Age & Gender: Female, 6 years old Favorite Food: Marrow bones Favorite Person: She’s a daddy’s girl Best Trick: Hoop jumping Turn Ons: Running at the river Turn Offs: Having to sit still Favorite Toy: A hula hoop Last Seen: Visiting seniors at a nursing home What makes your pet so special: She’s […]

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PET ETIQUETTE FOR PEOPLE

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To be a good neighbor, follow these golden rules of dog walking. Teach your dog basic commands, such as sit, stay, heel, leave it, and come. Most people don’t take kindly to a jumping dog. To keep your canine under control, always keep your dog on a 4 to 6 foot leash when walking through […]

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SPECIAL PET ADOPTIONS RATES THIS WEEK

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Since Thursday, all pit bulls and pit-bull mixes will be available for adoption for a reduced rate of $60 at Cobb County’s animal shelter. Adoptions include vaccines for rabies, deworming, spay/neuter and heartworm check, as well as micro-chipping. Cobb County Animal Control was established in 1971. As part of Cobb’s Department of Public Safety, all […]

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