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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PET OF THE WEEK: BRADDOCK

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Animal/Breed: Dog/ Boxer Age & Gender: 17 months/ Male Favorite Food: Taste of the wild bison Favorite Person: Little brother, Everett Best Trick: Go to bed Turn Ons: Sticks, other dogs, and treats Turn Offs: Vacuum, exercise ball, and balloons Favorite Toy: Frisbee Last Seen: Staring into the fire What makes your pet so special: […]

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PET OF THE MONTH: DUTCHESS

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Animal/Breed: Cat/Oriental Age & Gender: Female, 5 years old Favorite Food: Pringles Favorite Person: Anna “sister” Best Trick: Laser-flip Turn Ons: Feathers Turn Offs: Other cats Favorite Toy: Laser Last Seen: Sleeping in my room What makes your pet so special: She is a love bug. Submitted by Anna Yancey Reprinted from EAST COBBER’s March […]

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PET OF THE WEEK: FRECKLES

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Freckles’ breed is recused (from the Atlanta Animal Shelter), but we have no reason to believe that he is mainly the red heeler variety of Australian Cattle Dog. Freckles was called Wallaby when we rescued him about 8 years ago, and he had heartworm. But, when we arrived home and he cuddled to my wife, […]

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