Category - Pets

Adopt, Don’t Shop — Brownie

From our friends at Alaqua Animal Refuge in Freeport:   Brownie is a two-year-old Chihuahua. He would love to sit in your lap and give kisses all day.   Brownie was part of the recent rescue from Liberty County and is ready for a family to call his own. He’s a sweet boy who is looking for...

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Pet of the Issue — Lili

Stacie and Mark Hoard write:   Lili is a Red Boston Terrier who turned two this month. We adopted her from a family in Andalusia, Alabama, who had both the mother and father as their pets.   Lili came from a litter of eight puppies—five girls and three boys. We picked her up in Andalusia...

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Pet of the Issue — Ocho

Kristin Collins writes: Ocho is an English Bulldog who will turn three in April. She was born in Kentucky but has been a Florida girl since she was six months old.   Her name means “eight” in Spanish—she got that because she’s the eighth member of our family. Her humans include myself, my...

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Adopt, Don’t Shop — Olive

Michelle from The Rescued Rescuers writes: Eight-year-old Olive came to The Rescued Rescuers from one of the local shelters because she was in need of more help than they were able to give. She has an intermediary grade malignancy (breast cancer) and has undergone her first surgery to remove the...

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Pet of the Issue – Hubert

“Hubert” Hotdog Humphrey, a 16-year-old senior dachshund from Santa Rosa Beach, writes: “I’m loyal, courageous, independent and very intelligent. I enjoy travel, smelling flowers, squirrel patrol, riding in my stroller, and wearing bowties. I ring a service bell for treats—my favorites are yogurt...

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Pet of the Issue – Oliver

Gretchen Peters writes: “Oliver was born August 28, 2019, in Arab, Alabama, and now lives in Nashville and Seagrove Beach. He’s a Labrador retriever and is currently learning to sit, stay and be a good boy. He loves all people and dogs, but is not too sure about cats. He likes to eat leaves and...

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Adopt, Don’t Shop – Nora

Lydia Johnson from Alaqua Animal Refuge in Freeport writes: “Those adorable elf ears belong to Nora, one of the 151 dogs that were rescued out of a backyard in Holmes County. She is about a four-year-old medium-sized mixed breed pup. She had been in foster with Dog Harmony since August, learning...

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Pet of the Issue: Charlie

Chris Lesak writes: “This is Charlie, an 11-year-old standard poodle full of love. She’s adored by the family, especially the grandchildren.”   Chris and wife Gerri are Charlie’s third dog parents. Charlie was rescued from Enterprise, Alabama, at the age of 5. “All he wants to do is be loved...

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Adopt, Don’t Shop: Tigger

Lorraine Whetsone from PAWS in Fort Walton Beach writes: “Meet Tigger. This handsome Treeing Walker Coonhound mix has been at the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society since March. He needs to be home for Christmas. His previous owners had a baby and said they didn’t have time for him anymore...

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