February 5, 2010
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Once a month, the Humane Society of Central Arizona will present a photos-only
The Lonely Hearts Club — This group of animals are those who have been with us for longer than six months. You will see by their bios that their long stays really are no fault of their own. They are all good guys who were brought into this life by irresponsible pet owners who offered little or no stability, let alone training and tender loving care. We have given all these to them in large doses, and they have grown into beautiful animals.
When I was a puppy, I entertained you with my antics and made you laugh. You called me your child, and despite a number of chewed shoes and a couple of murdered throw pillows, I became your best friend. Whenever I was “bad,” you’d shake your finger at me and ask “How could you?” — but then you’d relent and roll me over for a belly rub.
Dreams, hopes and visions — these are the topics of this week’s article.
It’s official. It’s getting hot. Just today we got a call from a woman who had seen a dog locked in the car at Walmart, who was obviously struggling because of the heat.
We recognize the importance of our customers’ time, and with that in mind, we offer the following explanation of our shelter hours.