Tag Archives: Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: Toby!

After more than a decade without a dog, I was finally ready to find a new companion. The adoption process can be fraught, but I was too jealous of all my neighbors and coworkers to let that stand in my way. With a small house and a long workday, I needed a pup to match […]

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Pet of the Week: Benny the Rescue

I first saw a picture of Benny–then called Mendell–on the Southeast Corgi Rescue FaceBook page in 2015. I felt an immediate connection with the sweet face staring back at me, but it was too soon. Just a few weeks earlier, I had said goodbye to my longtime corgi companion, Melvin. Mendell was clearly a senior dog […]

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Pet of the Week: Oliver

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Simon and I have a dog named Oliver, who we think is a corgi/chihuahua mix. He is around 11 years old and weighs 18 pounds. I adopted Oliver from an animal shelter in my hometown in North Carolina in July of 2011 when he was 4 years old. Oliver and I became bonded quickly, and he has […]

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Pet of the Week: Fiona

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I adopted Fiona from the Fulton County animal shelter in 2010, when she was just a little baby. I chose her because when I walked past her cage, Fiona was climbing on her cage mate and biting his ears. I figured a feisty cat is the best kind of cat. Even though she was tri-colored, […]

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Pet of the Week: Riley

Kevin Moran and his wife adopted Riley from the local Best Friends Animal Shelter in the fall of 2017. Riley had a rough start in life. He was rescued in 2016 from an abusive hoarding situation by Troup County Animal Control. He was about 4 years old when he was rescued, after having been chained […]

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Pet of the week: Mina

Gretchen Warner (graphics designer, CCR) adopted Mina in January 2018, after coming across her profile on PetFinder, wearing a red sweater in her photo. The profile read, “proud mother of 4 beautiful babies” and that she was “dropped off at the shelter in a laundry basket” with her babies. She had a calcium deficiency and […]

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Pet(s) of the week: Buddy, DD, Stormy, Scarlett, Blackie, Spencer, Josie, and Gracie

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Susan Greene (project manager, PMO) and her partner Linda have eight pets: two horses, three dogs, and three cats: Buddy, DD, Stormy, Scarlett, Blackie, Spencer, Josie, and Gracie! Buddy is a Tennessee Walking horse that they rescued from a bad situation back in 2011. The vet thinks he looks to be around 25 years old. He […]

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