Pets & Animals
Canines to the rescue: Farm dogs help save part of goat herd from fire
January 13th, 2017
Dogs, for the most part, are extremely protective animals. It’s an instinct innate to their condition, a trait instilled by nature and relied upon in the most crucial life or death decisions, where taking the time think things out isn’t an option. For a pair of Lebanon Church dogs, that protective instinct reached beyond the human-dog bond.
Plump dog seeking walking companion
January 10th, 2017
WINCHESTER — A plus-sized pupper from the Winchester SPCA is seeking a new owner and walking companion.
Pet of the Week: Cassius seeking a return to family life
January 3rd, 2017
FRONT ROYAL – Cassius, a 7-year-old gray male tabby cat, was picked up as a stray in late October and brought to the Humane Society of Warren County’s Julia W. Wagner Animal Shelter. However, it’s clear from the moment he’s given the chance to roam that he’s had no shortage of interaction with people.
PET OF THE WEEK: Two pure white cats seeking homes for the new year
December 28th, 2016
EDINBURG – The Shenandoah County Animal Shelter is trying to find forever homes for two all white, front declawed cats.
Pet of the Week: Affectionate pit bull seeks new home
December 20th, 2016
Maggie, a 3-year-old spayed female pit bull, is looking for a new home. She was brought in to the Esther Boyd Animal Shelter in Frederick County as a stray and has been there for a little over six months, said Darlene Foreman, animal caretaker II at the shelter.
Pet of the Week: Shar-pei seeking new home
December 13th, 2016
A tender shar pei at the Winchester SPCA is seeking a new home, preferably with a single owner.
Woman facing animal mistreatment charges
December 11th, 2016
The discovery of a townhouse in Woodstock filled with cats and high levels of ammonia led Friday to one of the residents being charged with 10 counts related to mistreatment of animals.
Authorities remove animals, condemn residence
December 8th, 2016
Authorities seized 25 cats and a dog early Thursday morning from a Woodstock residence that registered high levels of ammonia.
Pet of the Week: Dalmatian mix seeks home
December 6th, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – Arnold, an energetic, 4-to6-year-old neutered male dalmatian mix is looking for a new home after being brought to the Warren County Humane Society as a stray.
PET OF THE WEEK: Madea looking for love, attention
November 29th, 2016
EDINBURG – Madea, a solid black female cat residing at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, is looking for a new place to call home.
Lovable Frank seeking new owner to love
November 22nd, 2016
WINCHESTER — Frank, a seven to 10-year-old neutered male retriever-setter mix is looking for a new owner to snuggle with. He’s also microchipped.
Inmates to train shelter dogs
November 17th, 2016
The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail will soon begin the first program in the state to bring shelter dogs and jail inmates together in an effort aimed at benefiting the animals and the humans.
Pet of the Week: Frannie seeks new home that will give her special care
November 15th, 2016
WINCHESTER – Frannie, a domestic medium-haired cat, first arrived at the Winchester SPCA’s Rockaplenty Adoption and Education Center at the age of 2 weeks about a year and a half ago. Frannie was returned to the center last month, now a carrier of the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), the result of an altercation with an infected cat during her stint with her previous family.
Pet of the week: Small, sociable River loves attention
November 8th, 2016
With a tiny meow and plenty of energy, River is ready for an affectionate owner after staying with the Humane Society of Warren County for almost six months.
Pet of the Week: Inquisitive Baby Huey wants affection and a home
November 1st, 2016
EDINBURG – Orange tabby Baby Huey is looking for the perfect place to call home.
Pet of the week: Sweet Skye looking for forever home
October 25th, 2016
WINCHESTER – The Esther Boyd Animal Shelter is looking for a new home for Skye, a dilute calico cat.
Pet of the Week: Survivor Buster looking for retirement home
October 18th, 2016
WINCHESTER – Buster, an easy going 10-year-old neutered, microchipped male hound mix, is looking for a new place to call home. Buster can be found at the Rockaplenty Adoption Center on Featherbed Lane in Winchester.
Pet of the week: Shy is looking for loving family
October 3rd, 2016
After more than a month of down time at Humane Society of Warren County, pit bull mix Shy is ready to greet a new owner with plenty of affection.
Bubba J, Sally Sue seeking new family
September 26th, 2016
EDINBURG – Bubba J and Sally Sue, two tuxedo cats, are looking for a new place to call home after being seized from their former owner.
Pet of the Week: Twin kittens Ninja, Panther looking for loving home
September 20th, 2016
WINCHESTER – The Frederick County Esther L. Boyd animal shelter is seeking a new home for either of two feline sisters who were born at the shelter in April.