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There are approximately 40,000 unaltered cats & dogs in Marion County

An unaltered female dog can produce an average of 16 puppies a year. An unaltered female cat can produce an average of 15 kittens per year.

Marion County has limited resources for low-income pet owners

Pet owners often are forced to rehome their pets when they cannot afford to care for them. Lack of financially feasible veterinary care is one of the top three reasons for pet surrenders.

Shelters and rescues are consistently at capacity

Although our community has joined the No-Kill movement, there is still an abundance of homeless pets with nowhere to go.

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Pets Who Need A New Home
Breed: American Bulldog/Labrador Retriever
Approximate Age: 9 years 7 months.
About Sampson: Hi, my name is Sampson (but my foster Mom calls... Keep Reading
Breed: Bull Terrier/Labrador Retriever
Approximate Age: 10 months.
About Romeo: “Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”... Keep Reading
Breed: Abyssinian
Approximate Age: 21 weeks.
About Alcina: Alcina is a sweet girl who loves to play and... Keep Reading

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The Truth About Breed Discrimination

When people think of dog breed discrimination, they often think of pit bulls. The term “pit bull” is most often used today to describe a dog of a certain appearance. Dogs that are referred to as “pit bulls” or “pit bull mixes” commonly have breeds in their lineage such as Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Bulldog… View More
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Meet PAULA DEENE…..”A balanced diet is a cookie in both hands….”

Sweet Paula Deene has come so far since she’s been with us. She was transferred to us from our county shelter in very bad shape – totally emaciated, scarred, and barely hanging on. Even in the condition she was in, she was the sweetest girl, always in a good mood and happy to see people who treat her well. She has healed into a beautiful girl who is so full of life! She enjoys belly rubs, cuddling, exploring, and spending... Keep Reading
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