Pets of the Week


Cartwright has been at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League since he was 10 weeks old. He’s now 5 months old and eager for a home of his own.

Cartwright has been at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League since he was 10 weeks old. He’s now 5 months old and eager for a home of his own.


Isabella, 9 months old, is a Pitbull mix ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.


Phil, age 8, is waiting for the perfect person or family to adopt him from PAWS Animal Shelter.


Phoenix is a one-year-old German Shepherd Husky ready for adoption at Barely Used Pets.


Barely Used Pets (dog)

Phoenix is a one-year-old German Shepherd Husky. She is spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccinations. She is good with other dogs, kids and doesn’t mind cats. She walks well on a leash and likes car rides.

Visitors and potential adopters are welcome during regular hours. Please visit our website: http://www.barelyusedpets.com. Also, like us on Facebook at Barely Used Pets Rescue (put spaces between the words). Barely Used Pets is located at 844 Jackson Hill Road in Urbana. You can give us a call at 937-869-8090. Our regular hours are Sunday 1-4 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fridays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact the shelter for volunteer opportunities and donation needs.

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)

Meet Phil, an 8-year-old neutered Siamese-mix male with beautiful blue eyes! He’s a quiet cat who likes to be petted, but isn’t so sure about being held. He gets along with other cats and would love a low-activity home to spend the rest of his life in. He is up to date on his vaccinations and is waiting to meet you. Stop by the shelter and spend some time with Phil.

Upcoming events:

– Adoption Event at PetSmart in Springfield on Sunday, Nov. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m.

– Shelter Open House on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m.

– Photos with Santa at PAWS – Dec. 1 from noon to 3 p.m.

PAWS is located at 1535 W. U.S. Route 36, just west of Urbana. Contact PAWS at 937-653-6233 or pawsurbana@hotmail.com for information about volunteer opportunities and donation needs. Hours are Tuesday thru Friday noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday noon to 4 p.m. All PAWS cats and kittens may be found on Petfinder.com.

Champaign County Animal Welfare League (dog)

The Champaign County Animal Welfare League (CCAWL) pet of the week is Isabella. She is a 9-month-old Pitbull mix weighing 38 pounds, who came to us as an owner surrender through no fault of her own. Isabella has puppy energy and is very affectionate. She is kid, dog, and cat friendly and almost house trained. We believe a patient owner could bring Isabella around quickly with house-training. She is spayed, microchipped and current on all vaccinations: Bivalent Flu, Bordatella, Da2PPL and Rabies. Isabella has been dewormed and heartworm tested negative. She is on prevention for flea, tick, and heartworm. If you would like Isabella to become a part of your family, you must fill out an adoption application, which may be found on our webpage www.champagincoanimalwelfareleague.com or you may stop by our facility during business hours.

To offset the expenses of our low-cost, spay and neuter clinic, we are increasing our adoption fee by $15. All adoptable puppies/dogs will be available for $165 regardless of breed. Lower rates apply for Senior Dogs. This fee covers spay/neuter, Da2PPL, Bivalent Flu, Bordetella, Rabies (age appropriate), Worming, Heart Worm Test, Flea and Heart Worm Prevention and Microchip. As always, all animals receive a dental cleaning and polish with any necessary extractions. All CCAWL residents are also groomed. We accept cash, credit or debit only.

Adoption applications are required and must be approved. You may find the application on our webpage – www.champaigncoanimalwelfareleague.com – or stop by our facility, 3858 state Route 56, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Fall-winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

2019 memberships are available. These memberships will let you have access to our campus, which includes indoor/outdoor dog park, 72 acres of trails, grooming facility, agility course and much more. You must have current vaccination records before entering with your dog. For more information please call 937-834-5236.

The Mixins & Fixins restaurant in Mechanicsburg has a 1st Thursday of every month Beef & Noodle Dinner with 50 percent of all proceeds going to CCAWL Please be sure to thank restaurants for their support.

The nonprofit CCAWL is looking for dependable, animal lover volunteers. If you are interested, please stop by our facility or go to our webpage for an application: www.champaigncoanimalwelfareleague.com. A list of needed supplies and upcoming events may be found on our webpage and on Facebook. Check out our Facebook page, Adoptapet.com, and petfinder.com to find your new furry best friend/family member.

The Pizza Alley in Mechanicsburg will donate 5 percent of all sales to the Champaign Co. Animal Welfare League. The CCAWL was created to establish and operate an animal preserve, pet cemetery, dog training facility and rehabilitation home for unwanted pets. The CCAWL also provides a low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic that is open to the public. Come during business hours to pre-pay and fill out a surgery information paper and release form. At that time, you will be scheduled for a surgery date. The CCAWL only accepts cash, creditor debit cards.

CCAWL will be doing a low cost vaccination clinic on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for cats and dogs. Cash, credit or debit only. No appointments needed. For more information about this event, please contact us at 937-834-5236.

Champaign County Animal Welfare League (cat)

The Champaign County Animal Welfare League (CCAWL) kitten of the week is Cartwright. He has been with us since he was 10 weeks old and is now a beautiful, 5-month-old buff tiger. Cartwright is very loving, playful, and spunky. He likes other kittens and adores attention from humans. Cartwright enjoys napping in cubbyholes in the cat tree. He also loves toys and daily loving from people. Cartwright is litter-box trained and current on his required vaccinations. He has been tested negative for FeLV/FIV and has been dewormed as well as neutered and microchipped. Cartwright is a special boy that would brighten any home. If you are interested in making Cartwright a part of your family, please come out to our facility during business hours and fill out an application.

Cartwright has been at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League since he was 10 weeks old. He’s now 5 months old and eager for a home of his own.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2018/11/web1_LeagueCat-1.jpegCartwright has been at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League since he was 10 weeks old. He’s now 5 months old and eager for a home of his own.

Isabella, 9 months old, is a Pitbull mix ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2018/11/web1_LeagueDog-1.jpegIsabella, 9 months old, is a Pitbull mix ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.

Phil, age 8, is waiting for the perfect person or family to adopt him from PAWS Animal Shelter.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2018/11/web1_PawsCat-1.jpgPhil, age 8, is waiting for the perfect person or family to adopt him from PAWS Animal Shelter.

Phoenix is a one-year-old German Shepherd Husky ready for adoption at Barely Used Pets.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2018/11/web1_BarelyDog.jpgPhoenix is a one-year-old German Shepherd Husky ready for adoption at Barely Used Pets.

Information provided by shelters and rescues in Champaign County.

Information provided by shelters and rescues in Champaign County.