Pets of the Week


Prince is a 2-year-old, 10-pound sweetie available for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.

Prince is a 2-year-old, 10-pound sweetie available for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.


Theo is an 11-month-old American Pit Bull Terrier ready for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.


Chaz is a fun-loving female feline ready to be adopted at PAWS Animal Shelter.


Lola is a 5-month-old Anatolian Shepherd mix available for adoption at Barely Used Pets.


Barely Used Pets (dog)

Lola is a 5-month-old Anatolian Shepherd mix. She is current on vaccinations, has been spayed and has been started on her house training. She is good with other dogs but has a high energy level. She loves to play. Her adoption fee is $150, which includes her 2019 dog license.

We are now selling the 2019 Champaign County Dog Tags.

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.

Barely Used Pets is collecting funds for dog kennel replacement. Eight of the facility’s kennels need replaced, at a cost of $360 per kennel. To make a donation toward this project, call and stop by or mail a check to Barely Used Pets at 844 Jackson Hill Rd., Urbana, OH, 43078.

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)

Meet Chaz, a 1-1/2-year-old female cat. She came to the shelter as a newborn and lived in a foster home until she was old enough to be on the adoption floor. Chaz has grown into a fun-loving super-sweet cat who loves to play and be petted and brushed. She gets along well with other cats and would make a nice addition to just about any home. Chaz is up to date on vaccinations. Come visit her in the Teen Room at the shelter.

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) would like to introduce Theo as our pet of the week. He is an American Pit Bull Terrier who is 11 months old. Theo is an owner surrender through no fault of his own. He is stocky, smooth coated, confident, and extremely loyal. Theo is very laid back and thinks he’s a lap dog. He does well with other dogs and will be cat tested if needed. Theo is completely house-trained, neutered and microchipped. He is current on all vaccinations including the following: Bivalent Flu, Bordetella, Da2PPL, and Rabies. Theo is dewormed and heartworm tested negative and is currently on flea and heartworm preventative.

Potential adopters must have an approved application, which can be found at www.champaigncoanimalwelfareleague.com or pick one up at our facility during business hours. For canine listings, check out adoptapet.com and petfinder.com.

All adoptable puppies/dogs are available for $165. 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.

The Animal Welfare League is located at 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.

A list of needed supplies, volunteer info 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.

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

The Pizza Alley in Mechanicsburg will donate 5 percent of all sales to the Champaign Co. Animal Welfare League.

The nonprofit 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.

Champaign County Animal Welfare League (cat)

The Champaign County Animal Welfare League (CCAWL) cat of the week is Prince, a 2-year-old domestic short-hair weighing 10 pounds. Prince came to us as an owner surrender, but through no fault of his own. He gets along with other cats and is litter trained. Prince is very sweet, lovable and laid back. He is neutered, microchipped and current on vaccinations: FCRPP and Rabies. Prince has been dewormed, FeLV/FIV tested negative and is current on flea prevention. If you think that Prince would be a great family addition, you are welcome to come in fill out an application.

Prince is a 2-year-old, 10-pound sweetie available for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/01/web1_CatLeague.jpegPrince is a 2-year-old, 10-pound sweetie available for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.

Theo is an 11-month-old American Pit Bull Terrier ready for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/01/web1_3FBD93FB-EFBF-42BB-9A03-21E195E6F62B.jpegTheo is an 11-month-old American Pit Bull Terrier ready for adoption at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.

Chaz is a fun-loving female feline ready to be adopted at PAWS Animal Shelter.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/01/web1_PawsCat.jpgChaz is a fun-loving female feline ready to be adopted at PAWS Animal Shelter.

Lola is a 5-month-old Anatolian Shepherd mix available for adoption at Barely Used Pets.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/01/web1_BarelyDog.jpgLola is a 5-month-old Anatolian Shepherd mix available for adoption at Barely Used Pets.

Information provided by shelters and rescues in Champaign County.

Information provided by shelters and rescues in Champaign County.