PETS OF THE WEEK


Faith, age 6, seeks a quiet home and comfy lap. Visit her at PAWS Animal Shelter.

Faith, age 6, seeks a quiet home and comfy lap. Visit her at PAWS Animal Shelter.


Learning to enjoy life after being in a puppy mill, Saffron is ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.


PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)

Faith is beautiful 6-year-old female dilute tortoise shell cat. She loves to be petted and would do well in a quiet home with a lap to sit on. Faith has been spayed and is up to date on vaccinations. Come visit her in our Florida Room.

For your calendar: “PAWS – Paint & Sip” class is on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mad River Farm Market, 7358 N. U.S. Route 68. During this ticketed, fun fundraiser, you’ll paint a Halloween-themed lighted wine bottle that you can take home. Your $25 ticket will also get you a free raffle ticket and a glass of wine and some cheese. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at PAWS Animal Shelter and at the Mad River Farm Market.

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 and see www.facebook.com/paws.urbana and visit www.pawsurbana.com

Kroger Rewards Program: A portion of the shopping money you spend at your local Kroger can be donated to PAWS. Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and under Find an Organization, use PAWS number JC806. If you have any questions about the program, call 1-800-KROGERS (576-4377) and they’re happy to assist you.

Champaign County Animal Welfare League (dog)

Saffron is a 4- to 5-year-old Shih Tzu. She came from a puppy mill, but is becoming a social butterfly. Saffron is learning how to be a dog. She’s realizing she enjoys relaxing on the couch, loves toys and playing fetch with tennis balls. Saffron is dog-friendly and could be cat-tested if needed. She will need a patient owner to help her with house-breaking. Saffron is spayed, microchipped, heartworm tested negative, received dental/polish, is current on vaccinations and preventions. If looking for a hypoallergenic dog, Saffron would be the perfect one.

Dog/cat adoption applications are at www.champaigncoanimalwelfareleague.com or pick one up at our facility during business hours or request one by email. Adoption fee for puppies/dogs is $185. Lower rates apply for Senior Dogs. Adoption fee for kittens/cats is $75. Fees cover spay/neuter, Da2PPL, Bivalent Flu, Bordetella, rabies, worming, heartworm test, flea and heartworm prevention, microchip. Pets are groomed and receive dental cleaning with any necessary extractions. Only cash, credit or debit accepted. For info, call 937-834-5236 or tour our campus, 3858 state Route 56, M’burg 43044. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday/Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Needed supplies, volunteer info and events are on our webpage and Facebook. For dog and cat listings: adoptapet.com and petfinder.com. CCAWL members have access to our campus, indoor/outdoor dog park, grooming facility and more. Senior Day is the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, noon-2 p.m. Relax in our Senior Center room and get doggie love and kisses. The CCAWL provides a low cost Spay & Neuter Clinic open to the public. During business hours, pre-pay, fill out a surgery info paper and release form and receive a surgery date. Pizza Alley, Mechanicsburg, donates 5 percent of all sales to CCAWL.

Barely Used Pets

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.

Faith, age 6, seeks a quiet home and comfy lap. Visit her at PAWS Animal Shelter.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/09/web1_PawsCat-1.jpgFaith, age 6, seeks a quiet home and comfy lap. Visit her at PAWS Animal Shelter.

Learning to enjoy life after being in a puppy mill, Saffron is ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2019/09/web1_LeagueDog-2.jpegLearning to enjoy life after being in a puppy mill, Saffron is ready to be adopted at the Champaign County Animal Welfare League.

Info from shelters and rescues in Champaign County.

Info from shelters and rescues in Champaign County.