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Meet the new 9-member board of the Canyon County Animal Shelter

The Canyon County Animal Shelter has been in transition since its director quit in January. Three new board members were seated in January, and they put out a call for more board members in February. The newest six members of the

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Have you seen this puppy? Someone stole it from Canyon County Animal Shelter

A 4-month-old dachshund-terrier puppy named Katy was stolen from the Canyon County Animal Shelter in Caldwell Friday afternoon, according to shelter Director Barb Hutchinson. The puppy, who hadn’t even spent a night at the shelter, was taken sometime between 3

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Canyon County shelter throws ‘Pitty Party,’ three-day discount for bully breeds

The Canyon County Animal Shelter is offering discounts on bully breed dogs for three days, through Sunday, Dec. 1. The shelter has more than 25 bully breed dogs for adoption. The price for adoptions is $19. That includes spay/neuter, microchip,

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Kittens! Kittens! Kittens! Canyon County Animal Shelter overrun — adoptions discounted

The Caldwell-based shelter has an overabundance of kittens — so they’re charging just $15 for those who want to adopt the little fluff balls (under 6 months) Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Adult cats are free. Is it typical to have

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Top dog: Canyon County Animal Shelter wins $25,000 prize in national contest

The Canyon County Animal Shelter, which placed second overall in last year’s $100,000 ASPCA Rachael Ray Challenge, was notified Monday that it received a $25,000 prize for community engagement in this year’s contest. This is a bright spot in a

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Can a sirloin burger mend a broken heart

Before Lunch: H.J. and Domino attended the Black Dog Walk held the 2nd Saturday of every month. She was friendly with all the dogs and she was happy to find herself in the middle of a group of American Pit

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The Life of Riley

The menu: Riley enjoyed a burger and fries at Fanci Freeze After-lunch: Riley was so happy to be out of the shelter for the day. She enjoyed the car ride and was a great companion for the afternoon. She walked

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Raisin in the sun

Hamburger Jeff’s latest lunch date: Raisinette aka Nettie a smart, athletic 2-year-old “pocket Pitty,” weighing in at only forty pounds. On the menu: Ham and Swiss on Sourdough from the Boise Co-op After-lunch: A quick stop to purchase a new

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Nokona rides shotgun

Nokona is a 6 year old female pit bull mix. She was picked up as a stray in Canyon County. She was quick to call shotgun when getting into the car. She made herself right at home resting her head

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A wren, a bear and a tri-tip sandwich

Hamburger Jeff’s latest lunch date: timid pitbull named Wren. On the menu: Miss Wren enjoyed a tri-tip steak sandwich at the Black Bear Diner in Boise. More about Wren from Jenn Graham, animal advocate: Timid little Wren is still getting used

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