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Tennis (ball), anyone? Meet Bodie, Meridian shelter’s dog of the week

Bodie is an affectionate 7-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who has the enthusiasm of a puppy. He’s always ready to play — throw a ball, and he’ll happily fetch. He knows tricks, including sit, rollover and shake, and he’ll work for

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MVHS Pet of Week: Senior dog looks for mellow place to retire

Patches, an 8-year-old Australian Shepherd-Pointer mix, is looking for a place to spend his golden years. Shelter staff volunteers say a home where young children aren’t poking Patches or pulling his tail would be best. He’s a neutered male who

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This Meridian Valley HS pet of the week has lots of love, special needs

Hawk is a 2-year-old neutered Doberman Pinscher who has a sweet disposition and lots of energy, according to the volunteer staff at the Meridian Valley Humane Society. Because Hawk is so high-energy, the staff recommends that he go to a

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This ‘gentle giant’ is Meridian Valley Humane Society’s Pet of the Week

Volunteers at the Meridian Valley Humane Society describe him as a big, bold and beautiful Irish Setter and Shepherd mix. Meet Parker, a gentle giant who loves people. “He is a people pleaser,” shelter staff say. He’s 1 to 2

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Looking to adopt a dog? Meet Smokie, Pet of Week at Meridian shelter

If you’re looking for a high-energy dog who is as sweet as she looks, Smokie may be your girl. The 1-year-old Border Collie-Australian Shepherd mix is a working dog — so she needs a family that can keep her busy

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Meridian Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week: Meet Ryan

Ryan is a 2-year-old chihuahua who is all black, except for a small patch on his chest and toes. He’s described as a gentle, sweet timid little fellow who craves affection. He walks on a lead, but tends to hang

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Meridian Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week: Meet Ginger

Sugar and spice, and everything nice. Volunteers at the Meridian Valley Humane Society praise this Basenji mix, named Ginger. Described as a a “bouncy bundle of fun,” she responds to the commands “sit” and “down” and has great eye contact. She appears

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Meridian Valley Humane Society Pet(s) of the Week: Comet, Cupid & Dasher

In this first-ever Meridian Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week, we actually have three pets to highlight. Meet Comet, Cupid and Dasher — all 12-week-old female Border Collie mixes. They were part of a litter of eight puppies; the

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Meridian high school class raises $250 for community animal shelter

          Students in Linda Diana’s class at Meridian High School made, advertised and sold dog biscuits to raise money for the Meridian Valley Humane Society, which opened at a new location in November. The students delivered

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Pet photos with Santa (or Santa Paws), holiday e-cards, calendars & more

Here are some ways to get your pets involved in the holiday season — and to help groups that rescue strays and abandoned animals. PICTURE WITH SANTA OR ‘SANTA PAWS’? Zamzows raises money for local rescue groups with pet photos taken

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