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Oct 2015
True Friends Wish List

Monetary Donations Friskies Patte’ Canned Cat Food Alpo Canned Dog Food Dry Dog/ Cat Food Cat Litter Pupperoni  Dog Treats Temptation Cat Treats Plastic Toys Slip Leashes Prong Collars Gentle Leads Clear Storage Containers Frontline Plus All Purpose Cleaner Dish Soap Paper Towels Windex Antibacterial Gel Clorox Wipes Clipboards Copy Paper Office Supplies Storage Shed...

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Oct 2015
Did you KNOW!? I DIDN'T!!! Recycle Your Live Christmas Tree!

A true sign that the holidays are over: discarded Christmas trees along the street. But did you know that those bristly branches are like Skittles for goats? “It’s like candy to them,” says Ellen Felsenthal, founder of New Moon Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary in Arlington, Wash., who feeds them to her animals. “They eat hay every day, so they get bored. The trees are a big treat for them.” Goats love Christmas trees, they clean it up, strip all the bark off. The remaining tree trunk could be sold to a......

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27
Oct 2015
Thank YOU!!! PROCTOR & GAMBLE

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS WHO SO GENEROUSLY CAME TOGETHER & DONATED DOG FOOD TO OUR SHELTER WE WOULD LIKE TO ESPECIALLY THANK PROCTOR & GAMBLE MEHOOPANY’S EMPLOYEES FOR DONATING 60 BAGS OF FOOD TRUE FRIENDS IS SO FORTUNATE TO HAVE SUCH A CARING COMMUNITY THINKING OF OUR ANIMALS IN NEED...

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27
Oct 2015
Thank you to McGrath's Pub & Eatery!!!

A big shout(and lots of barks) out to McGrath’s Pub & Eatery for thoughtfully hosting “Pubs for Paws” in Memory of Haus McGrath!!! With the help of everyone that came out to support this event they raised over $4,000 for animals in need!!!! Fantastic job Jimmy McGrath, just let us know when you want to join our fundraising committee!!!!! Thank you all!...

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27
Oct 2015
Thanks to Everyone Our Tree is Lit the Raffle was a Success!

Thank you everyone who participated in our Santa Claus for Needy Paws Raffle and 2nd Annual Memorial Tree Ceremony! Through your hard work and support we raised $6,000 for True Friends! We couldn’t have done this without you!!! Our big $1,000 Raffle Winner was our very own Phyllis Oakes! Congratulations!!! Santa certainly worked his magic and picked a good winner because Phyllis is a very dedicated volunteer at True Friends! Congrats as well to Endless Mountains Animal League and MarkScappatura for winning the second and third prizes!!!...

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27
Oct 2015
THANKS Steel Wheel Riders! From the Gang at TRUE FRIENDS!!!

A big thank you to our friends, Steel Wheel Riders for thinking of our animals during this holiday season!!! Thank you all for being such dedicated advocates for True Friends Animal Welfare Center! Steel Wheel is a group of friends who love riding motorcycles and helping out their communities. They are always looking out for new friends to ride with and join them on their various missions to help out. http://facebook.com/steelwheel.riders...

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27
Oct 2015

Our THANKS to Wyoming County Habitat for Humanity!!! And Maureen Whipple for putting together such a wonderful SHOPPING FILLED DAY!!! Here are some highlights! • had a wonderful day • helped to spread the word of our causes True Friends Animal Welfare Center and Wyoming Co. Habitat for Humanity • We shared stories of how we are working together to better our communities • invited others to participate in volunteering and/or contributing • covered our costs • And received requests & suggestions for future trips which they offered to help promote! Endless......

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27
Oct 2015
A Tribute to Houston the Terrier-ble

Houston and Macy When my son and I saw the two beautiful purebred dogs that were Houston’s parents (one a  sweet calm miniature Schnauzer the other a spunky Scottish Terrier) we couldn’t resist getting one of the adorable puppies! We envisioned a beautiful dog, one that people would gasp at it’s cuteness, asking us “Where did you get that gorgeous dog?”, long car rides to far off vacation spots, playing catch and snuggling on the couch with our new loyal friend. Houston was, however, so ugly, grumpy, miserable and independent that… he......

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27
Oct 2015
Maddie May-My Faithful Companion

In December 2002, after having to put down my first beagle, Pipper, I uttered the famous last words “I’ll never have another one”…..and I didn’t until May 2003 when Maddie’s picture was featured in the Weekender. She was a beautiful 3 year old tri-color beagle girl and I decided to go and “just look.” Yea, right. As soon as our eyes met, she knew she was going home with me. Every time I walked away from her kennel, she’d howl that beautiful beagle bay, as if to say “Hey, don’t you get......

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