LINDY – ADOPTION FEE PAID!

ADOPTION FEE IS PAID – SPONSORED BY A GENEROUS DONOR

Meet Lindy! She is a sweetheart! She is good with other dogs, cats and children, too! Lindy is made for a family! Are you her family she’s been waiting for? She is OK taking a ride in the car….wherever you go she would love to go, too! Lindy walks on a leash and really loves to be around her favorite people. She LOVES her family so much that when they leave her at home alone she gets very anxious and can get destructive. Lindy needs a companion dog in her new home. Her very own emotional support animal and best friend. Her foster family has other dogs in the home and she hasn’t shown any signs of anxiety. Do you have a dog at home that’s looking for a companion? Lindy might be just the girl!

Lindy is approximately 2 years old, spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. If you’d like to know how to adopt Lindy, please call Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals at 701-840-5047 or email jenni.svfa@gmail.com.

For all animal adoptions, you must complete a Pre-Adoption application found on our website at svfanimals.org under the “Forms” tab. Submit PDF/Word document to jenni.svfa@gmail.com.

PIPER MAE – COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER

COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER – CALL/TEXT CASSIE @ 701-840-2993

Piper Mae is 9 years old. Her 10th birthday is October 31st. She is spayed and is due for shots (which the owner will pay to have done). Piper is good with kids ranging from 1-5 years old. She’s OK with other dogs with a slow introduction. Piper has never been around a cat so it’s not recommended that she live with a cat. She’s a 90 pound lap baby! She loves attention and to be outside. She’s timid at first but warms up pretty quick. Piper is not a fan of men wearing hats (not sure why). She knows how to open a regular fridge door! There has to be a lock on the door so she can’t open it and snack as she pleases. Piper LOVES to go for “rides”! She has a lot of energy for a 9 year old dog so she needs a big yard or a farm where she can have her best life. Call/text Cassie @ 701-840-2993 if you have any questions about Piper.

Anyone inquiring about Courtesy Listings with the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals (SVFA) should contact the current pet owner for answers to any questions and for final approval and placement. SVFA has no first-hand knowledge of the animals listed. SVFA explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption nor makes any guarantees about the health or safety of these animals.

CHANCE – COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER

COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER – CALL CASEY @ 701-890-5485

Do you have room in your heart for Chance? He is a Pit Bull/Great Dane mix and has had his rabies and distemper shots. Chance gets along well with other dogs and doesn’t bother cats much either. He does need lots of attention. Chance is neutered and house trained. For complete details on Chance, call Casey @ 701-890-5485.

Anyone inquiring about Courtesy Listings with the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals (SVFA) should contact the current pet owner for answers to any questions and for final approval and placement. SVFA has no first-hand knowledge of the animals listed. SVFA explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption nor makes any guarantees about the health or safety of these animals.

SHAMROCK SHAKE – COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER

COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER – CALL MADDY @ 651-247-4351

Shamrock Shake is a gorgeous tortoiseshell cat! She is 7-9 years old, spayed and current on vaccinations. Shamrock is a DIABETIC and is well regulated with insulin given twice daily and eating a low calorie/carb diet. She will need insulin for the rest of her life. Shamrock was pulled by a foster home before euthanasia due to financial constraints because of her diabetic diagnosis. She is the sweetest girl! She loves to sleep on your lap or chest and will work hard making biscuits while purring. She prefers a quiet household. Respectful children or animals are ok. Will hide at loud noises.

Do you have experience with a kitty with medical needs? Would you be willing to make this girl’s whole world and give her a second chance? She would be very appreciative and would love a forever home that can provide stability and your undivided attention!

COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER – CALL MADDY @ 651-247-4351

Anyone inquiring about Courtesy Listings with the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals (SVFA) should contact the current pet owner for answers to any questions and for final approval and placement. SVFA has no first-hand knowledge of the animals listed. SVFA explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption nor makes any guarantees about the health or safety of these animals.

 

 

 

BRUTUS – COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER

COURTESY LISTING FOR OWNER – CALL HERMAN @ 701-820-0452

LOOK AT THIS HANDSOME BOY! Brutus is a 2 year old Siberian Husky. He is current on vaccinations, but not neutered. He is so cute and very friendly according to his owner. Brutus is an outside farm dog or shop dog. He is great with dogs, cats and kids. Please call Herman, his owner, for complete details on Brutus @ 701-820-0452.

Anyone inquiring about Courtesy Listings with the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals (SVFA) should contact the current pet owner for answers to any questions and for final approval and placement. SVFA has no first-hand knowledge of the animals listed. SVFA explicitly disclaims any liability for any situation arising from this private adoption nor makes any guarantees about the health or safety of these animals.

 

BEYONCE **ADOPTED**

Beyoncé is a vocal young lady that loves to sing (talk)! Kind of like the musician she is named after. She came into the local pound being very thin and in desperate need of gaining weight. She is recovering well and looking as beautiful as ever! Beyoncé can be very sweet, but she can also be full of sass! She has been around medium and XL dogs as well as other cats. She does great with dogs and calm cats, but would prefer to find a quiet place to hang out if there are other cats around who are not calm. She will make someone a GREAT companion! Beyoncé is 1 ½ years old, vaccinated, spayed and microchipped. Call SVFA at 701-840-5047 or email jenni.svfa@gmail.com for more information.

Letter to the Times Record Editor

Submitted to the Times Record Editor:

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Our area has been hit by a couple winter storms so far this year, both having potential dire consequences for both domestic and wild animals. There isn’t a lot we, as individuals, can do to protect wildlife, but you can protect domestic pets.

A good rule of thumb regarding domestic animals is “if you can’t tolerate being outside for more than a short while, don’t expect your pet to do any better.” Animals that are housed indoors most of the time lack the dense undercoat that many wild animals develop. They also don’t usually have the longer fur in the pads of their feet for cold protection. And with the rain/sleet we just had on Christmas day, much of their natural protection from snow is greatly diminished once their fur gets wet.

There are some breeds of dog that can tolerate more cold than others. Huskies, malamutes, Saint Bernards, Swiss Mountain dogs and other “alpine” breeds love winter weather. But this doesn’t mean that when the temperature drops sharply or we get extremely wet snow or rain, that you shouldn’t ensure that your pet has someplace to take shelter.

And some cats with long, dense fur may be able to endure the cold for a longer period of time than a short-haired cat. But keep in mind that both types still have ears, paws and tails that won’t withstand bitter cold temperatures any better than we can if we go outside without proper attire.

If you do have a breed that loves colder weather, make sure they have access to unfrozen water and food. Purchase an electric water bowl that heats just enough to keep their water from freezing. And consider building a shelter area so their water and food don’t get covered by snow.

Remember, if you let your pet outside this time of year, please make sure they are back in the house within a short time, and certainly before you retire for the evening.

Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals wants all pets to be safe this winter. We have already seen a steep increase in animal care costs this year, taking in several animals that have needed extra care such as amputations or allergy testing. SVFA routinely sees that all animals are spayed/neutered, have their needed vaccinations, and are microchipped to protect them in case they run away or get lost.

Please consider SVFA when making your annual donations to charitable organizations (PO Box 432, Valley City, on our website at www.svfanimals.org or arrange to drop it off by phoning 840-5047). Or think about becoming a foster home for animals until they are adopted by their forever family. We can only accept new animals if we have a foster home to care for it (SVFA pays for vet care, food, litter/litter boxes and toys, and foster homes provide the socialization and love).

You can make a big difference in the lives of homeless domestic animals. They need your help – they need you to care.

Angie Martin, Vice Chair
Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals
Valley City, ND

It’s Party Time!

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Plan on attending our fun event tomorrow night at Chautauqua Park (see details above)! Prizes will be given to the “Best Dressed Pet” and Candy Rasmussen will lead us in a “Blessing of the Animals” service (all animals are welcome). Lemonade and cookies will be served.