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  • Euthanasia rate at Columbus Animal Care and Control Center hits all-time low

    Euthanasia rate at Columbus Animal Care and Control Center hits all-time low

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 2:01 AM EST2014-02-12 07:01:04 GMT
    The Columbus, Ga. Animal Care and Control Center (ACCC) celebrated a remarkable accomplishment when its 2013 annual animal euthanasia fell to 38 percent, down from nearly 80 percent in 2010, 64 percent
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    The Columbus, Ga. Animal Care and Control Center (ACCC) celebrated a remarkable accomplishment when its 2013 annual animal euthanasia fell to 38 percent, down from nearly 80 percent in 2010, 64 percent in 2011, and 52 percent in 2012. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Jan. 9

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Jan. 9

    Sunday, January 12 2014 8:40 AM EST2014-01-12 13:40:06 GMT
    It's a new year, and a great resolution is to help the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control find homes. Here's a look at just a few of the pets looking for a forever home:More >>
    It's a new year, and a great resolution is to help the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control find homes. Here's a look at just a few of the pets looking for a forever home:More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Jan. 10

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Jan. 10

    Sunday, January 12 2014 7:35 AM EST2014-01-12 12:35:06 GMT
    Nothing beats dreary weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the rainiest days.More >>
    Nothing beats dreary weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the rainiest days.More >>
  • Are you really prepared to have a new pet for Christmas?

    Get prepared and adopt a pet for the holidays

    Wednesday, December 25 2013 2:18 AM EST2013-12-25 07:18:04 GMT
    The most popular request from a child around the holidays is asking Santa for a new puppy or kitten. However, when the Christmas tree is taken down and the decorations put away, the initial excitementMore >>
    The most popular request from a child around the holidays is asking Santa for a new puppy or kitten.

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  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 24

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 24

    Wednesday, December 25 2013 2:16 AM EST2013-12-25 07:16:03 GMT
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate.More >>
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 23

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 23

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 8:40 AM EST2013-12-24 13:40:09 GMT
    There's no place like home for the holidays! We're pleased to report that one cat and one dog we featured last week have been adopted into loving families. That means the remaining six, in addition to the
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    There's no place like home for the holidays! We're pleased to report that one cat and one dog we featured last week have been adopted into loving families. That means the remaining six, in addition to the ones shown here, are still looking for a forever home.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 19

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 19

    Friday, December 20 2013 8:23 AM EST2013-12-20 13:23:08 GMT
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate this Christmas season.More >>
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate this Christmas season.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 9

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 9

    Friday, December 20 2013 7:46 AM EST2013-12-20 12:46:32 GMT
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate. Here's a look at today's pets that need your help.More >>
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate. Here's a look at today's pets that need your help.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 18

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 18

    Thursday, December 19 2013 3:51 AM EST2013-12-19 08:51:01 GMT
    We're pleased to report that two dogs we featured last week were adopted into loving homes, and another dog and cat were placed with rescue groups.  Here's a look at today's pets in need of rescue:More >>
    We're pleased to report that two dogs we featured last week were adopted into loving homes, and another dog and cat were placed with rescue groups.  Here's a look at today's pets in need of rescue:More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 11

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 11

    Thursday, December 12 2013 5:20 AM EST2013-12-12 10:20:08 GMT
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 5

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 5

    Saturday, December 7 2013 4:44 AM EST2013-12-07 09:44:03 GMT
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that are worthy of loving homes.  More >>
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that are worthy of loving homes.  More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 2

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Dec. 2

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:10 AM EST2013-12-04 11:10:08 GMT
    We're pleased to report that almost all of the cats and dogs we featured last time have either been adopted or placed with rescue! Here's a look at some of this week's pets that are looking for a forever hoMore >>
    We're pleased to report that almost all of the cats and dogs we featured last time have either been adopted or placed with rescue! Here's a look at some of this week's pets that are looking for a forever home:More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 20

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 20

    Friday, November 22 2013 5:34 AM EST2013-11-22 10:34:05 GMT
    The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center provides services for thousands of stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals each year. To prevent euthanization of these animals, the center actively seeks
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    The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center provides services for thousands of stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals each year. To prevent euthanization of these animals, the center actively seeks animal lovers to adopt and give them a second chance at life.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 18

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 18

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 5:07 AM EST2013-11-19 10:07:01 GMT
    With the arrival of the holidays, the urgency for pets to be rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control is rising. It's up to the community to give these deserving animals homes for the holidaysMore >>
    With the arrival of the holidays, the urgency for pets to be rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control is rising. It's up to the community to give these deserving animals homes for the holidays and help the shelter that is now operating at full capacity.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 4

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: Nov. 4

    Thursday, November 7 2013 12:22 AM EST2013-11-07 05:22:07 GMT
    All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll be rescued, or if their time is coming to an end too soon. Sadly, one dog and one kitten we showed last week were euthanized.
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    All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll be rescued, or if their time is coming to an end too soon. Sadly, one dog and one kitten we showed last week were euthanized.
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  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 30

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 30

    Friday, November 1 2013 5:16 AM EDT2013-11-01 09:16:03 GMT
    Halloween is tomorrow, and what better way to celebrate than by adding a furry ghoul or goblin to your family? Here's a look at today's pets that can't wait to come home with you. More >>
    Halloween is tomorrow, and what better way to celebrate than by adding a furry ghoul or goblin to your family? Here's a look at today's pets that can't wait to come home with you. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 28

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 28

    Monday, October 28 2013 8:04 PM EDT2013-10-29 00:04:25 GMT
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family. Tag 141 isMore >>
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 25

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 25

    Sunday, October 27 2013 8:37 AM EDT2013-10-27 12:37:01 GMT
    To the world, you may be person, but to a rescued pet, you are the world. Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help. More >>
    To the world, you may be person, but to a rescued pet, you are the world. Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 22

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 22

    Thursday, October 24 2013 6:25 AM EDT2013-10-24 10:25:06 GMT
    Halloween is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than by adopting a pet? Here's a look today's animals in need of adoption. More >>
    Halloween is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than by adopting a pet? Here's a look today's animals in need of adoption. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 10

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 10

    Saturday, October 12 2013 12:59 PM EDT2013-10-12 16:59:08 GMT
    Nothing beats chilly weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the cloudiest days. More >>
    Nothing beats chilly weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the cloudiest days. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 8

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 8

    Thursday, October 10 2013 8:26 AM EDT2013-10-10 12:26:53 GMT
    We're pleased to announce that 6 of the 8 pets we featured last week were adopted into forever homes! One cat is still available at the shelter and another cat was euthanized.
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    We're pleased to announce that 6 of the 8 pets we featured last week were adopted into forever homes! One cat is still available at the shelter and another cat was euthanized. Here's a look at 4 of this week's pets in need of a forever home:More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 3

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: October 3

    Saturday, October 5 2013 11:54 AM EDT2013-10-05 15:54:03 GMT
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are in desperate need of your help. Adopt one today, and you'll not only get a new snuggle buddy for Fall, you'll also save a life.
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    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are in desperate need of your help. Adopt one today, and you'll not only get a new snuggle buddy for Fall, you'll also save a life. Here's a look at a few of the pets that hope they'll be adopted soon. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 30

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 30

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 9:05 AM EDT2013-10-02 13:05:04 GMT
    We're happy to report that seven of the eight pets we showed last week have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! One cat is still available at the shelter. Here's a look at some of this week's pets
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    We're happy to report that seven of the eight pets we showed last week have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! One cat is still available at the shelter. Here's a look at some of this week's pets in need of a forever home. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 26

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 26

    Saturday, September 28 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-09-28 15:25:03 GMT
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names. Here are just
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    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names. Here are just a few deserving pets that need your help. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 23

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 23

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 7:34 AM EDT2013-09-25 11:34:01 GMT
    We're thrilled to report that five of the eight animals we featured last week have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! Here's a look at this week's pets who hope they'll be adopted soon: More >>
    We're thrilled to report that five of the eight animals we featured last week have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! Here's a look at this week's pets who hope they'll be adopted soon: More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 19

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 19

    Saturday, September 21 2013 1:06 PM EDT2013-09-21 17:06:06 GMT
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that are worthy of loving homes.  More >>
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that are worthy of loving homes.  More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 17

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 17

    Thursday, September 19 2013 8:34 AM EDT2013-09-19 12:34:04 GMT
    We're thrilled to report that all but one of the pets we showcased last week have been adopted or placed with rescue!  Here's a look at some of this week's pets who can't wait to come home with you.
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    We're thrilled to report that all but one of the pets we showcased last week have been adopted or placed with rescue!  Here's a look at some of this week's pets who can't wait to come home with you.
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  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 12

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 12

    Saturday, September 14 2013 8:27 AM EDT2013-09-14 12:27:02 GMT
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 10

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: September 10

    Thursday, September 12 2013 8:38 AM EDT2013-09-12 12:38:05 GMT
    We're happy to announce that six of the eight pets we presented last time have been adopted! Sadly, one dog and one cat were euthanized. Here's a look at some of the deserving pets up for adoption this
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    We're happy to announce that six of the eight pets we presented last time have been adopted! Sadly, one dog and one cat were euthanized. Here's a look at some of the deserving pets up for adoption this week. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 28

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 28

    Friday, August 30 2013 6:14 AM EDT2013-08-30 10:14:00 GMT
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names.More >>
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 27

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 27

    Thursday, August 29 2013 11:45 AM EDT2013-08-29 15:45:08 GMT
    We're happy to report that five of the eight animals we showcased a couple of weeks ago have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! However, two cats are still waiting for someone to adopt them and one
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    We're happy to report that five of the eight animals we showcased a couple of weeks ago have been adopted or placed with rescue groups! However, two cats are still waiting for someone to adopt them and one dog was euthanized. Here's a look at some of this week's pets in need of a forever home: More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 12

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 12

    Sunday, August 18 2013 4:42 AM EDT2013-08-18 08:42:02 GMT
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 14

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 14

    Sunday, August 18 2013 4:42 AM EDT2013-08-18 08:42:01 GMT
    There are multiple pets still available from Columbus Animal Care and Control. They are in urgent need of rescue, along with today's pets waiting for their rescue by a forever family. Here are just a handMore >>
    There are multiple pets still available from Columbus Animal Care and Control. They are in urgent need of rescue, along with today's pets waiting for their rescue by a forever family. Here are just a handful of the adorable and deserving pets available.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 1

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: August 1

    Saturday, August 3 2013 7:42 AM EDT2013-08-03 11:42:00 GMT
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 29

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 29

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 5:45 AM EDT2013-07-31 09:45:08 GMT
    We're happy to report that three cats and one dog we showed in early July were either adopted or placed with rescue.  A dog and a cat are still available for adoption at the shelter, and sadly, two dogs
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    We're happy to report that three cats and one dog we showed in early July were either adopted or placed with rescue.  A dog and a cat are still available for adoption at the shelter, and sadly, two dogs were put down.  Let's take a look at this week's pet in need of a loving home. More >>
  • PAWS Humane: Pet of the Week

    PAWS Humane: Pet of the Week

    Friday, July 26 2013 3:51 AM EDT2013-07-26 07:51:01 GMT
    Cherry is a 5-year-old black Labrador. She absolutely loves being around water, cats and children, but she's not a big fan of small dogs. She's already been spayed, micro-chipped and had all of her shots. 
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    Cherry is a 5-year-old black Labrador. She absolutely loves being around water, cats and children, but she's not a big fan of small dogs. She's already been spayed, micro-chipped and had all of her shots. 
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  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 10

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 10

    Thursday, July 11 2013 8:54 AM EDT2013-07-11 12:54:03 GMT
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear they won't live to see another day. Here are a small handful of the deserving dogs and cats available at Animal Control that will make excellent family petsMore >>
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear they won't live to see another day. Here are a small handful of the deserving dogs and cats available at Animal Control that will make excellent family pets.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 8

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 8

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-07-10 12:30:08 GMT
    We're sad to report that 2 dogs and 1 cat we showed last week were euthanized. However, 2 dogs were adopted, 1 cat was placed with a rescue group, and 2 cats (Tag 258 and Tag 5) are still available at the  More >>
    We're sad to report that 2 dogs and 1 cat we showed last week were euthanized. However, 2 dogs were adopted, 1 cat was placed with a rescue group, and 2 cats (Tag 258 and Tag 5) are still available at the center. More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 5

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 5

    Sunday, July 7 2013 7:24 AM EDT2013-07-07 11:24:00 GMT
    All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll be rescued, or if their time is coming to an end too soon.More >>
    All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll be rescued, or if their time is coming to an end too soon. Here's a look at today's pets that deserve the stability and love of a forever home.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 2

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: July 2

    Thursday, July 4 2013 7:54 AM EDT2013-07-04 11:54:01 GMT
    We're thrilled to report that four of the animals we showcased last week have either been adopted or placed with rescue groups. Here's a look at today's pets that all deserve a loving home:More >>
    We're thrilled to report that four of the animals we showcased last week have either been adopted or placed with rescue groups. However, three cats are still available at the shelter and one dog was euthanized.  Here's a look at today's pets that all deserve a loving home:More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: June 27

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: June 27

    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at this week's pets that can't wait to come home with
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    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at this week's pets that can't wait to come home with you.More >>
  • Adoptable Pets of the Day: June 25

    Adoptable Pets of the Day: June 25

    We're happy to announce that five of the animals we showcased last week were either adopted or placed with a rescue group. However, one dog is still available at the center and two dogs were put down.More >>
    We're happy to announce that five of the animals we showcased last week were either adopted or placed with a rescue group. However, one dog is still available at the center and two dogs were put down. Here's a look at this week's deserving pets desperate to find a forever home.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: June 20

    Pets of the Day: June 20

    Saturday, June 22 2013 8:34 AM EDT2013-06-22 12:34:00 GMT
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names.
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    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names. Here are just a few deserving pets that need your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: June 3

    Pets of the Day: June 3

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 5:56 AM EDT2013-06-05 09:56:03 GMT
    We're happy to report that four cats and two dogs we showcased previously have either been adopted or placed in rescue groups. Sadly, one dog is still at the shelter and another has been put down.
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    We're happy to report that four cats and two dogs we showcased previously have either been adopted or placed in rescue groups. Sadly, one dog is still at the shelter and another has been put down. That's why it's important to do everything you can to ensure these sweet, loving animals find a forever home.More >>
  • Animal Control over capacity, pets in need of adoption

    Animal Control over capacity, pets in need of adoption

    Saturday, June 1 2013 3:41 AM EDT2013-06-01 07:41:02 GMT
    It's raining cats and dogs at the Columbus Animal Care & Control Center… and right now that's not a good thing.  The center is overwhelmed with pets and need your help to find them forever homes. NewsMore >>
    It's raining cats and dogs at the Columbus Animal Care & Control Center… and right now that's not a good thing.  The center is overwhelmed with pets and need your help to find them forever homes. NewsMore >>
  • Noon guest 5/30: Paws Humane

    Noon guest 5/30: Paws Humane

    Friday, May 31 2013 12:49 AM EDT2013-05-31 04:49:08 GMT
    There are many pets out there that need to be adopted.

    If you have room in your heart and home, then Paws Humane in Columbus may have just the pet for you.
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    There are many pets out there that need to be adopted.

    If you have room in your heart and home, then Paws Humane in Columbus may have just the pet for you.
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  • Pets of the Day: May 21

    Pets of the Day: May 21

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:25 PM EDT2013-05-22 01:25:05 GMT
    We're thrilled to report that six of the eight animals we showcased last week have been adopted or placed in rescue groups.  A cat and a dog are still available for adoption.
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    We're thrilled to report that six of the eight animals we showcased last week have been adopted or placed in rescue groups.  A cat and a dog are still available for adoption.  Here is a look at today's pets that are in desperate need of a forever home.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: May 16

    Pets of the Day: May 16

    Saturday, May 18 2013 3:57 AM EDT2013-05-18 07:57:04 GMT
    To the world, you may be just a person, but to a rescued pet, you are their world.  Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that are in desperate need of your help.More >>
    To the world, you may be just a person, but to a rescued pet, you are their world.  Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that are in desperate need of your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: May 14

    Pets of the Day: May 14

    Thursday, May 16 2013 8:47 AM EDT2013-05-16 12:47:07 GMT
    We're pleased to report five of the pets we showcased last week were adopted or placed in rescue groups. Three cats are still available, and it's urgent they find a home soon.  

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    We're pleased to report five of the pets we showcased last week were adopted or placed in rescue groups. Three cats are still available, and it's urgent they find a home soon.  

    Here's a look at this week's pets that are in need of your help:
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  • Pets of the Day: May 9

    Pets of the Day: May 9

    Saturday, May 11 2013 3:03 AM EDT2013-05-11 07:03:00 GMT
    We're thrilled to report Columbus Animal Care and Control has vastly improved their euthanasia rate from 80% in 2010 to 32% for the first quarter of 2013.
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    We're thrilled to report Columbus Animal Care and Control has vastly improved their euthanasia rate from 80% in 2010 to 32% for the first quarter of 2013. It's our goal to find homes for as many of these pets as possible.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: May 7

    Pets of the Day: May 7

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 5:11 AM EDT2013-05-08 09:11:04 GMT
    Six of the pets we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were adopted or rescued by outside groups. One dog and one cat are still available, and their rescue is urgent. However, AnimalMore >>
    Six of the pets we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were adopted or rescued by outside groups. One dog and one cat are still available, and their rescue is urgent. However, AnimalMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: May 2

    Pets of the Day: May 2

    Thursday, May 2 2013 10:40 PM EDT2013-05-03 02:40:03 GMT
    Pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are often seen in cages, unhappy, and waiting for rescue. Two animals from last week are still available, and their rescue is urgent. You have the opportunityMore >>
    Pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are often seen in cages, unhappy, and waiting for rescue. Two animals from last week are still available, and their rescue is urgent. You have the opportunity to give these pets a second chance at life.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 30

    Pets of the Day: April 30

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-05-02 01:16:05 GMT
    One dog and one cat we showcased last week are still available for adoption today All of the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in urgent need of a second chance.More >>
    One dog and one cat we showcased last week are still available for adoption today All of the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in urgent need of a second chance.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 25

    Pets of the Day: April 25

    Thursday, April 25 2013 10:47 PM EDT2013-04-26 02:47:03 GMT
    All of last week's animals showcased from Columbus Animal Control have been rescued. Some of their friends in the shelter were not so fortunate. More >>
    All of last week's animals showcased from Columbus Animal Control have been rescued. Some of their friends in the shelter were not so fortunate. More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 18

    Pets of the Day: April 18

    Saturday, April 20 2013 3:05 AM EDT2013-04-20 07:05:01 GMT
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear they won't live to see another day. Here are a small handful of the deserving dogs and cats available at Animal Control that will make
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    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear they won't live to see another day. Here are a small handful of the deserving dogs and cats available at Animal Control that will make excellent family pets.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 16

    Pets of the Day: April 16

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 6:04 AM EDT2013-04-17 10:04:07 GMT
    One cat showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control, Tag 282, is still available. All of the pets at Animal Control live in urgent need of adoption. Here is a small handful of the deservingMore >>
    One cat showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control, Tag 282, is still available. All of the pets at Animal Control live in urgent need of adoption. Here is a small handful of the deservingMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 11

    Pets of the Day: April 11

    Thursday, April 11 2013 5:34 AM EDT2013-04-11 09:34:05 GMT
    (WTVM) -- There are multiple pets still available from last week's segments at Columbus Animal Care and Control. They are in urgent need of rescue, along with today's pets waiting for their rescue by aMore >>
    Here are just a handful of the adorable and deserving pets available.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 9

    Pets of the Day: April 9

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 4:22 AM EDT2013-04-10 08:22:07 GMT
    There are multiple animals we showcased last week still available at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Thousands of animals are put to sleep annually that are not rescued from this shelter.More >>
    There are multiple animals we showcased last week still available at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Thousands of animals are put to sleep annually that are not rescued from this shelter.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 4

    Pets of the Day: April 4

    Thursday, April 4 2013 9:33 PM EDT2013-04-05 01:33:06 GMT
    Imagine being a helpless animal, without a family, not knowing if you'll be granted one more day. The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear that they will not be saved.More >>
    Imagine being a helpless animal, without a family, not knowing if you'll be granted one more day. The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in constant fear that they will not be saved.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: April 2

    Pets of the Day: April 2

    Wednesday, April 3 2013 8:55 PM EDT2013-04-04 00:55:08 GMT
    Two cats and one dog we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control are still available, and rescue is more urgent than ever. Their time is limited, and every minute is crucial. Here is aMore >>
    Two cats and one dog we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control are still available, and rescue is more urgent than ever. Their time is limited, and every minute is crucial. Here is aMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 28

    Pets of the Day: March 28

    Friday, March 29 2013 4:36 AM EDT2013-03-29 08:36:04 GMT
    Seven of the eight animals we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control were rescued, but one is still available.  All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll beMore >>
    Seven of the eight animals we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control were rescued, but one is still available.  All of the pets at Animal Control wake each day to wonder if they'll beMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 26

    Pets of the Day: March 26

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 8:54 PM EDT2013-03-28 00:54:06 GMT
    Seven of the eight animals we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control were rescued, while one remains available. All of these animals deserve loving, forever families. Here is a look at the petsMore >>
    Seven of the eight animals we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control were rescued, while one remains available. All of these animals deserve loving, forever families. Here is a look at the petsMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 21

    Pets of the Day: March 21

    Thursday, March 21 2013 10:53 PM EDT2013-03-22 02:53:08 GMT
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in urgent need of rescue. In addition to today's pets, one cat and one dog we featured last week are still waiting for their forever homesMore >>
    The pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control live in urgent need of rescue. In addition to today's pets, one cat and one dog we featured last week are still waiting for their forever homes… and their time is limited. More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 19

    Pets of the Day: March 19

    Wednesday, March 20 2013 6:11 AM EDT2013-03-20 10:11:04 GMT
    In addition to today's animals, one cat and dog from last week's segments are in desperate need of your help.More >>
    In addition to today's animals, one cat and dog from last week's segments are in desperate need of your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 14

    Pets of the Day: March 14

    Thursday, March 14 2013 11:05 PM EDT2013-03-15 03:05:09 GMT
    We are proud to report all of the animals we have showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control in the last three weeks have been adopted or placed with rescue groups.More >>
    We are proud to report all of the animals we have showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control in the last three weeks have been adopted or placed with rescue groups. Let's continue the success with today's deserving pets.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 12

    Pets of the Day: March 12

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 6:04 AM EDT2013-03-13 10:04:02 GMT
    We are proud to report all of the pets we've shown the last three weeks from Columbus Animal Care and Control have been adopted or placed with rescue groups.More >>
    We are proud to report all of the pets we've shown the last three weeks from Columbus Animal Care and Control have been adopted or placed with rescue groups. Let's continue to give second chances to the many deserving pets that need our help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 7

    Pets of the Day: March 7

    Thursday, March 7 2013 10:27 PM EST2013-03-08 03:27:05 GMT
    We are pleased to report all 8 animals we showcased last week were adopted or rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here is a look at just a few of the pets that need your help today.More >>
    We are pleased to report all 8 animals we showcased last week were adopted or rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here is a look at just a few of the pets that need your help today.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 5

    Pets of the Day: March 5

    Wednesday, March 6 2013 6:12 AM EST2013-03-06 11:12:07 GMT
    We are so pleased to report all 8 pets we showcased last week at Columbus Animal Care and Control were adopted or rescued! We hope today's pets will have the same good fortune.More >>
    We are so pleased to report all 8 pets we showcased last week at Columbus Animal Care and Control were adopted or rescued! We hope today's pets will have the same good fortune.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: March 1

    Pets of the Day: March 1

    Saturday, March 2 2013 9:52 AM EST2013-03-02 14:52:09 GMT
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names.More >>
    Here is a look at today's adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. These animals are only granted a short amount of time to be rescued – so short that they aren't even given names. Here are just a few deserving pets that need your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 26

    Pets of the Day: February 26

    Wednesday, February 27 2013 6:09 AM EST2013-02-27 11:09:06 GMT
    We are very pleased to report all 8 of the pets we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were adopted or placed with rescue groups.
    More >>
    We are very pleased to report all 8 of the pets we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were adopted or placed with rescue groups. Here's a look at the pets that need your help today.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 21

    Pets of the Day: February 21

    Friday, February 22 2013 4:48 AM EST2013-02-22 09:48:06 GMT
    This Thursday kicks off the first "Pets of the Day" segment for the morning show. We will show four adoptable pets each Thursday morning from Columbus Animal Care and Control.More >>
    This Thursday kicks off the first "Pets of the Day" segment for the morning show. We will show four adoptable pets each Thursday morning from Columbus Animal Care and Control.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 19

    Pets of the Day: February 19

    Wednesday, February 20 2013 6:05 AM EST2013-02-20 11:05:04 GMT
    One cat and dog we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control are still available and waiting for rescue. Here's a look at today's pets that deserve loving homes as well.More >>
    One cat and dog we showcased last week from Columbus Animal Care and Control are still available and waiting for rescue. Here's a look at today's pets that deserve loving homes as well.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 14

    Pets of the Day: February 14

    Friday, February 15 2013 6:12 AM EST2013-02-15 11:12:04 GMT
    If you're wishing to share your love with an adorable dog or cat this Valentine's Day, we've got you covered!More >>
    If you're wishing to share your love with an adorable dog or cat this Valentine's Day, we've got you covered! These deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are in urgent need of forever homes.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 12

    Pets of the Day: February 12

    Wednesday, February 13 2013 6:29 AM EST2013-02-13 11:29:05 GMT
    A cat, kitten, and puppy we showed last week are in urgent need of homes, or they could be put to sleep. Give them a second chance at life by adopting today.More >>
    A cat, kitten, and puppy we showed last week are in urgent need of homes, or they could be put to sleep. Give them a second chance at life by adopting today.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 7

    Pets of the Day: February 7

    Friday, February 8 2013 6:09 AM EST2013-02-08 11:09:03 GMT
    Nothing beats dreary weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the rainiest days.More >>
    Nothing beats dreary weather like spending time with a loving animal. These adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are sure to bring sunshine to even the rainiest days.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: February 5

    Pets of the Day: February 5

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 6:23 AM EST2013-02-06 11:23:02 GMT
    Two cats and one dog we showed last week at Animal Control are still in desperate need of rescue. We're saddened to report Tag 236, a loving and happy dog, has been put to sleep.
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    Two cats and one dog we showed last week at Animal Control are still in desperate need of rescue. We're saddened to report Tag 236, a loving and happy dog, has been put to sleep.
    More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 31

    Pets of the Day: January 31

    Friday, February 1 2013 4:04 AM EST2013-02-01 09:04:00 GMT
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
    There's no better time to give a deserving animal a second chance at life. These pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control are eager to meet you, and become the newest member of your family.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 29

    Pets of the Day: January 29

    Wednesday, January 30 2013 4:06 AM EST2013-01-30 09:06:02 GMT
    We are thrilled to say all the animals we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were rescued. Here is a look at today's pets that deserve forever homes as well.More >>
    We are thrilled to say all the animals we showcased from Columbus Animal Care and Control last week were rescued. Here is a look at today's pets that deserve forever homes as well.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 24

    Pets of the Day: January 24

    Friday, January 25 2013 4:06 AM EST2013-01-25 09:06:00 GMT
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
    Though it can be a challenge, giving an animal a second chance at life will make you a hero. Here's a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 22

    Pets of the Day: January 22

    Wednesday, January 23 2013 4:07 AM EST2013-01-23 09:07:00 GMT
    Four of the animals we showed last week were rescued from Columbus Animal Control, while four are still there. It's imperative those animals are rescued, as well as today's pets.More >>
    Four of the animals we showed last week were rescued from Columbus Animal Control, while four are still there. It's imperative those animals are rescued, as well as today's pets.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 17

    Pets of the Day: January 17

    Friday, January 18 2013 4:05 AM EST2013-01-18 09:05:04 GMT
    The weather is getting colder and the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control need warm, safe homes. Here is a look at today's pets that need your help.More >>
    The weather is getting colder and the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control need warm, safe homes. Here is a look at today's pets that need your help.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: Jan. 15

    Pets of the Day: Jan. 15

    Tuesday, January 15 2013 6:48 PM EST2013-01-15 23:48:13 GMT
    We are pleased four of the animals we showed last week have found their forever homes. Two cats and one dog are still available, and their immediate rescue is crucial.More >>
    We are pleased four of the animals we showed last week have found their forever homes. Two cats and one dog are still available, and their immediate rescue is crucial.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 10

    Pets of the Day: January 10

    Friday, January 11 2013 4:19 AM EST2013-01-11 09:19:03 GMT
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control.More >>
    Regardless of the type of companion you're looking for, there are many available and deserving pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 8

    Pets of the Day: January 8

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 11:19 AM EST2013-01-09 16:19:31 GMT
    We are proud to report that in 2012, 40 animals we showed on-air were adopted, 12 were placed with rescue groups, and 1 animal was reunited with its owner.More >>
    We are proud to report that in 2012, 40 animals we showed on-air were adopted, 12 were placed with rescue groups, and 1 animal was reunited with its owner.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: January 3

    Pets of the Day: January 3

    Friday, January 4 2013 4:14 AM EST2013-01-04 09:14:00 GMT
    It's a new year and a great resolution is to help the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control find homes.More >>
    It's a new year and a great resolution is to help the pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control find homes.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: December 20

    Pets of the Day: December 20

    Saturday, December 22 2012 10:13 AM EST2012-12-22 15:13:00 GMT
    It's your last chance to give a deserving pet from Columbus Animal Care and Control a home for the holidays.More >>
    It's your last chance to give a deserving pet from Columbus Animal Care and Control a home for the holidays.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: Dec. 18

    Pets of the Day: Dec. 18

    Wednesday, December 19 2012 4:27 AM EST2012-12-19 09:27:01 GMT
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate.More >>
    Adopting from Columbus Animal Control will save lives and give deserving pets a reason to celebrate.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: December 11

    Pets of the Day: December 11

    Wednesday, December 12 2012 4:05 AM EST2012-12-12 09:05:00 GMT
    It's time for a look at this week's pets in need of rescue from Columbus Animal Care and Control. Fortunately, all of last week's animals were rescued but one sweet girl, who is still available.More >>
    It's time for a look at this week's pets in need of rescue from Columbus Animal Care and Control. Fortunately, all of last week's animals were rescued but one sweet girl, who is still available.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: December 6

    Pets of the Day: December 6

    Friday, December 7 2012 4:14 AM EST2012-12-07 09:14:02 GMT
    Our goal is to educate the community on the importance of companion animals to stop the cycle of animal neglect and abuse. Here's a look at today's pets in urgent need of rescue.More >>
    Our goal is to educate the community on the importance of companion animals to stop the cycle of animal neglect and abuse. Here's a look at today's pets in urgent need of rescue.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: December 4

    Pets of the Day: December 4

    Wednesday, December 5 2012 4:11 AM EST2012-12-05 09:11:01 GMT
    WTVM is very proud that of the eight animals we showed last week, seven have been adopted into loving homes, and one was pulled from a rescue shelter.More >>
    WTVM is very proud that of the eight animals we showed last week, seven have been adopted into loving homes, and one was pulled from a rescue shelter.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: 11/29/12

    Pets of the Day: 11/29/12

    Friday, November 30 2012 4:23 AM EST2012-11-30 09:23:01 GMT
    Let's take a look at today's adoptable animals. All of them are now available at Columbus Animal Care and Control and are in immediate need of rescue.More >>
    Let's take a look at today's adoptable animals. All of them are now available at Columbus Animal Care and Control and are in immediate need of rescue.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: 11/27/12

    Pets of the Day: 11/27/12

    Wednesday, November 28 2012 4:09 AM EST2012-11-28 09:09:01 GMT
    With the arrival of the holidays, the urgency for pets to be rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control is rising. It's up to the community to give these deserving animals homes for the holidays
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    With the arrival of the holidays, the urgency for pets to be rescued from Columbus Animal Care and Control is rising. It's up to the community to give these deserving animals homes for the holidays and help the shelter that is now operating at full capacity.More >>
  • Pets of the Day Nov. 22

    Pets of the Day Nov. 22

    Friday, November 23 2012 12:25 PM EST2012-11-23 17:25:26 GMT
    We're thankful for the opportunity to help find pets at Animal Care and Control homes for the holidays. Here's a look at today's pets that are in urgent need of homes.More >>
    We're thankful for the opportunity to help find pets at Animal Care and Control homes for the holidays. Here's a look at today's pets that are in urgent need of homes.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: 11/20/12

    Pets of the Day: 11/20/12

    Wednesday, November 21 2012 10:19 AM EST2012-11-21 15:19:00 GMT
    WTVM is proud to report all the animals we showed last week were adopted or rescued from Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that deserve homes for the holidays.More >>
    WTVM is proud to report all the animals we showed last week were adopted or rescued from Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's animals that deserve homes for the holidays.More >>
  • Pets of the Day: November 15

    Pets of the Day: November 15

    Thursday, November 15 2012 6:40 PM EST2012-11-15 23:40:19 GMT
    To the world, you are a rescue person, but to a rescued pet, you are the world. Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help. Tag 3-7-5 is an adorable blackMore >>
    To the world, you are a rescue person, but to a rescued pet, you are the world.

    Here is a look at today's pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control that need your help.
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  • Pets of the Day: 11/13/12

    Pets of the Day: 11/13/12

    Thursday, November 15 2012 1:50 PM EST2012-11-15 18:50:05 GMT
    We're kicking off our second week showing adoptable animals from Columbus Animal Care and Control, and we're pleased to say six of the 12 animals we showed last week found their forever homes.  FiveMore >>
    We're kicking off our second week showing adoptable animals from Columbus Animal Care and Control, and we're pleased to say six of the 12 animals we showed last week found their forever homes.  FiveMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: Nov. 6

    Pets of the Day: Nov. 6

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 11:33 AM EST2012-11-14 16:33:53 GMT
    The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center provides services for thousands of stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals each year.  Last year alone, more than 8,000 were impounded and 36 percent of thoseMore >>
    The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center provides services for thousands of stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals each year.  Last year alone, more than 8,000 were impounded and 36 percent of thoseMore >>
  • Pets of the Day: Nov. 8

    Pets of the Day: Nov. 8

    Wednesday, November 14 2012 11:33 AM EST2012-11-14 16:33:46 GMT
    On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will show adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's Pets of the Day. TAG 207: This adult male Chihuahua mix has a big personality he wantsMore >>
    On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will show adoptable pets at Columbus Animal Care and Control. Here's a look at today's Pets of the Day. TAG 207: This adult male Chihuahua mix has a big personality he wantsMore >>
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