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  1. Find A Friend: Ditto the doggie

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    Ditto the doggie used to be a number, just one of several innocent but unwanted canines cast out by a community household. But Ditto's rescuers know that laid-back summer is a great time for responsible humans to acclimate an adorable brown-eyed beauty into a new home. He's gone from pitiful to playful as a happy, …

    Ditto the doggie gone from pitiful to playful as a happy, confident, pal that’s learned crate-training, potty-training, and how to co-exist worry-free with other dogs.
  2. Hernando Pet of the Week for June 23

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    Columbo is a curious 1-year-old domestic shorthair orange tabby. He is handsome, sweet and smart, and ready for adventures with a new family. Columbo has been vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Columbo or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and …

  3. Find A Friend: Brody, the Boxer

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    Here's a concept Dads can relate to: a touch of gray always makes a gentleman look distinguished. It's Father's Day, and 8-year-old Brody the Boxer elevates the word "seasoned" to a whole new level. Brody's a big, gentle, human-loving, home-lounging bear of a boy that agrees with Dad on every sports analogy, political …

    Brody’s a big, gentle, human-loving, home-lounging bear of a boy that agrees with Dad on every sports analogy, political position, and menu selection.
  4. Find Some Friends: Whiskey and Tango the kittens

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    Rescuers found these miracle tots within hours of their birth. Survival rates are usually dismal under such conditions, but Whisky and Tango are healthy and happy sibling tiger kittens now ready to complete any fine family. They're 9 weeks old and purrfectly bonded, but they can be adopted separately. Whiskey and Tango …

    Whisky and Tango are healthy and happy sibling tiger kittens now ready to complete any fine family.
  5. Hernando Pet of the Week for June 16

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    For those who love big mutts, Lilly is a 1-year-old shepherd mix that weighs about 80 pounds. She likes to play fetch, sit in your lap and taste test everything. Lilly is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Lilly or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast …

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  6. Find Some Friends: The Kitten Trio

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    If you think these kittens are all thumbs, you'd be half right! Tom Thumb and Thumbelina each have seven toes in front and six on their rear paws. The pretty Calico shown is Brandy, a sweet and spunky baby that was rescued while wandering outside a retail store at just 4 weeks of age. All are ready to find families from …

    All three of these kittens are ready to find families from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today (June 11) at the Citrus Park Petsmart, 12835 Citrus Plaza Drive.
  7. Find A Friend: Olive & Gloria, the Terriers

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    These pretty Bluebells once lacked all color, fur, and hope. But thanks to an amazing rescue, they've now blossomed into playground perfection. At 30 pounds, Olive is a stout, spry, compact and crate-trained tank of happiness. Gloria is a slightly larger, laid back, lover of peanut butter that lives and lounges with …

    Olive is a stout, spry, compact and crate-trained tank of happiness. Gloria is a slightly larger, laid back, lover of peanut butter that lives and lounges with several cats and dogs.
  8. Hernando Pet of the Week for June 9

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    Pet of the week | Arabesque

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  9. Find A Friend: Suki the Kitten

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    In Japanese, "Suki" is commonspeak for warmth and affection: "to like or love." Suki the kitten wants to bring love into a lifelong home. She and her siblings were emergency newborn rescues. Now 10-weeks-old, Suki is a healthy, social, snuggly feline that pals around with both dogs and cats. The brown and white tiger …

    Suki, a brown and white tiger Tabby, would do well with another kitten, and guess what? Her siblings are still available.
  10. Find A Friend: Scotch, the dog

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    Scotch is a large, loving, and elegant Saluki/Greyhound mix. He's an intelligent 2 1/2-year-old chap of low to medium energy that likes toys, peanut butter, and other dogs. Scotch has shown no desire to chase squirrels or small creatures and is uber-devoted to the human species. This gentle giant of 70 pounds would love …

    Scotch is an intelligent 2 1/2-year-old chap of low to medium energy that likes toys, peanut butter, and other dogs.