Fun Time Event of the Season! Everyone is invited. Please join us.

Saturday/Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5

Location: Animal Shelter

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Free feel-good treats: chocolates, coffee and baked goods.

Free therapy sessions with a cat therapist: Purr your way to health! Special: All therapy cats discounted to $10* Need extra therapy? Two therapy cats for $15* (*Cat room cats only).

Please note: No football at this event. Husband betting on the game? Have some fun yourself and purchase raffle tickets on sale now for $2 each or six for $10 at the Animal Shelter. Stop by and pick some up today!

Prizes from: All for Health Wellness Center and Salon, Back Country Wilderness Outfitters, Be-Bop Diner, Coastal Candies and Gifts, Curves for Women, El Compadre Restaurant, Homespun Quilts (Astoria), Long Beach Go-Karts, Marie and Glen Maulden, Peninsula Golf Course, Sea Stitch Design, Sunbrella's and Surfside Golf.

Drawing will be on Super Bowl Sunday at 1 p.m. (Go Seahawks!) You need not be present to win. If you would like to donate prizes for this event, please call Linda at 665-2476.

Woof Pawsonals / Wanted: Must Love Puppies! 8 SBLMP seeking LHD (Eight Single Black Lab Mix Puppies seeking Loving Homes DESPERATELY!) - We were lost but now we have been found! But wait! There is something missing. What can it be? Most of us are together but yet we are still lonely. We don't have a human or doggie mommy or daddy. We are orphans looking for homes! We have each other but we need someone special for each one of us. Nights especially are the hardest because we have no one to cuddle us if we wake up. We get so lonely and cry. All eight of us sweet adorable little puppies need a home. Do you have room in your heart and in your home to help just one of us find happiness? Call 4-Puppy-Love a.k.a. 642-1180, or just drop by to see us at the shelter. We are waiting for you. Love, Curly, Mo, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Sneezy, Happy and Bashful. (Sleepy was lucky and found a home!)

Meow Pawsonals/Wanted: Sleepless in Long Beach - SOATSC (Single Orange Adult Tabby Shelter Cat) Seeks SP/MC/F (Single person/Married Couple or Family) for long life in loving home. Must love the smell of canned fish flavored cat food, giving pets cuddles and taking naps. Cat-nip/treats and milk refreshments are preferred but not required. Do you adore adult cats and the color orange? Seeking lifelong loving and affectionate companionship? Please answer my ad. I have been searching for the purr-fect person and I think it is you. You are my wish, my hope ... my everything. I want to be yours. Please come by and see me today at the shelter. Sincerely, Loki- Sleepless in Long Beach

The Woof Report: Brad the dog and Sheva the pit are trying to make a break from homelessness. It was released to the public earlier today that Brad and Sheva are at the Animal Shelter in Long Beach. They are searching for a safe haven after receiving a bad rap because of their nationality. It has been noted that Brad has been awarded the "Heart of Gold" prize of the year from the Humane Society for an American Staffordshire terrier. With his handsome looks and winning personality, he is bound to win your heart. Talk about one gorgeously handsome guy on four legs. It is a wonder that his new girlfriend, Sheva, is not head over heels in love with him. We hear from undisclosed sources that this courtship is merely an infatuation. Sheva, who is striking in her own right, has won the "Regal and Sophisticated" prize award from the Humane Society. Unlike the boyish charm of Brad, Sheva has style and grace and prefers to review new admirers to see if they pass her requirements for friendship. You must be a charmer to be included in her "circle of trust." These pits are a rare sighting in Long Beach. You absolutely must come down and see them today at the shelter. If you are lucky you might even be able to get an exclusive interview and be able to take Brad or Sheva for a walk.

End Cat Overpopulation! February is Spay Your Cat Month at our animal shelter. Low-income Peninsula residents can have their cats spayed for free during the month of February. For more information call the Animal Shelter at 642-1180.

Happy Adoption Tails! Animals adopted this last week. Dog Tails: Claire and Sleepy. Cat Tails: Henry, Christy, Sarah, Trixie, Gyspy, Pansy and Waldo.

Free Dog Training with Tina Woodworth on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. for dogs that have been adopted from our animal shelter. Pre-registration is required - call 642-1180. Please note: All dogs must be leashed and wearing prong collars, which will be available at the shelter.

Tina Woodworth teaches dog obedience, which is effective for dogs who are challenging. She recommends prong collars for dogs that do not respond to traditional training techniques.

Your help is needed! Please join the Fundraising Committee for the animal shelter. Help us raise money so we can provide food, care and shelter for animals in need. Our first meeting of this year will be this coming Monday, Feb. 6, at Western Coastal Mortgage (811 Pacific Hwy S #1, Long Beach) from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your ideas to help us raise money. Refreshments will be served.

Shelter Wish List/Shelter Needs: We desperately need quality puppy food such as Science Diet, or Nutro brands or Purina Puppy Chow for the eight puppies that we have, as well as laundry detergent, paper towels and kitchen-sized garbage bags.

South Pacific County Humane Society

P.O. Box 101, 330 2nd Street NE

Long Beach, WA 98631

(360) 642-1180

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues-Sat

Adoption-only hours on Sunday 11 to 2.

Web site:


The SPCHS is a 501c-3 non-profit Shelter, and is 100% supported and

funded by the community.

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