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Columbus Humane celebrates 140 years

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Gucci is a two year old female, available for adoption at Columbus Humane, who is celebrating their 140th anniversary on Dec. 7th.

Kane is a three year old male, large mix breed, available for adoption at Columbus Humane

Muffin is a five year old male, available for adoption at Columbus Humane

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Adoptable Pit Bull Showcases Skills in Shelter’s Obstacle Course

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In Loretta’s world, two things reign supreme: toys and obstacle courses. This adoptable Pit Bull mix often showcases her skills and athletic prowess in the newly constructed obstacle course at Franklin County Dog Shelter in Ohio, according to NBC News. Loretta’s favorite way to spend the day is performing tricks — showcasing her skills and athletic prowess, like a true champion.

However, she isn’t alone in this journey. As she waits for her forever home, Loretta is joined by her best friend — a squeaky hedgehog chew toy — as well as her Behavior Coordinator, Becca Moser.

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Columbus Humane creates one-of-a-kind ‘Essential Care Center’

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Between job loss, rising costs and struggling to make ends meet, thousands of pet owners have struggled to stay afloat since the start of the pandemic.

The pandemic was hard on everyone, but it put a heavy strain on pet owners who often struggled to feed or provide medical care to their animals.

“In 2020, the demand for our pet food and supplies absolutely skyrocketed,” said Rachel Finney, who serves as the CEO of Columbus Humane. “We were getting hundreds of calls. ‘My beloved pet, I have pets that I love, but I can’t afford their food. Can you help me?’”

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Franklin County’s most popular dog names

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Local dog owners mostly lean toward human names for their furry friends.

Fetching the newsThe Franklin County Auditor’s Office provided us a list of every dog name licensed this year.

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