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October 28, 2020

Horses as pets? Of course!

Pets aren’t like family; they are family. When the time comes to add a new member to your home, you think about your lifestyle and what you want in a relationship. Maybe you want a pet to join you for walks, play games, listen to your problems while snuggling, relax when you give pets, get nuzzles or someone to nurture and love. We’re not talking about dogs, cats or rabbits. Think bigger. Much bigger. Think horse. That’s right. Let’s change your thinking about horses as pets!

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October 27, 2020

Black cat hocus pocus

If you step on a crack, you’re not going to break your mother’s back. You won’t be doomed for seven years if you break a mirror. If a black cat crosses your path, chances are it’s just trying to get to a comfy spot, and you’re not destined for something nefarious to happen. Speaking of superstitions, with Halloween mere days away, it’s not unusual for the Dumb Friends League staff to receive calls about the dangers of adopting black cats this time of year. These well-meaning supporters fear black cats will be adopted for wicked purposes, but is this just an urban legend?

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October 22, 2020

Painting for Pets: Cat on a Canvas

Join the Dumb Friends League for a night of painting and Halloween fun at Painting for Pets: Cat on a Canvas! Join us right before the spookiest night of the year to paint a beautiful black cat on canvas! Let our artistic expert virtually walk you through all the steps to help you paint while… More

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October 19, 2020

Helping children and adults one stride at a time

Sweet Velvet arrived at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center as a transfer from Kentucky. The 17-year-old Morgan/Walker Cross didn’t travel far to her new home at neighboring Promise Ranch Therapeutic Riding where she spends her days with other equines and one very quiet horse, named Maple Stirrup, who doesn’t eat or need to be cleaned up after (because “she’s” an Equicizer, which is a mechanical horse that simulates riding and its movement), helping people.

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Working with our compassionate community, we will end pet homelessness and animal suffering.