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Charlie Button Gets Around!

Editor’s Note:  We first met Charlie at Dog-O-Ween 2013, along with his constant companion, Elizabeth Guare. Charlie and Elizabeth are also regular customers at the Downtown Farmer’s Market, where FoPAAS has a small booth on the street facing the market. While…
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Putter the Kitten Joins our Family

Our son Brad lost his one-year-old cat when he was 13. He desperately wanted another kitten so of course we took him to the Palo Alto Animal Shelter. Brad looked the choices over carefully, seeking a kitten that was friendly…
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Adventuring With Shilo

If you’re an active person like me, chances are—as the bumper sticker says—your dog is your co–pilot. Many dog breeds are athletic and adventurous by nature.  I happened upon my Black Lab–Border Collie mix, Shilo, seven and a half years…
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Bagel & Cookie

Bagel and Cookie are not related, but they are deeply bonded. Cookie is a Pocket Beagle measuring only 12 inches and weighing 15 lbs. She is delicate and frightened as she leans against Bagel. The two beagles were surrendered at Palo Alto…
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Buster Posey

My family adopted a sweet Orange Tabby from Palo Alto Animal Services in 2010. The day we were able to bring our cat home the Giants were in the World Series, so we decided his name had to be Buster…