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Pets of the Week

Hey, folks! My name is Atticus. I came to the Shelter in late October (don’t tell anyone, but I even had a police escort, thanks to the Flippin Police Department). I was feeling kinda sad because I was very hungry and my skin was badly infected. I didn’t know what I was going to do. …

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2022 Roundup

Year-end numbers are in for Have A Heart Pet Shelter and what a year 2022 was! In those twelve months, our all-volunteer organization took in/rescued 641 dogs and 192 cats for a total of 833 animals! We processed adoptions for 134 dogs and 187 cats for a total of 321. Additionally, 448 dogs were transferred …

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Pets of the Week

First up this week is this little furball named Forrest (as in “Forrest Gump”). We are not sure where he came from but Forrest was very good at running around. He was hungry, scared, and meowing for help but too scared to get caught right away. A quick-thinking volunteer laid down out by the diesel …

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Pet of the Week

Dear Santa: Hi there! I guess you don’t know me yet, but my name is George Weasley and for about five months I’ve been living here at Have A Heart Pet Shelter in Yellville, Arkansas. I came here at the end of July when some nice canoers found me, my brother (Fred), and three older …

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Winter Precautions

Greetings from the volunteers and furry “residents” of Have A Heart Pet Shelter! We hope everyone enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving holiday and now we gear up for the Christmas season. We are thankful for the continuing donations that are still coming in as a result of our Annual Soup and Chili Supper and auction, as …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Here it is, Thanksgiving week, and we, at Have a Heart Shelter, are thankful for another successful Soup and Chili Supper with Cake and Pie Auction this past Saturday. We had a packed house of community supporters, but we’re all beat so we’ll report more results next week. In the meantime, a big thank you …

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Special Event

First, thank you to those who responded to our SOS for new volunteers in last week’s column. We appreciate you and all the support we get from the community. We could not do what we do without you. But we are still in need of more volunteers so if you can give us a few …

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HELP!

We don’t have a Pet of the Week. That’s because we have many, many Pets of the Week. Each week, we try to find some positive news to share with our readers and supporters. This week we can report we recently adopted three dogs locally and sent six adult dogs to Massachusetts, where four of …

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Pet of the Week

This week, we’d like to pay tribute to Caleb Shaw and Hudson Adams, two seniors from Cotter High School, who held a fundraiser at their school to benefit the animals at Have A Heart Pet Shelter. They collected 219 pounds of dog food, 143 pounds of cat food, 31 pounds of treats as well as …

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Pets of the Week

Sadly, we cannot save them all. We can only save those we can. It is a sad realization that many of the animals and people who reach out to the Shelter cannot be helped, no matter how much we wish we could. There are only so many spaces, people, and resources to help those in need. …

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