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I’m Mimi, a 10 year old Boxer/Beagle mix. Yeah, I’m a senior girl, but I like to be on the move! I’ve got energy and love to run around as if I’m a young pup. Having time to exercise is important to me, whether it is through several daily walks or a fenced-in yard. Swimming is my absolute favorite activity! I know basic commands such as sit and stay. I’m also housebroken. I do need a very special person and that is probably why I’ve been waiting for so long. It takes me awhile to get used to people, and most people aren’t willing to wait. I hope that one day, someone will really try for me. If that person volunteered to spend time with me regularly, it would give me the time that I need to open up to them prior to going home. I would do best as the only pet in the home. I have potential, and I deserve to spend my golden years with a family to call my own.

Sadie

I’m Sadie, a 10 year old lab/shepherd mix, let’s get to know each other. I’m an absolute doll once you get to know me. I am a goofy girl who will wiggle and wag at the sight of a leash; I LOVE walks! I’m not only beautiful, I’m smart too. I know my basic commands and will gladly give you my paw. I need a living situation that can be difficult to find. I would do best as the only pet in a home with one adult person. The reason is, once I find a person of my own, I can be very protective of that person. I promise to make up for it with endless love, loyalty and lots of kisses.

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HANDSOME, SMART & ADOPTABLE…

Beautiful Dre could be your newest family member! This beautiful boy knows his basic commands and loves to play fetch! Dre dreams of having a fenced-in yard some day. He’s got a lot of pep in his step for an older guy but his energy isn’t overwhelming. Dre’s ideal home would be one where he can be with adults or older kids. Dre is good with cats and can be dog selective. Stop by the shelter to meet this sweet man!

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Diesel

This happy guy is named Diesel. Diesel is a 9 year old Lab/American Bulldog mix. He loves to play and has a great disposition. Diesel needs lots of exercise so if you have a big fenced-in yard or love to go on walks Diesel may be the dog for you. 

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Hey, I’m Rex, a 4 year old german shepherd. I can be a little people selective. But those who have gotten to know me call me a sweet guy. I have some medical issues that make it hard for me to be adopted, the staff can tell you more about that. I need an experienced handler in an adult home as the only pet. I promise to be loyal to my owner.

 

Yin

Yin is a 7 year old Lab/American Bulldog mix who has called the shelter her home for many years, but she is hopeful that some day her special person will find her. She would like to be someone’s one and only baby, so she is in search of a home without other pets. Yin is very playful and desires a fenced-in yard to call her own. She prefers men over women. This beautiful girl truly has the potential to be an incredible companion.

Dogs and Cats Forever 1st Quarter Newsletter of 2015

If you are interested in taking a peek at the Dogs and Cats Forever quarterly newsletter then look no further.

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You can also sign up on our mailing list to receive a copy of the newsletter via regular old snail mail at the following link:

http://dogsandcatsforever.com/news/newsletter-sign-up/

Thank you for your continued support of Dogs and Cats Forever.

Thank you to Treasure Coast Advocates for Seniors

Treasure Coast Advocates for Seniors will assist seniors if they would like to adopt a senior animal from Dogs and Cats by donating the food and medical services for the 1st year.

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$500.00 was presented to Julie Paterson on Thurs August 28th 2014
In Photo.. Catherine Griffin ( Board Member)
Julie Paterson (Volunteer)
Photo taken by Marisol’s Photography Inc

Keller Williams Realty and Dogs & Cats Forever team up for The Dog Days of Summer

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Keller Williams Realty, PGA Village, 9700 Reserve Blvd., Saint Lucie West, Port St. Lucie and Dogs & Cats Forever are teaming up for “Christmas in July” during July and August.
A donation drop-off center is in the lobby for Dogs & Cats Forever for monetary donations and supplies.

The shelter is looking for American-made dog and cat treats, cat litter, towels, and cleaning supplies — dish detergent and bleach.

A Kuranda bed may be donated by going to: http://dogsandcatsforever.com/donate/donate-a-kuranda-bed/

Checks should be made payable to Dogs & Cats Forever, Inc. (In memo) KW Fundraiser And mailed to:

Dogs and Cats Forever
PO Box 880043
Port St Lucie, Fl. 34988

For more information, call Keller Williams Realty 772-236-5700.

For more information about Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc., call 772-489-5454.

Annual Dogs and Cats Forever Dinner and Show

Update: Tickets are now on sale at our thrift store located at 1762 SW Bayshore Blvd. PSL. Fl. Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

You can also purchase tickets at the following link: Tickets

D&C_Dinner1Chef Jacques Schlock le Bloch, France’s leading wine connoisseur, is touting his own varietals as well as the opening his new St. Lucie restaurant, Escargot Mais Oui! Eatery. But, does his sommelier, Candy Coq Au Vin, have something to hide, or is she just there to pop his cork? Petula Pignoli, famous Italian songstress, is also present…but what exactly are she and local party planner, Tiffany Tira-Misu, cooking up? There are shenanigans galore, and it’s up to the summoned detective and the guests to figure out who wants to stomp out the competition…permanently!

2014 Calendars

Calendar_1The famous and widely anticipated Dogs and Cats Forever 2014 Calendars are finally available. You can purchase a calendar at both the shelter as well as the thrift store. The calendars are $10.00 each which goes directly to help dogs and cats at the shelter.

Dogs and Cats Forever thanks all the sponsers and communities support of the premiere No-Kill Animal Shelter of the Treasure Coast.

Photographs proudly provided by: Shannon DiBenedetto, Captured Memories Photography!

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2014 Enjoyment Books

The 2014 Enjoyment books are finally here. For as little as $35 you will receive a coupon book for fine dining, fast food, recreation, golf, auto service, dry cleaning and more. All coupons are either 2 for 1 or 50% off. Each book sold brings in $10 for Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. You can eat out three times and the book pays for itself. Get them while they last and take advantage of some great savings at your favorite restaurants and stores around the area. When you win, the dogs and cats at the shelter win. We are selling the books at the shelter and the thrift store. Don’t wait. These go fast!2014_Enjoyment_Book

Shelter Address:
Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc.
4600 Selvitz Road
Fort Pierce, Florida, 34981
Phone number:(772)489-5454

Thrift Store Address:
1762 SW Bayshore Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL. 34984
Phone number: (772)879-6002

 

Dogs and Cats Forever Newsletter

The Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. Fall edition of the newsletter is now available. If you would like to be added to the Dogs and Cats Forever newsletter mailing list, you can also subscribe here http://dogsandcatsforever.com/news/newsletter-sign-up/

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Grand Opening and Pet Adoption

All Creatures Animal Hospital 5885 South Kanner Highway in Stuart, Florida is having their grand opening and open house Saturday and Sunday August 24th and 25th from 12 to 5pm.AllCreaturesAnimal

All Creatures Animal Hospital has invited Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. to show some of our animals ready for adoption.  They have made room for us to have twenty-four cats and ten dogs there for the weekend . If you’re in the area this weekend, stop in and adopt a dog or cat and meet a great Veterinarian in Stuart. We hope to see you there.

Scentsy Fundraiser for Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc.

scentsyFund1 Do you like Scentsy? Do you like supporting a great no-kill animal shelter?

Michelle Little, independent Scentsy Consultant from Miami has graciously agreed to give 30% of all Scentsy sales to Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc.

Scentsy makes perfect scents!

Vist Michelle’s Scentsy website, buy something that smells good, and help your hometown no-kill animal shelter at the same time. Michelle’s Scentsy Site. 

You can also call Michelle at 305-209-8228 with any questions or concerns.

Give Dad something that’s more memorable than a tie! The Father’s Day Gallery Collection includes your choice of a Charcoal or Cream Gallery Warmer and one of five* limited-edition Gallery Frames that reflect some of Dad’s favorite pastimes.

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-Bass (Fishing)
-Buck (Hunting)
-Buckaroo (Horseback)
-Birdie (Golf)
-Bike (Motorcycle)
$35 for limited time only!
*Additional Father’s Day Collection Gallery Frames are available for purchase at $7.

Golf Tournament Success!

The Dogs & Cats Forever Golf Tournament was held Saturday, April 20th. Thanks to Chris, Maureen and their wonderful staff at St. James Golf Club, advertising provided by “Your Voice” and “Hometown News”, our twenty-four hole sponsors and our silent auction sponsors, the event was a huge success.IMG_4737

Our sponsors for the silent auction were:

Fusion Salon
Legacy Country Club
The Bug Guys
Evergreen Country Club
St. James Golf Club
Brett Cook, Sports Medicine Instructor
Publix

Thank you to:

Mickeys Restaurant in Ft. Pierce
Margo Street
Marisol’s Photography
Patti Mansfeild
Susan Lieberman

Hole sponsors:

Appel Accounting – Tax Solutions
DMR Consulting Service
Hometown News
Your Voice
The Tin Fish Tradition
Richard Gemelli – Cruise One
River Place on the St. Lucie HOA
Farmer Irwin Corporation – Alan D. Long
Brenda Weber -Medicare Insurance
Dimilia Nancy Ouellette
Polly John Scheuten
Bob Sue Polakow
Pre-Owned Homes, LLC
Sisters Too, Unique Home Furnishing
Madison Estate Gallery Boutique
Lenny Agin – Affordable Floors
School Development Group
Regency Dental – Dr. Joseph C. Catuogno, DDS
Floresta Pharmacy Convenience Store
Bella Roma Italian Market Bakery
Marisol’s Photography
Bill and Caroline Knudsen
Apicella Family
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First, second and third place plaques were graciously donated by Cutting Edge.

A field of 78 golfers enjoyed a great day of golf, lunch and prizes. As a result of our great field of golfers, our sponsors and event host, Mary Ann and her great volunteers, Julie, Maureen, Caroline, Danielle and Jane, the event brought in $4,100.00 for Dogs & Cats Forever, Inc., a No-Kill animal shelter.

Another Dogs and Cats Forever Success

HostsThanks to the most gracious hosts, Jack & Ceejay Heckenberg (pictured here with Jim and Vita Marie Torres), the fundraiser held at their home on Sunday, March 24th  brought in $13,580.00 for Dogs & Cats Forever, Inc. a no kill animal shelter in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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One hundred and seventy-two guests dined on appetizers from sponsors such as Cuisine256, OooLaLa Catering, Tutto Fresco, and many more. Beverages were provided by Southern Eagle Distributors. Top notch entertainment consisted of “All Around Entertainment for You” with Melissa & Rich. The flowers donated by St. Lucie Florist graced the tables that were donated by Eventmakers. Our volunteer bartenders were Chris Dobek and Jimmy Tresco, our wait staff Jackie Massaro, and Melissa Reese. Our Photographer & Artist, Karla Smith drove up from Boca Raton to capture the event. Additional photography was provided by Marisol Guntkowski.

Every guest went home with a “Doggie Bag” provided by PrimeK9Cuisine of Miami and BoneAppetit out of Casselberry, Florida.

The committee chairs, Kathy DiChiara, Fran Fernandes, Angela Gardella, Mich Moeding, and Amy Vanderbreggen’s teamwork was evident at this function. Everything went off with out a hitch. Let’s not forget the volunteers Porcha Beneditti, MaryLou Flynn, Judy Marchionni, Hilda Rosa and Jan Zeek. None of their husbands got off easy either, they were put to work behind the scenes.

All and all the hard work paid off because it was a tremendous success!

Charity Golf Tournament

GolfFlyer Mark your calendars and get your foursomes together!

When: Saturday April 20th, 2013
Where: St. James Golf Club, Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Time: 7:00 AM registration, 8:00AM Shotgun Start
Cost: $75.00 per person / $280 per foursome (price includes lunch, prizes, favors, green fees and golf cart)
Contact: Mary Ann Russell 954-830-8368

A portion of each fee is tax deductible and will go to the Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. animal shelter to support the animals.

Don’t miss this opportunity for some excellent golf, and a chance to support some very deserving dogs and cats.

Click the Reservation form below, Save and Print. Mail your completed forms and checks made payable to Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. to:

Dogs and Cats Forever
C/O Mary Ann Russell
555 SW Sanctuary Drive
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986

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