Leah

ONE YEAR WITH NO INTEREST, WILL ANYONE EVER COME FOR ME? My name is Leah. I’m starting to think that nobody will give me a chance. I would make an excellent companion for an active adult family and I like other dogs. I’m a girl who loves to have fun, go swimming and would enjoy having a fenced-in yard to run and play in with my people! When I see someone that I don’t know, I bark. Trust me, I’m all talk – I have to alert my people when a stranger is near! But, just ignore me for a minute, and I will soon become your new best friend. Unfortunately, most would just dismiss a dog like me and walk on by, and that’s why I’ve been here for over a year. I’m a real sweet heart once I know you, and it doesn’t take much time or effort. I might put up a front but I’ll melt in your hands like putty shortly after. Loads of love and licks are in the future of my adopter. 

Female, Lab mix, 4 years

Petey

Petey’s got it all – the looks, the charisma, and the loving heart that every potential adopter hopes to take home with them. This sweet senior guy is a volunteer favorite and it’s pretty clear why. He really turns on the charm with his hugs, kisses and desire to be by your side. This angel boy awaits a family that consists of adults or teenagers, and wouldn’t mind sharing his home with another pup. Consider bringing home lots of love – head on over and adopt Petey today!

American Bulldog mix, Male, 10 years

Mimi

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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.

Ezra

I’m Ezra, a 2 year old shepherd mix. I was rescued from an awful situation, which causes me to be very untrusting and scared of people that I don’t know. I’m really hoping someone will come along and see the potential I have to be their best friend. I just need someone who is willing to be patient and get to know me. I need an experienced adult home, I am dog selective so if you have a dog already, we will have to meet first. 

Tater

Teddy bear alert! I’m Tater, a senior guy looking for someone to spend my golden years with. I’m a 13 year old chow chow. I was adopted 11 years ago, but my owner became ill and sadly we had to part ways. I need a quiet adult home where I can be the only pet, and your sole focus. I love going on walks and I really hope I can find a patient and experienced person to retire with.

Luke

Hey, Luke here. I’m a sweet guy looking for my forever home. I’m a 3 year old Lab/Blue heeler mix. I’m good with other dogs and need an adult home. My sister, Leah, is up for adoption too; it would be pretty cool if we could go to a home together, but if you only have room for one that’s okay too. 

Lola

The names Lola. I’m a 9 year old Rottweiler/Boxer mix, so you could say I’ve got a few years of experience in the fine art of friendship. I’m a lively & playful senior girl who would make the perfect companion for a lucky family out there! I would do well in a home with adults or older children, and I even get along with other dogs & cats. Not only am I extremely sweet, I’m smart too. I’ve got my basic commands down and if you wanted to throw me a few treats, I’d be eager to learn more. Every dog deserves to spend their golden years in a loving home, and I’ll be waiting for my people to find me!

Click here to see a video of me.

Sammi

Sammi is a 4 year old female chihuahua. She came from a 200+ dog hoarding situation, so she had very little human contact before coming to the shelter. She would love a patient adult-only home, maybe even with a dog brother/sister. She just needs time and understanding so she can learn that humans are good.

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

 

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
Cutting Edge

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.

Dogs and Cats Board of Directors
Dogs and Cats Forever Board of Directors (not pictured Susan Moore)

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!