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LEXI is an adult female tabby, super sweet and very friendly. She is 10 years old, a really nice cat. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski… Read more

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Bridget Bowery of Oxford captured the Training Hunter Championship aboard Maverick at the Fox Crossing Presidents Day Horse Show on a snowy Monday, February 18, in Morris. Maverick and Bridget train at Another Farm in Woodbury.

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NEW MILFORD — The Animal Welfare Society is ready to break ground on a new 1,300 square-foot expansion and renovation of its current building and a ceremony is planned for Tuesday, April 2 at 8 Dodd Rd.

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NEWTOWN — The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary will describe its Senior Paw Project during a Lunch and Learn at noon Friday, March 29, in the Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Rd.

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APHARO is a gorgeous black adult male, super sweet and friendly. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter.net. Additional pictures or …

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut will host a Volunteer Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the rescue farm located at 43 Wilbur Rd.

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The Nonnewaug High School Vocational Agriculture program had five goats and four lambs born during one week recently, including Abe and George, who were born on Presidents Day, Monday, February 18.

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DANTE is a healthy and affectionate male neutered brown tabby mix cat, about 2 years old. He loves attention, loves being with people, is active and playful. Dante is in urgent need of a reliable foster home until placed. Everything will be provided. To learn more, call Pet Protectors, 203-3…

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COLBY is an affectionate mostly orange and white male neutered cat, about 2 to 3 years old. He may be slightly shy at first and then soon comes around. He loves attention, is healthy, playful and mellow. He is fine with most other cats and may be happiest with another cat in the home. Colby …

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TOOTSIE is an adult female dilute calico. Super sweet and friendly, she loves to hang out on a lap or next to her person. She is declawed and about 8 years old. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appoin…

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LEXI is an adult female tabby who is very sweet and friendly. She is 10 years old and a really nice cat. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanow…

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APHARO is a gorgeous black adult male cat, super sweet and friendly. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter.net. Additional pictures…

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TOOTSIE is a sweet and friendly female dilute calico who loves to hang out with people. She is declawed and about 8 years old. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more informat…

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PEACHES is a spayed female Chihuahua-Dachshund mix with tan, fawn and white coloring, about 10 lbs. and 3 years old. She is a little unsure of strangers but once she knows you, she will be a faithful and loyal companion. Peaches walks well on a leash and is not an excessive barker. She may d…

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ISABELLE is a warm, friendly, Domestic Short Haired cat. This spayed female is about 2 years old with mostly white coloring with black spots on her nose and body. Isabelle loves people. When the volunteers open her cat cage, she climbs onto their shoulders. The adoption fee of $200 includes …

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SARA is a spayed female Tortie, 1 to 1-1/2 years old, who is friendly, happy and loyal. She needs to be the only pet in the home as she likes to chase other cats and dogs. Sara’s adoption fee of $200 includes a vet examination, a health certificate, de-worming, testing for FELV/FIV, spay and…

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WASHINGTON — The Humane Organization Representing Suffering Equines will host a Valentine’s Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, February 9, at 43 Wilbur Rd.

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Autumn Loomis, 14, of Watertown received a new camera for Christmas. When her mother, Tara Kottman, drove her to Hard Hill Road in Bethlehem on Wednesday, January 30, Autumn captured these photos of an eagle perched in a tree, then soaring over the snow-covered hill.

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Rd., will host a two-day Tack Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, January 26 and 27, to benefit their newest rescue, Thunder Heart, a handsome 13-year-old Warmblood gelding recovering from being hit by lightening.

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Christina Berardis of Middlebury won a $5,000 grant for Spotty Dog Rescue in Waterbury as part of the Petco Foundation’s sixth annual Holiday Wishes campaign. She submitted an essay on the love between her son, Zach, and their dog, George, who they adopted from Spotty Dog. Ms. Berardis recei…

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PRINCESS is sweet Chihuahua/Dachshund mix, 9 years old, a spayed female weighing 10 pounds. Princess likes other dogs. She has a beautiful personality with a quiet, calm disposition and only barks when someone arrives at the door. Her adoption fee of $200 includes veterinarian examination, u…

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SMOKEY is an adult female cat who is super sweet and very friendly. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter.net. Additional pictures …

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BLAKE is a sweet and mellow black and white cat with green eyes, a neutered male, about 3 to 4 years old. Healthy and affectionate, he may be slightly shy at first and then soon comes around. He loves attention, is fine with most other cats and would be great company for someone alone. Blake…

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LEXI is an adult female tabby, super sweet and very friendly. She is 10 years old. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter.net. Addit…

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Nonnewaug High School sow, Joy Marie, birthed a record-breaking 20 piglets on Thursday, December 6, at the Agriscience center in Woodbury.

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BLAKE is a sweet and mellow black and white cat with green eyes, a neutered male, about 3 years old. He is affectionate and healthy. He may be slightly shy at first and then soon comes around. He loves attention, is fine with most other cats and would be great company for someone alone. Blak…

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TESSA is a petite brown tabby mix cat with green eyes. About 4 to 5 years old, she is mellow, healthy and affectionate, loves attention and is fine with other cats. She is in urgent need of a reliable foster home until placed; everything will be provided. To learn more, call Pet Protectors, …

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LEXI is an adult female tabby, super sweet and very friendly. She is 10 years old, a really nice cat. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski…

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Cavalier Farm rider Sara Carter with Shakira was Champion in Adult English Pleasure at the Fox Crossing Horse Show, November 11 in Morris.

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ANSONIA — The Ansonia Nature Center hosts Creature Features at noon Saturdays at the center, 10 Deerfield Rd.

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Cavalier Farm riders Alexa Massimin of Southbury and Devon LeMoine of Roxbury (in photo at left) rode Shakira, winning the Low Training Jumper division at the Fox Crossing Horse Show, November 11 in Morris.

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Cavalier Farm rider Taylor Larson of Southbury rode Clifford in Lead Line and was Champion at the Fox Crossing Horse Show, November 11 in Morris. Taylor is pictured with instructor Cheryl LeMoine.

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, will host its annual Christmas Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at 43 Wilbur Rd.

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TOOTSIE is an adult female dilute calico who is super sweet and friendly. She loves to hang out on someone’s lap. She is declawed and about 8 years old. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. T…

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TRIXIE is losing her longtime home after many years as her owner is going into assisted living and cannot take her. Trixie is a wonderful, loving dog, a shepherd-chow mix, 9 years old, mellow and gentle. She needs a home where someone will be around often. She is healthy, she loves attention…

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Nonnewaug High School’s Woodbury For Future of Agriculture state-winning Dairy Judging Team placed first overall at the Big E Regional FFA Dairy Judging Contest against nine other state-winning teams from across the Northeast. The team includes Julia Wisniewski (left), Claire Delohery, Hayle…

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CRYSTAL is a calm and mellow spayed female, a pretty brown and white cat, about 6 years old. She may be shy at first but loves attention and may be fine with another mellow cat or dog. She would be great company for someone alone. Crystal is losing her home as her foster family is moving soo…

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SPOT is a young male, about a year old. He’s full of energy, very friendly and loves to play. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Those seeking more information may email spacanowski@charter…

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TIGERLILY is an adult female calico, small in size and extremely sweet and friendly. She had found her forever home but sadly the cats there didn’t welcome her. SPCA of Connecticut is located at 359 Spring Hill Rd. in Monroe. Adoption hours are noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appoin…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury FFA will host the annual Holiday Pet Adoption from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Rd.

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ANSONIA — The Ansonia Nature Center offers pet loss grief support sessions by appointment at the center, 10 Deerfield Rd.

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WASHINGTON — HORSE of Connecticut will host a three-day Tack Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 16, 17 and 18, at the farm located at 43 Wilbur Rd.

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SOUTHBURY — A four-person delegation from Daegu, South Korea, toured the Southbury Dog Park on Tuesday, October 30, to learn about the Dog Park’s history and operations as the group plans a large park for their own city of 2.5 million people.

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Cool weather didn’t dampen the fun at Another Farm’s annual Halloween Party and Show on Sunday, October 28 in Woodbury. First place in the costume parade was 9-year-old Tess Kemp, riding Spike.

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APHARO (above) is a gorgeous black adult male cat, sweet and friendly. He came with his brother, Blue (below), who is bigger, sweet but a bit shy. As kittens, Apharo and Blue were adopted together but returned at age 6 as their adopter does not have time for them. They can be adopted togethe…

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The Rev. Sherry Hardwick Thomas hosted a Blessing of the Animals at Christ Episcopal Church in Roxbury on Saturday, October 6. Holly, a yellow Lab belonging to Andy Johnson of Washington (pictured), was perhaps the most enthusiastic of the creatures in attendance. Blessings were bestowed on …

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Rev. Howard Mayer blessed Charlie the Percheron, owned by Matt Minor, during the annual Blessing of the Animals, Sunday, October 14, at Woodbury’s First Congregational Church. Charlie’s friend Diamond (back) also attended.

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Crystal is a pretty female spayed brown/white tabby mix cat with green eyes, about 5 to 6 years old. She is mellow, calm, affectionate, healthy and a real sweetheart. Crystal might be shy at first and then soon comes around. She would be best in a quiet home and might prefer to be the only p…