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Willow is a young dog at the Highland County Dog Pound in Hillsboro, Ohio.

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Buffy F (93)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 11:14 pm
Please do share everywhere, she has very little time!!!

Past Member (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 2:41 am
noted,shared,tweeted and fb.

Danuta W (1249)
Monday August 27, 2012, 3:36 am

Past Member (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 3:39 am
"Willow is a young dog at the Highland County Dog Pound in Hillsboro, Ohio.

Willow knows that is is in a place that she should not be - you can see the trepidation on her sweet face.

Willow is on the "urgent" list - a place that no adoptable dog should be. This lovely girl is a shelter favorite - a quiet dog who sits patiently to wait for her turn to walk.

A dog who walks gently on lead and behaves well around other dogs.

A dog who needs - who deserves - a chance at a life outside of this dog pound.

Willow is suffering from a skin infection (not mange) which is being treated.

I know about Willow and now you, the reader, does as well. Will you please take two seconds to share her information? Networking saves lives.

With a bit of help from strangers, Willow may once again roll in the grass, chase after a squirrel and savor one on one time by the side of her own special person.

With just a bit of help, there is hope..."

Carolyn S (151)
Monday August 27, 2012, 5:13 am
noted and shared with Facebook

. (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 9:17 am
noted and shared

Yvonne F (181)
Monday August 27, 2012, 9:40 am
How sweet she is!!! I cross my fingers she will get a forever home soon! Thanks for posting

Buffy F (93)
Monday August 27, 2012, 10:40 am
Thanks for the support everyone!!!

Laura H (964)
Monday August 27, 2012, 2:28 pm
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE SHARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you.

Laura H (964)
Monday August 27, 2012, 2:29 pm
Willow is running out of time-please share now!!!

Laura H (964)
Monday August 27, 2012, 2:30 pm
I will share Willow's story with all of my Ohio groups; such a lovely girl...I hope and pray she will be saved.

I wish I could adopt her.

Thank you Buffy.

Laura H (964)
Monday August 27, 2012, 2:31 pm
WILLOW is in OHIO; she is running out of time~PLEASE SHARE.

Laura H (964)
Monday August 27, 2012, 3:37 pm
Shared with my Ohio groups; I pray it helps!

Patrizia S (315)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:03 pm
shared noted posted ty

Past Member (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:16 pm
Willow is such a sweet girl !!. Since I don't live in Ohio I have forwared this to my friends. I hope some kind person rescues willow and gives her a forever home.

Buffy F (93)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:40 pm
I got no news yet on her. I hope this means she is ok. But till I know more, wont jump into conclusions. Will let you all know if I hear anything. I heard Ohio is a tough place for shelter animals. We got to change that, and target them. For that they change!!!

Drea Van Scott (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 5:23 pm
Tweeted this. No animal should ever be on a kill list!!

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday August 27, 2012, 5:33 pm

paula eaton (30)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:03 pm
Poor little girl. I hope she is adopted.

Dawn F (3)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 1:25 am

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 1:59 am
I hope she soon finds a loving forever home.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 5:37 am
Noted - please Lord let her and all the others find a forever kind, loving and compassionate home.

Donna B (36)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 7:20 am
She is in my prayers and hoping she finds that forever home today!! Noted. Thx Buffy!!

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:14 am
Together we can save her life, please someone she is a beautiful girl that needs a lot of love!

MmAway M (506)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:32 am
Praying that she gets a forever home!

Ruth Thank you for the forward! Buffy, THANK YOU for being Willow's voice and Plea for Love!

Arlene Mary Baladi (40)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:33 am
Praying that someone will help this beautiful girl! Noted and shared.

Dawn M (142)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:34 am
Noted, Shared on twitter!

Sandi C (98)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:42 am
done. praying for Willow!

. (0)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:38 am

Laura H (964)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:38 am
I'm trying to find an update...
Any news?!?!?!

Buffy F (93)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:54 am
No nothing yet. I got a friend on it, but she didnt get back to me yet.

divergent revolution (309)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 10:00 am
noted. This pains me as I don't know anyone in a position to help.
I would but limited to a boat right now,and travel a lot.
Poor furbaby needs a home...this is SO SAD!!!
wish I could help...Have rescued before only to have my rescue die within the year.

Buffy F (93)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 10:08 am
Sorry to hear that tasunka.

mike rollo (71)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 10:44 am
Please help Willow.How can anyone look into that sweet face while they put a needle in her vein to kill her and then go home to their pets and family? The ultimate betrayal for the dog being put down and the innocent dog at home who is unaware of their owners disregard for the life of another dog

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 5:46 pm
Noted! And praying to God that anyone here who lives there ...PLEASE JUST GET HER OUT OF THERE NOW!

Buffy F (93)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:51 pm
We have been calling the shelter, till now no luck in getting someone. We will keep calling. I am finding strange that nobody is giving updates on the site. This is annoying. But we will keep on trying.If anyone else gets something before please do let us know.

Ingrid A (524)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 9:09 pm
Its noted and shared.

Laura H (964)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 9:32 am
Still sharing, hoping, praying...

. (0)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 9:51 am
done. I hope some kind person will take her in. Will ask everyone I know
................Thank you Bufy and to all who sent fwds

P. L. Neola (21)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 12:58 pm
I hope that things will work out for her. Unfortunately, I am feeling very guilty right now, because I intend to adopt two rabbits from a no-kill shelter, the Nevada SPCA.

I feel so sorry for animals that end up in shelters that euthanize their furry residents. Shelters that euthanize animals should extend the time for shelter visitors or victims. I feel this way, because I had to visit the Nevada SPCA website almost every day for close to six weeks before I finally felt like taking the plunge for providing a forever home for two specific rabbits.

I have nothing against animals. Unfortunately, I am a very slow healer when my pets pass away. I have not had or wanted a pet for the last ten years. Someone like me is very slow to warming up to the idea of adopting a new pet. I really had to look at their pictures almost every day before I realized that I would not mind taking them into my home.

I invested in the electrical cord protectors, the rabbit pellets, and the canister for holding all the pellets last Monday. Tuesday, I bought a one piece wooden hutch and play area on clearance online. It should be arriving in a week by UPS ground. Today, Wednesday, I bought the feeding bowls, some apple sticks, a tube of hairball remedy, the salt lick, some Timothy hay, and some litter. Tomorrow, I believe I will be picking up the litter box and the water bottle containers.

When the cage arrives, I must assemble it. I hope this project goes well. Once their little bedroom—the cage—is ready, then, I plan on picking up two rabbits. I hope to get the two I have been eyeing for the last several weeks. However, if they are adopted out before I am ready to buy and pick them up, then, I will not be upset, because I have also selected two other rabbits for alternates.

My point to this comment is that many people really do not know that they want or need a pet, especially if they are healing from the loss of a pet. I wonder if any of the kill shelters realize that they have frequent online visitors. I honestly do not know if the kill shelters publish on their websites when each facility intends to euthanize specific animals. Since I was visiting a no-kill website, I never felt pressured to make a quick decision in adopting. I feel that, if many of these kill shelters would extend the time for shelter animals, the facilities would actually adopt more out to forever home than they do now!

Buffy F (93)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 5:54 am
Thank you for sharing Portland. Hope you have a haapy time with you new part of the family. Thank you for giving them a home.

About Willow, nothing. We keep getting the machine. Running out of options here. I am not in the area.

Laura H (964)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 9:30 am
I wish we could get some news...this is so frustrating!!!!

Buffy F (93)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 11:09 pm
I got some information. The person I need to talk to is named Kathy and her number is 937-393-8191. She is gone for the day but I can get her tomorrow. The lady I talked to said NO dogs are being put down during the week so Willow is safe until I can talk to Kathy. I will catch her tomorrow. Still trying for this sweet baby.


Buffy F (93)
Friday August 31, 2012, 10:20 pm
Update on Willow,

She is fine. She needs to finish her antibiotics and could use another bath but is good to go. Willow has had some people locally asking about her, but they were told she needed to finish her meds, so nothing solid for her yet. She is in good shape Kathy said and she is adoptable and very sweet. You can call either number, just be warned the number listed in the article is her home number and it is ok to call there as she is sometimes there, but her husband has had a stroke and if you get him, he may say she doesn't even live there LOL. She said she was sorry about that. She is the only officer for the whole area. But she will answer the voicemail on the second number as quickly as she can Try the 937-393-8191 first and leave a message, if you have to, you can then try the one listed in the article.

Best of Luck to this Baby!

So if anyone here or where you spread this is interested on Willow give this number above.

Laura H (964)
Sunday September 2, 2012, 6:44 pm
What is the latest news?!?!?!

Buffy F (93)
Monday September 3, 2012, 12:07 am
She is still there, looking for a home. That is all we could get out. So this needs to be spread still. She is still alive. Some people are showing interest. You can call this number 937-393-8191 if you like more infos. Thank you for all the support for Willow.

Buffy F (93)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 12:31 pm
Great News,

Willow has been adopted as of this morning by a no kill group and will have a safe forever home, YEAH! Kathy said thank you anyway for trying.
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