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    1. Find A Friend: Rock, the boxer

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      Are you a fan of silly, sensitive, stubborn, wiggle-butt boys known for puppy behavior into their senior years? Are you looking for a soul-mate who shares the theme song, My Way? Marvelous. Florida Boxer Angels has your date with destiny: meet Rock, a 5-year old pure-bred rescued from a lonely life of neglect and …

      Rock is a 5-year old pure-bred rescued from a lonely life of neglect and isolation.
    2. Hernando Pet of the Week for Feb. 24

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      Pet of the week | Gracie

      Gracie is a 10-year-old mixed breed. She is sweet, affectionate and likes to be taken on walks. She would make a wonderful companion. Inquiries about adopting Gracie or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley …

      Humane Society of the Nature Coast
    3. Find A Friend: Simon, the Shepherd Mix

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      Simon was seized from a neglectful owner who kept him sad and hungry. But life got rosy, thanks to his Second Chance Friends, and Simon's blossomed like a long-stemmed classic. He loves kids, other dogs and mild-mannered playtime. Simon says: stick your tongue out and dance like no one's watching. Simon says: relax, …

      Simon loves kids, other dogs and mild-mannered playtime.
    4. Find A Friend: Duke and Duchess, the kittens

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      Did Valentine's Day lose you? Maybe Cupid's arrow needs GPS, because true love and companionship are most easily found in the comfort of a royal catnap. Duke and Duchess are 7-month-old siblings, survivors of adversity. Now, the orange bro-Tabby and his Tortoiseshell sis are bonded, healthy, social and know how to drive …

      Duke and Duchess are 7-month-old siblings, survivors of adversity.
    5. Hernando Pet of the Week for Feb. 17

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      Pippy is a 6-year-old domestic shorthair. He's a bit shy and tends to keep to himself, but likes having his belly pet and chin scratched, and he loves treats. He doesn't like loud people. Inquiries about adopting Pippy or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and …

      Humane Society of the Nature Coast
    6. Rumor the German shepherd wins best in show at Westminster (w/video)

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      NEW YORK — Quite a rally for Rumor — a commanding comeback for German shepherds, too.

      A handler poses for photographs with Rumor, a German shepherd, after Rumor won Best In Show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in New York. [Associated Press]
    7. Hernando Pet of the Week for Feb. 10

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      Marley is a 2-year-old mountain cur Lab mix. He likes to jump, run and sniff around, and most of all loves to take long walks. Marley, who has been neutered, is a little sensitive — he doesn't like dominant people. Inquiries about adopting Marley or other dogs and cats can be made at the Humane Society of the …

      Marley is a 2-year-old mountain cur Lab mix.
    8. Find A Friend: Paris, the Valentine Doxie mix

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      Paris left a dark past behind in favor of a fresh, new start. Her very name was chosen for the city of light and love. But Paris doesn't require a French chateau. Au contraire! She's grateful for the simplicity and security of a soft, indoor doggie boudoir. Paris is 5-years-old and 32 pounds of Valentine sugar. The …

      Paris is 5-years-old and 32 pounds of Valentine sugar.
    9. Find A Friend:

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      Zeke is always singing a happy song, after all, he ain't nuthin' but a hound dog. This lanky, 10-month-old, 44-pound pup is housetrained, friendly and very playful. He loves kids, other dogs, and possibly cats, too. With his richly tri-colored coat, Zeke has elegant features and appears to be a Walker Tree Hound mix …

      Zeke, 10-month-old 44-pound pup, is housetrained, friendly and very playful.
    10. Find A Friend: Georgie the AmStaff

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      Whether you love football or just the "pigskin" parties, Georgie's definitely your first-round pick. This happy, stealthy, 70-pounder is always ready for playtime on the gridiron-grass. Logically speaking, Georgie should have a strong and capable handler, but he's never a tough customer. In fact, the 3-year old, …