Pets of the Week April 1, 2013

Add Camp Chinquapin training to his already legion accomplishments and you have the dog-son for all seasons — Hank’s 11 and as assuredly house trained as any civilized guy ever was, gifted with great health, genteel manners, the ability to “Sit” for a treat, and a calm, trusting, and impish outlook. His Jack Russell/Hound/mix heritage shows clearly in his keen attention to you; he’ll run when you call his name, but you won’t find even a hint of hyper. Generous-hearted Hank hasn’t caused us a moment’s concern since his parents surrendered him; apparently loving everyone he meets — kids, grownups and the dog friends in his playgroup, is simply part of his inimitable savoir faire. Although he’s good on a leash Hank’s more sofa-dog than outdoorsman; his favorite assignment’s helping you watch all your favorite Netflix, cheerfully ensconced by your side, perhaps your most cultured friend, and soon the best-educated, too. Visit Hank at Camp Chinquapin and see how much additional polish this well-schooled student can acquire, and then teach him how fine it is to be part of your loving home, where he’ll never need to forgive again.

He’s a Tuxedoed 3-year-old socialite in jet black and immaculate white, but his character’s so warmly colorful it seems to span the spectrum; and Ed likes to color outside the lines, too, especially when it comes to eating. Let us hasten to say that his box-keeping’s normal, but his water doubles as a finger bowl, and his food is everywhere, with a towel draped over it who knows why — it all makes perfect sense to him, as obvious a pursuit as luxuriating in your company. Ed was found stray in Greenwood, a gentleman who knows how to live outdoors; he’s so polite he asks permission before hopping in your lap, once there he’s instantly comforting. Ed purrs and talks softly because he’s a listener — kind, patient and perceptive; as inventive as he is he can’t imagine a more enthralling place than with you (or your kids for that matter, and he’s fine with other pets, too.) Go to Petsmart and touch the color of Ed’s luscious heart, tell them the exact shade; then take him home so he can wrap you in every radiant hue of friendship, your very own maker of daily rainbows.

The Greenwood Humane Society is a not-for-profit organization committed to the compassionate care and protection of animals.

Their purpose is to give sanctuary to abandoned, abused, and neglected animals, provide education to the public on responsible and humane pet ownership, encourage the public to spay and neuter their pets by providing low cost surgery, and encourage adoptions of those animals placed in their care.

Their adoption center is open Monday through Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm est.

Visit their website at to see these and other available pets.

864-942-8775 (Shelter Adoption Area)
864-223-2498 (Spay/Neuter Clinic)