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					                       The AnimAl FArm

                         Brenda ramthun, director 870-240-8117

                                                                                            Food alerT
It’s that time again . . . .
                                                                                            Buy One Bag,
Donations, workers needed for booth                                                         Get One Free
on Saturdays & April rummage sale
                                                                                              One of the easiest
                                                                                            ways to donate food to

$    pr ing is here and that means it’s time
     for one of the shelter’s main fund
r aiser s — the giant rumma ge sale
                                                                                            the shelter is through
                                                                                              Use the Website
                                                                                            above, or at the shelter’s
at the Cr aighead County Fair grounds                                                       Website home page click on the link
Saturday, A pril 12.                                                                        to the “Pedigree Matching Food
Donations of used, but not abused,                                                            When you purchase a 22 lb. bag
items are needed to r aise money for the                                                    for $9.99 Pedigree matches the food
                                                                                            donation. In the “Find a Shelter”
animals. Some items that sell especially                                                    box, choose the Animal Farm.
well are fur niture , bedding, cur tains,                                                     The shelter is critically in need of
toys, books, CDs and clothing. But, we’ll                                                   food donations and of groups or
take anything in decent condition you                                                       individuals to help with food drives.
                                                                                               Additional stores to donate
want to donate .                                                                            broken bags of food or treats are
                                                                                            also needed. Paragould and Parker
Anything not sold at the r ummage                                                           Road WalMarts and Sams Club in
sale on Apr il 12 will be taken to the                                                      Jonesboro do this.
shelter’s booth #17 in the F a rville          If you can help wor k dur ing the r ummage
                                                                                              About 650 lbs. of dry dog food are
Curve stora ge sheds on Highway                                                             used each week at the shelter.
                                               sale or have items to donate call the
49 between Jonesboro and Par agould.
Volunteer s keep the stor age shed booth
                                               shelter and let us know. Ar r angements         Thanks so Much . . .
open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most                can be made for a volunteer to come          [ Alan and Terri Jenkins for
Saturdays.                                     pick up items or for you to br ing them      a new wash machine
                                               to the Far ville shed on Saturdays or to     [ Billy and Bettye Wallace
Volunteers a re needed to wor k                the Fair grounds on Fr iday, Apr il 11.      for a chain saw
the r ummage sale Apr il 12 and to help                                                     [ Drew Lutrell for a giant tarp
keep the stor age shed booth open on           All proceeds are used toward vet
                                                                                            [ Carolyn Dowling for flea and
Saturdays. Help is also needed to move         expenses and to provide tick and flea        tick preventative
items to the Fair grounds and set up from      preventative , hear twor m preventative ,
noon to 7 p.m. on Fr iday, Apr il 11.          food, etc ., for animals at the shelter.
[ [ [ [
Cute , Smart, LoyaL   and   e aSy to PLeaSe : Wanted one good person to call our own.

                                                                                                      Hop to it
                                                                                            Spay/neuter: The reason our
                                                                                            shelter and every other shelter is
                                                                                            sooooo full is because there are not
                                                                                            enough responsible homes for all
                                                                                            the homeless furry friends. Please,
                                                                                            encourage everyone you know to
                                                                                            spay/neuter pets. And, it’s healthier
                                                                                            for the animal, too!
                                                                                            Keep ‘em cool: Make sure your
                                                                                            pet stays cool this spring and sum-
    Season             Mango              Curly              Tab         Sounder &Shiloh    mer. Provide plenty of cool water
                                                                                            and shelter from heat and storms!
 The Animal Farm                                                                         Vol. 4 No. 1, March 2008

          Hummelstein recycling

Re cyc l e: Help
E a rt h & shelter                                                                                                                   a
                                                                                                                                 Spring has sprung and one of
Take your recyclables to Hummelstein                                                                                                                         a
                                                                                                                                 the greatest needs is for vol-
Recycling in Jonesboro. Ask the recycle
center to add the money you raise to the                                                                                        aunteers to help with spring
shelter’s account 294631.
                                                                                                                                 cleaning at the shelter.
                                                                                                                                 Also, along with the change  a
The center sends the donations raised to
the shelter. It’s easy and good for the en-                                                                                      a seasons comes some new
vironment and for our furry friends at the                                                                                       needs for the animals and
Animal Farm, too.                                                                                                                for the shelter. Please see if
Money raised will provide vet care and help                                                                                      there is anything on this list
buy flea, tick and heartworm preventative.
                                                     Sh e’s th e One                          Spring F ling                     athat you can donate. (Used
Take:                                                                                                                            items are fine.)
                                                                                       Sierra Collins and Mollie are ready
   • Aluminum, copper, brass, paper, clear-      Terry Davis and Freckles
                                                                                       for spring and some fun playing in
   food glass, and aluminum cans to 806          (formerly Sparky) are spend-                                                     Electric fans                 a
   Burke Avenue, Jonesboro                       ing more time outside these           the yard. Mollie, an older lab-
   • Steel scrap to 102 S. Flint, Jonesboro.     days. Terry adopted Freckles,         retriever mix, loves her new home            a
                                                                                                                                  Garden Hoses        a
A map of the locations can be found at           a 2-year-old terrier mix, says        and playmate and is getting some                      she is just “perfect” for him.        needed exercise to help her stay           Tarps for shade               a
                                                 They are constant companions.         trim. Sierra’s mom, Janelle, says they
For recycling info check out
Hummelstein’s Recycling Guide at                 Freckles loves to run errands         cannot believe how wonderful and           Plastic Swimming Poolsa                  with Terry and go for walks.          well behaved Mollie.                     a
                                                                                                                                  Landscape Timbers
PuPPy PatCh: Go to w ww . greenecountyani mal farm . petfi nde r . org to find your best friend                                                            a
                                                                                                                                  Concrete Blocks
       Big, Beautiful Puppies                                                                                                   a                               a
  Millie, Sophie and their three other sisters, who                                                                               10x10 dog kennels
look just like them, are ready to find families of their
own. We think they are St. Bernard mixes with maybe                                                                               Wooden Exterior Door
some hound snuck in there. They are about 4 months                                                                                              a
                                                                                                                                 a plastic dog houses
old now and would make great cuddly family pets. To                                                                                                  a
adopt one, you must first fill out the adoption form at                                                                           Dog/ Cat toys
our Website. The link to the form is halfway down the
home page. Fill it out and e-mail it to us. We’ll check
                                                                                                                                  Cat tree, floor to ceiling,
it and let you know if you are approved. Homes must                                                                             a
have securely fenced yards and must be willing to pro-                                                                            Leashes, various lengths
vide heartworm preventative and proper vet care for
the animal. Remember “adoption is for life.” To see one                                                                           Collars, various sizes
of these pups or any other animal at the shelter, call
                                                                                                                                  Harnesses, various sizes
director Brenda Ramthun to make an appointment.
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                                                                                                                                  Cat/dog treats
Become a monthly sponsor of a dog/cat or a yearly shelter member:                                                                                            a
Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms. __________________________________________________                                                              Carpenters to donate time
Phone: __________________________________________________________                                                                 Foster Homes         a
Address: _______________________________________ Apt.: _____________                                                            a
City: ____________________________ State: ____________ Zip: __________                                                            Large dog crates
                                                                                                                                       a                     a
E-mail: __________________________________________________________                                                                Barn roofing tin
You will receive a membership card and will be able to receive discounts at those
businesses and merchants listed on the back of the membership card.                                                                                    a
                                                                                  Circle One:
Checks should be made payable to The Animal Farm. Mail to:                        $10 monthly sponsorship                                                        a
                                                                                  $25 VIP membership
               The Animal Farm                                                    $50 Diamond membership
               1261 Greene 739 Road                                               $125 Bronze Patron                                                           a
               Paragould, AR 72450                                                $250 Silver Patron
                                                                                  $300 Corporate Member
For information call director Brenda Ramthun at 870-240-8117 or                   $375 Gold Patron
send e-mail to                                   $500 Platinum Patron

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