Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Ozzie is a people-oriented pointer mix who recently lost his family to cancer. He needs a break in his luck, and we’re hoping the Patch community can help.
Meet Ozzie, a unique looking pointer mix with a beautiful spotted brindle coat, a curly tail, and a winning smile. He’s about five years old and weighs 50 pounds, but could stand to lose a few after some extra snacking over the winter. He’s an affectionate and people-oriented dog who loves to be petted, and just wants a family to love. He’s been through a major life change over the past year and is due for some good news. Ozzie was adopted as a puppy by a great family, and lived with them until this past year. Then his mom got very sick and died of brain cancer, and his dad’s world turned upside down. His dad moved into an apartment, threw himself into work, and Ozzie started spending a lot of time alone. He didn't do well being by …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Romeo is a young, cuddly American bulldog mix in search of a loving family.
Romeo is a charming 18-month-old American bulldog/terrier mix who weighs in at about 65 pounds, but should be closer to 70 at his ideal weight. He’s a handsome dog with a striking black and white coat, with hints of brindle mixed in. He has soulful puppy dog eyes that he knows how to use to his advantage, and a big bully smile that’s very endearing. Romeo looks a little like “Petey,” the famous dog from The Little Rascals, and has similarly cute expressions. When I met Romeo and his foster mom, Vicki, at the park for his photo shoot, he was the perfect model—calm, attentive, and he knew how to strike a pose. He warmed up to me right away, took treats gently, and was very engaging. Vicki jokingly calls Romeo the “ladies’ man” because he …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Meet Sweetie, a delightful Rottweiler mix who has a lot of love to give and deserves a great home.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Five things to help you get your day started.
1. Heavy rainfall is expected in the afternoon, with highs in the upper 70s. There is a chance of thunderstorms in the evening with lows in the low 60s. 2. Celebrate Fall at Westfield Wheaton. Kids can make a leaf crown, listed to stories and enjoy a healthy snack. Activities start at 11 a.m. 3. If you didn’t get a chance to meet Izzy—30 pounds of sweetness—check her out now! 4. Bookmark Wheaton Patch so you can easily come back later today to see some great houses in House Hunt, plan for weekend trips with our Metro guide and much more. 5. The Freestate on Veirs Mill Road still has Wheaton’s cheapest gas at $3.41 per gallon (down two cents from yesterday). The Sunoco next door is second at $3.53 per gallon.