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The 2021 Paw Print Issue

A celebration of the remarkable pets of Our Town. 

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Cooper * The Silvey Family


Dobby and Haley Bowman
Photo Credit: Nicole Bissey


Captain and Lillie * Lauren Fredrickson and Aaron Schmeltz


Dobby * Haley Bowman
Photo Credit: Nicole Bissey


Dobby and Hank Bowman
Photo Credit: Nicole Bissey


Lillie and Captain * Lauren Fredrickson and Aaron Schmeltz


Sunshine * Chris, Erika, Simon, Aidan, and Rory Lawler


Parker and Murphy * Jill Dean


Simon * Danielle and Daniel Miller


Miles, Nolan, and Blake Reuter with Weston


Charlie * Jennifer Matney


Bean * Veronica and Jim Mertz


Oakley * Susan and Charlie Porter


Cooper Fate Sansale * The Sansale Family


Drew and Karah Jones with Luna


Echo * Molly Crawford Munninghoff


Chloe and Cookie * Patty Baker


Tom Mentzer with Duncan


Jamie * Kristin and Dave Wing


Tui and Barnes Hanes
Photo Credit: Allison Fleming


Scotty and Mojo * Susan Mason


Abby * Martha and Rusty Smith


Noah and Rachel Slabotsky with Sonny and Zooey


Mountain Lion * David Douglass


Mattie, Rosie, and Ivy * Kristina Menendez


Tonic (the birthday girl!) with Bergie * Amy Snively


Chloe * Sarah Marquardt


George, Penny, and Pablo * Ashley Patton and Jordan Starke


Alexis Andrews, emergency shelter advocate; with Cooper, Rose Brooks Center’s therapy dog

Additional photos featured in the April 17, 2021 issue of The Independent.


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