Dogs

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall, Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

National K9 Veterans Day is March 13, a day of remembrance for the dogs who serve the United States in times of war and everyday military life. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with McCracken County Chief Deputy Mike Turnbow and Madeline Schmidt of the Veterans Student Organization at Murray State University about the day for remembrance.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Today, we meet Roxy, a (big) puppy up for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. She's about 1 to 1/2 years old and weighs approximately 60 pounds. She was very pregnant when rescued from the shelter and within 24 hours, gave birth to eight puppies. Roxy was very sweet and excited to meet everyone at the station. She rolled on her back for belly rubs and had her tongue sticking out almost the entire time. She is house trained and crate trained, enjoys baths, likes cats and small dogs, has foster training with young kids and large dogs, and understands several commands. Humane Society director Kathy Hodge says she'd be a good fit for an energetic family. Hear more in Todd Hatton's Sounds Good conversation with Hodge.

This month on "Puppies Sound Good" Chad Lampe welcomes Husky mix Cheyenne and Kathy Hodge, Brandi King of the Calloway County Humane's Society and Cheyenne's current foster care taker Auriel Lyford. Hodge and King discuss the adoption and fostering process along with an upcoming pet adoption day, December 1st, and the annual "Pet Photos with Santa Claws" event, December 8th at the Weaks Community Center in Murray. See more information at the Humane Society of Calloway County website.