Archive for August, 2012

We have a lot of new followers these days so we thought we would refresh everyone’s memory about our Facebook page. Spare Change Filling Furry Bellies. It has grown exponentially since we first began it back in April of this year. We still have all our original goals that we posted here on the blog. (SCFFB begins.)

Our first and main mission is to save our spare change for one month. At the end of each month we take it to a CoinStar and then send the money to a different rescue every month. So far this has been really successful and we’ve even had a few people add their change to ours for donations.

The additional points to our Facebook page is that we post Adoptable Pets of the Week from various rescues and shelters. (Currently only in the Michigan area until we get a bigger following and take this thing nationwide.) We also share fundraising events for rescues and sometimes ChipIns for emergency cases. (ChipIns are Paypal powered online donation centers created by a rescue to ask for immediate donations for emergency medical care.) We even post people’s rescued pets if they want, with story, in our Rescued Critters photo album.

So if you like the idea please go like the page as well and feel free to interact. ^_^


National Dog Day

Posted: August 26, 2012 in Fun Photos
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Be sure to give your pooches extra kisses!! ❤

Blog Awards

Posted: August 21, 2012 in General
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I’m not entirely sure if this is legitimate or not since we’re still fairly new to wordpress, but we received an email that our blog is being featured on a blog awards site run by If so, yay! It will be the first one!

It redirects you to our blog but I’ll link it anyway.


Every morning I take Ozzy for a hike through the woods before work. It helps get some energy out so he behaves himself while I’m/we’re gone for the day. So I decided to start documenting our adventures in pictures.


“Squirrel! I gotz to get it!”

Oh Thursday…

Posted: August 16, 2012 in Fun Photos
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If you live near Clarkston, MI and love dogs you may just want to mark your calendars, because August 19th is Paws for Life Rescue’s third annual “Paws in the Park” event!

The event will take place in Independence Oaks County Park at the Lakeview Pavilion from noon until 4pm. Registration will take place at noon and the cost is $10 per person (all proceeds go to the homeless pets of Paws for Life Rescue). Dogs and kids get in FREE! If you want to make it a group outing with some of your friends and family just know that teams of 6 or more adults get a 10% discount on their registration!

Some of the things your registration will cover:

  • A goodie-bag and wristband.
  • Half-mile dog walk that starts at 12:45pm.
  • Picnic Lunch.
  • Entertainment for the kids such as face painting, balloon toss, and fun at the kid’s playground.
  • The chance to meet some great adoptable pets.
  • Games, Prizes, and more!!

It’s a great way for you and your pet to have fun that Sunday, get some fresh air, and your registration will be put to a good cause!

For more information about the event you can visit:

And to learn more about Paws for Life Rescue feel free to visit their website:

or visit their facebook page: