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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7B Rita Luallen, Cody Smith and Austin Smith, above, horse around with Chuck, a quarter years. Scott Smith gives Marble a kiss. Photos by Patrick Shillito .... :i, horse that has been with Luallen for a few HOOVES, from page 5B Aside from a slightly notice- able limp when the horse trots, it's a complete turn- around from its first visit to the veterinarian's office. "We'll take any kind of horse under almost any con- dition," Luallen said. "It can be short term or long term. It doesn't matter: But people who want to adopt a horse from us have to go through a very arduous screening process. You can't just show up here and expect to adopt a horse. If for any reason an owner'isn't able to hang onto a horse, it automatically comes back to us." Diane D. Thomas " i I Travel SDecialist I s-026s .e I 530-836-0265 \'.!.~ ~ L'~.~'. I dthomos@travelwizard corn i CTS #206113940 PO Box 318, Clio, CA 96106 I Part of Luallen's work, beyond rehabilitating the horses, is rescuing horses. While she is generally willing to travel almost anywhe :e in Northern California to res- cue an animal, she tirelessly will work to coordinate res- cue efforts with agencies in other areas or states that call her about a horse rescue. Another major aspect of Hooves and Angels is using the horses to help rehabilitate RESIDENTIAL ~, COMMERCIAL PAINTING EXPERTS Dependable & Reputable Service For 25 Years Many Local References Available Call for FREE Estimates (530) 258-2098 Mike Stiarwalt Insured & Bonded CA Lic. #779299 ps FaSt i 25 years experience with Social Security and SSI cases at all levels of appeal NO FEE UNLESS YOU ARE AWARDED BENEFITS DISABILITY If you're totally disabled and expect to be out of work 12 months or more, you may merit Social Security Disability even if you've been previously denied. 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A lot has operated primarily on grants to help maintain the of our disadvantaged youth, money Luallen and her organization, they will take they really don't have a clue family have put into it. support and donations. about respect, not just for "Whenever they host a clinic, Whether it's a cash donation other people but for them- they request a donation ofor a bale of hay, the organiza- selves. Yet the horses are a $10 for participation, it is but tion is willing to accept it. great way to channel every- never mandatory. According to Smith, horse thing. As for the cost of providing feed is actually one of the "They have unconditional for the horses, Luallen's son, most important commodities love. If you give it to them, Scott Smith, said it costson the ranch as well. they give it back. If you're about $235 a nlonth per horse. For more information not going to respect yourself, Some horses have special about Hooves and Angels then they're not going to needs to consider as well.Inc., including how to make respect you either." While Luallen has begun a donation, visit hoovesand So far, Hooves and Angels the process of applying for, or call 254-6631. * HIGH SIERRA ANIMAL RESCUE DOG BOARDING FACILITY * State-of-the-art facility for your pet, offering climate controlled indoor runs with a year-round fenced outdoor exercise yard. .Open from 10 am to 4 pm, Men. thru Sat. (530) 832-4727 P,'o~eedvfrom the boardingfaciliO- benefit the High Sierr. Rescue operation. High Sierra is looking for volunteers to help show dogs one Saturday a month. You would be working with an adoption counselor in the most rewarding area of rescue ... giving homeless pets a second chance in life. Hi, my name is Polly. I'm normally I'm what they call a polydactyl cat (which is why they named me Polly) It basically means a cat with more or less than the usual amount of toes. In my case 1 have six toes on each paw, and I'm a very sweet young girl. I like to play with the other cats in the cat room. [ also have beautiful coloring and the softest fur. If you want to see me in person please come to High Sierra Animal Rescue and ineet me! Hello, I'm Mable. If you come to the kennel, I am starting my leash training and have already improved since our arrival. 1 am very smart and eager to learn. If you want to meet me come on down to High Sierra Animal Rescue. I'll be sure to give yon a warm greet- ing. 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