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    York Adopt-A-Pet is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal sanctuary located in York Nebraska.  We serve as the primary care givers to the abused, lost and abandoned dogs and cats for our area.


    The goal of York Adopt-A-Pet is to provide a safe and secure sanctuary for abused, lost and abandoned dogs and cats.

    York Adopt-A-Pet operates with a small staff, dedicated volunteers and the love of furry friends we meet.

    York Adopt-A-Pet Mission Statement:

    • To provide a safe haven for the dogs and cats placed in our custody.

    • To find the best homes for the dogs and cats that are our guests.

    • To educate the public on the need to treat our pets with dignity and love.

    • To reduce the pet overpopulation.

    Please help York Adopt-A-Pet by making a tax deductible donation.  Just click on the button below:


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    A Paws for Pets


    The years continue to roll on, the hill is steeper and the months and years are sliding down faster each year. We are already half through the month of January and as of today at 5 we have received 22 cats and kittens in the month of January. Thankfully we have adopted 14 cats and kittens with three or four more that will be potentially adopted this week. More...


    On August 22, 2017, I arrived at work to find three dogs lingering around the office front door. I recognized these dogs because they were known in the town and usually seen hanging out in the yard across the street from my office. It was unusual for them to come so close, as they had always been leery of people. They were definitely trying to communicate that they were hungry; looking very thin and malnourished. More...


    Back on the evening of May 19, 1962, I opened the front door of my home in McCool. There, standing on the front porch, was my first date with a “guy” named Bob from Fairmont. First-date jitters, he came in and sat on the edge of the sofa as my mom was not so subtly “checking” this “guy” out firing one question after another; how old are you, how many brothers and sisters, etc., etc., etc. More...


    One of my favorite Christmas songs is “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” It was especially poignant the year I was on the farm with 50 inches of snow in my driveway, two babies in diapers and a husband in Vietnam. More...


    Those older than 50 know what I am talking about when I say time is going by faster and faster. It is hard to remember what I had for breakfast some days much less, “Did I even eat breakfast? More...


    Hi. Just filling in for Gail Nordlund for a bit and happy to be doing it; writing about dogs and what not. The last time I wrote for Gail, Tug had just breached the door jam. The 7-month-old, last of his litter, weighed in at 45 pounds. His black coat was a bit terrier-like and his disposition, or predisposition, was to be friendly and funny. More...


    If I had the time to write a Christmas letter to family and friends it would go something like this: Bob and I are doing well, we are at the age of enjoying what makes us happy. Bob with his Canada fishing trips and his time playing wood worker. We have settled into the odd couple. I am glad he enjoys his hobbies and he tolerates and supports my OCD cat disorder. More...


    When we moved to York four years ago, our adorable Westie named Spooky came with us. We had had her for 12 years and because of numerous health problems, we knew we were facing the downside of loving a dog – that final good-bye. More...

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