Putting our animal issue together was an adventure, full of wagging tails, millionaire horses and indulgent dips in cool mud pits. We hope you’ll fall in love with our menagerie of creatures great and small, especially the adorable, adoptable dogs just waiting for a loving forever home. Our local animal shelters and rescue groups are brimming with happy, healthy pets eager to bring joy to their new families. As our staff can attest, adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue can be a win-win, for both you and the pet. We also tapped some local vets for great expert advice about our furry friends and we introduce you to Molly—Marion County’s own animal abuse registry ambassador. We’re also cooking up some seriously good eats and have mapped out all the information you need to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Happy Fall Y’all!