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Star and Wiggles ready to find new homes

Wiggles is full of energy just like any other Lab puppy. He's full of fun and would be an energetic and loyal friend to have around the house. Wiggles is 10 to 12 weeks old and will weigh between 50 and 75 pounds when full grown. He's had his shots and been wormed and would love to find a new home. He can be rescued and adopted at Rockdale County Animal Care and Control Shelter at 1506 Rockbridge Road in Conyers. At the Rockdale shelter adoption fees for dogs are $30 and $20 for cats. Spaying or neutering is required for adoption. The shelter is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is 770-278-8403.

Wiggles is full of energy just like any other Lab puppy. He's full of fun and would be an energetic and loyal friend to have around the house. Wiggles is 10 to 12 weeks old and will weigh between 50 and 75 pounds when full grown. He's had his shots and been wormed and would love to find a new home. He can be rescued and adopted at Rockdale County Animal Care and Control Shelter at 1506 Rockbridge Road in Conyers. At the Rockdale shelter adoption fees for dogs are $30 and $20 for cats. Spaying or neutering is required for adoption. The shelter is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is 770-278-8403.

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Star is sure to steal the show in any home that welcomes him. Star is a Lab/terrier mix about 3 months old and will be a good-sized dog at 60 to 70 pounds when full grown. He's been vaccinated and wormed and is ready to take center stage in his new home. He can be rescued and adopted at Newton County Animal Shelter, located at 210 Lower River Road in Covington. The shelter usually has between 20 to 30 dogs and an equal number of cats eligible for adoption. The adoption fee for a dog or puppy is $25 and $10 for a cat or kitten. Spaying/neutering is mandatory for all animals. The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The phone number is 770-786-9514. Anyone who has lost a pet is urged to go to the center and bring a photo of the missing animal. - Staff photos by Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

Questions to ask before adopting a pet:

-- Can I make a long-term commitment to this pet?

-- Will I be able to spend enough time with a new pet?

-- Am I prepared for the cost a new pet will bring?

-- Which pet is right for my home and my family?