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Pet of the week: Sam and Odum ready for adoption

This little fur ball is s little timid right now, but give him some love and attention and he is sure to grow to be a great companion. Sam is a 6-week-old domestic longhair kitten with striking blue eyes that can melt anyone’s heart. He is up-to-date on his shots and has been dewormed. To learn more about Sam, contact 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.

This little fur ball is s little timid right now, but give him some love and attention and he is sure to grow to be a great companion. Sam is a 6-week-old domestic longhair kitten with striking blue eyes that can melt anyone’s heart. He is up-to-date on his shots and has been dewormed. To learn more about Sam, contact 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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Who can resist this sweet puppy who is eager to find his way into your heart and home. Odum is a Labrador retriever who is just 10 weeks old. He has already received his fist set of vaccinations and been dewormed and ready to find his new family. Labs are gentle,s intelligent and family-friendly, who are eager to please their owners. To learn more about Odum or any of the pets ready for adoption, visit the Newton County Animal Shelter, located at 210 Lower River Road in Covington. The shelter usually has between 20 to 30 dogs and an equal amount 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.

Questions to ask before adopting a pet:

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

Will I be able to spend enough quality time with this pet?

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

Which pet is right for my home and my family?