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Pete has plenty going on behind those bright eyes and would love to share a new home for the holidays. He's a 4-month-old bird dog-mix with attractive black and white markings. He will probably weight 50 pounds as an adult and would make a good family pet. He's had shots and been dewormed. 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 photo by Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

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Dogs, cats at Rockdale, Newton shelters on Dec. 12, 2012

There are a variety of dogs and cats available for adoption this week at the Rockdale and Newton animal shelters.


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