September 4, 2012
This scruffy little black and tan pooch has been named Dooley and is believed to be a terrier-mix. He's only 5 months old and is a sturdy size and will probably make a medium-sized dog weighing about 30 pounds when fully grown. 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
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A variet of dogs and cats are available for adoption this week at the Newton and Rockdale animal shelters.