Pets of the weekPublished 9:38pm Tuesday, February 5, 2013
How to adopt
Those interested in adopting a pet should inquire at the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility, 3931 U.S. Highway 264 East, from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturdays. Because of overcrowded conditions, the animals listed are only available as indicated.
All adoptions are on a first-come, first-served basis. To see more animals available for adoption, visit www.petango.com/beaufortcountyNC or call 252-946-4517 for more information.
Fix’m in February
February is national spay/neuter month and in Beaufort County three veterinary hospitals (Chocowinity Veterinary Hospital, 252-946-9000, Pamlico Animal Hospital 252-946-2834 and Tar River Animal Hospital 252-946-2417) are having reduced rate spay and neuter procedures for dogs and cats during the whole month. In addition to the reduced rates, the Humane Society of Beaufort County, 252-946-1591, is available to give financial assistance. Veterinary appointments for anytime in February are being taken now. Appointments are required.