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PETS OF THE WEEK, April 14, 2013

Published 8:04pm Saturday, April 13, 2013


Meet Leo, a male, 6-month-old, Golden Labrador Retriever-mix puppy. He is a happy, friendly, playful pup who loves people, play and attention. Leo’s sweet face shows intelligence and a willingness to be a wonderful addition to a good forever home.

Say hi to Luke. He is a classic American shorthair, male, black cat with a little bib of white under his chin. He is about 1 year old and he loves to be held and cuddled. He is playful, alert, extremely affectionate and very healthy. He is truly a people pleaser and will make a joyful addition to your family. Don’t miss visiting the Shelter to meek Luke, our classy boy.

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 or call 252-946-4517 for more information. 

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