Five dogs available for adoption

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has five puppies available for adoption.Available for adoption is a female mixed breed dog and five sibling Chinese Crested puppies — all female — that were abandoned at the shelter. According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.For those interested in adopting a pet, call the Sweetwater Animal Shelter at 236-6139. If there is no answer, just leave a message and they will get back to you the same day or the next day.