Pets available for adoption
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has six pets available for adoption.One of the adoptable pets is a blonde male lab mix. Another is a female brown chihuahua. Also available is a male blue heeler puppy as well as a brown female heeler puppy. A male pointer mix, colored brown and white is up for adoption as well. Another brown and white male mix breed is available for adoption to a loving home. According to Sweetwater's new 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.The pets shown will be available for adoption until this next week. 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.This week also features a brown and white male mix breed available from Sweetwater Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Alldredge would like anyone interested in adopting the dog to call 325-236-6470 or come by his office at 2303 East Broadway.