PHOTO: Pet of the week

PHOTO: Pet of the week

Are you prepared for a brand new pet in your life? All of those animals can be found for adoption at Iredell County Animal Service, 430 Bristol Drive, Statesville.

All of this week’s pets have been spayed or neutered and are on the lookout for their everlasting residence. Come and meet them. All adoption charges are at the moment waived.

Hours of operation are midday to five p.m. Monday by means of Friday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Go to from 10am to midday Monday by means of Friday by appointment. All adoptions happen throughout enterprise hours.

The shelter will probably be closed Thursday by means of Sunday for the Thanksgiving vacation.

For appointments, go to

The Books & Buddies studying program is at the moment operating. No appointment is required. Studying instances are midday to 5pm on weekdays and 11am to 2pm on Saturdays. Carry a ebook or borrow one from the shelter and seize a stool.

Everyone seems to be studying…

The Guide & Buddy Precept is:

  • Youngsters of all ages and adults can learn.
  • Youngsters 15 years of age and youthful should be accompanied by a mother or father or guardian.
  • Do not put your finger within the crib.
  • Don’t run or make loud noises round animals.
  • Sit sideways to the kennel whereas studying.
  • One particular person can learn within the cat room at a time.
  • Readers should preserve observe of their very own hours of service. Any worker might log out on hours of service.

To change into a volunteer, foster proprietor, or each, go to, name the volunteer coordinator at 704-878-5424, ext. 3507, or drop by a shelter to use between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.

Foster care is an effective way to get animals out of shelters for amnesty and an ideal alternative to show them to potential adopters they would not in any other case see whereas within the shelter.

Pressing: The shelter’s cat feeding program is dangerously low on moist and dry kitten meals and cat litter. Foster caretakers are true rescuers in offering the tender loving care that cats and kittens so desperately must ship the absolute best outcomes for animals. Shelters don’t desire breeders to have to offer fundamental care provides wanted to take care of animals. For donations, the shelter’s tackle is 430 Bristol Drive, Statesville.

For the dimensions of dry kitten meals, a 3.15 or 6.3-pound bag is best for a breeder to deal with.

Animal Providers additionally runs drive-thru rabies clinics from 6-7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month. Payment is $5, money solely. For data, name the shelter at 704-878-5424.

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