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SAVE A PET​

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​VOLUNTEER/FOSTER PROGRAM

We are in DESPERATE NEED OF KITTEN/CAT FOSTERS AND TEMPORARY FOSTERS FOR OUR DOGS AND PUPPIES!! Please contact us asap if you can help with the many kittens, cats, dogs and puppies that fill the shelter. They all just need a safe place to stay for a little while until they can be adopted! We are also in desperate need of people willing to temporarily foster a dog that has found rescue but doesn't have transport yet to where it needs to go, sometimes just a night or a few days to give it a safe haven while it waits for rescue! Sometimes life or death for the cats and dogs that enter the shelter depends on whether they have a safe place to go while we line up rescue and transport. We have LOTS of adoptable cats, kittens, dogs and puppies that end up in the shelter everyday and many adoptable animals, pure breds and all shapes and sizes! Come visit us today for your next pet and save a life!

 

Adoptable dogs

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Dog of the week

Cuddles is a very sweet lab mix. He is good with other dogs his size due to the fact he likes to run a play. He is still very puppy-ish. He is close to a year old maybe around 8-10 months old 40 Pounds . Loves to play with toys and go for walks. Leash trained, Does well in a car, Likes to swim, Likes to fetch, Likes toys, Obedient, Playful, Affectionate, Eager to please, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Gentle, Goofy If you would like to meet this sweet boy 

Cat of the week

 

Tux is a very sweet DSH male. He is about 10-12 months old and is already neutered and current on his vaccinations. He is ready for his furever home. 

Adoptable cats

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$65 ADOPTION FEES PER THE CITY 
The Artesia Animal Shelter charges $65 for any unaltered animal. It is $40 adoption fee if the animal is already altered. All animals that leave the shelter have to microchipped. Chips are $15 and can be done here at the shelter. 
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SPAY AND NEUTER CERTIFICATES WILL BE HANDED OUT THIS COMING SATURDAY 3-6-2015

 

Paws and Claws hand out spay and neuter certificates the FIRST Saturday of every month at the Artesia Animal Shelter starting at 10 am. You must live in Eddy County and it is one certificate per house hold. First come first serve.