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Pet of the week: Kisha

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  • Jul. 08, 2020 - 5:49 PM

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Pet of the week: Kisha

The Newnan Times-Herald

Kisha is a very friendly Staffordshire mix, who has been at the Coweta Animal Services shelter since March 8.

The shelter’s veterinarian estimates she was 1 year old when she arrived in March.

According to shelter staff, Kisha loves belly rubs and appears to be good with cats. To temperament test dogs with cats, the dogs are taken into the area where cats are kept for adoption, and she didn’t hint at any aggression, according to staff. She hasn’t been tested around children because no children have been allowed in the shelter since mid-March.

The Coweta County Animal Services Shelter is open for adoptions, but things are a little different because of COVID-19.

To enter the shelter, visitors must have their temperature taken, wear a mask or face covering and sign a form attesting that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Everyone must also step into a disinfectant station for their shoes.

Only two people per household may enter, and no one under 18 is allowed to enter the shelter. Adopters can’t bring their own pets into the shelter to meet potential adoptees at this time, either.

The shelter is located at 91 Selt Road, Newnan. Shelter hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adoption hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. All animals are spayed or neutered and microchipped before adoption and have their first round of vaccinations.

Kittens or puppies who are too young for spay or neuter surgery must be brought back to the shelter for the surgery, which is included in the adoption fees.

Adoption fees vary. Please call 770-254-3735 for more information.