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Pet of the Week: Boots


  • By Sarah Fay Campbell
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  • Sep. 23, 2020 - 2:31 PM

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Pet of the Week: Boots

The Newnan Times-Herald

Boots is a boxer mix who is estimated to be around 5 years old. He has been at the Coweta Animal Services shelter since Aug. 15, when he was picked up as a stray on Smokey Road.

Boots is a happy-go-lucky, playful dog with lots of energy – and a high, bouncy jump. Boots has pretty good manners – he listens well and doesn’t jump on people for the most part.

He hasn’t been neutered yet, but neuter surgery is included in the adoption fee. If he’s adopted before being neutered, adopters will need to wait a few days to take him home.

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Last week’s Pet of the Week, Bruce, was adopted Thursday!

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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. As of this week, adopters can bring their own dogs to meet their potential new family members, as long as they bring proof of rabies vaccination.

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.