Pictured, from left, Selina Dukes holding Sir Charles, Brandon James (Atmore’s newest animal control officer) holding Joker and Jacob Dean holding Smiley.

Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter hosts two-day yard sale

Published 1:53pm Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Atmore/PCI Animal Shelter is holding its first annual yard sale and pet adoption this weekend at the old Bargain Bin on North Main Street. The sale began Friday and will continue today from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Many dogs and cats are up for adoption. Susanne Sirmon, one of Atmore’s animal control officers, said she encourages people to adopt a pet on Saturday.

“All these are good natured dogs looking for homes,” Sirmon said.

The adoption fee for adult dogs is $65; puppies are $25; adult cats are $35; and kittens are $25. The fee for adult pets covers spay or neuter and vaccinations, including rabies. The fee for puppies and kittens covers vaccinations.

Books, toys, clothing and housewares are some of the items for purchase at the yard sale. Proceeds from the yard sale go towards the shelter’s spay and neuter program. Donations, monetary or otherwise, are also welcome to aide in the yard sale’s mission.

For more information contact the shelter at (251) 368-0859.

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