GREENSBURG – Another week brings more animals currently housed at the Greensburg/Decatur County Animal Shelter in need of loving permanent homes.
This week, the Daily News presents Charlie and Kiba. According to shelter employees, Charlie is one of the best dogs they have at the moment. He is very well-behaved, walks great on a leash and has a good temperament. He has no problems with other dogs and shows interest in cats, but will be gentle with them. Charlie is already neutered, so all he needs to go home is an up to date rabies shot. He can be adopted for a fee of $100.
Kiba is a beautiful 11 month old male Siamese cat. Shelter employees said he was very shy when he first came to the shelter, but with some time and a little socializing, he has come out of his shell. He is a great cat who gets along well with others in the cat room. Kiba is already neutered and has all his vaccines, so he is ready to go home the day he is adopted. He can be adopted for a fee of $75.
Every pet adopted from the shelter is vaccinated, has been treated for parasites and is spayed or neutered, all of which is included in the adoption fee. Would-be pet owners must be aware that there is a leash ordinance in the city and in the county, pets must not roam from the owner’s property.
The Animal Shelter is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shelter is always closed on Sundays, Mondays and holidays. The Greensburg/Decatur County Animal Shelter is located at 1635 West Park Road and can be reached at 812-663-9081.
To adopt a pet from the shelter, one must be at least 18 years old and sign a contract. Before taking a pet home to a rental home or apartment, written consent from the landlord must be presented. Prospective owners must also have containment options other than chaining available for the pet. Found pets have a three day hold during which they cannot be adopted. If no owners contact the shelter in that time period, a found pet may be sent to a new home.
If interested in providing a permanent loving home for Charlie or Kiba, please contact the Greensburg/Decatur County Animal Shelter for further details. Also, a complete list of adoptable cats and dogs is available at the shelter’s website: http://www.cityofgreensburg.com/animal.html.
Simba and Korey, the pets featured in last week’s Shelter Spotlight, have not yet found their forever homes and are still available for adoption.
– Daily News