Pet Project: Budda is playful
Available for adoption at the Southtowns SPCA, 1439 Pontiac Road, Angola, is this 3-year-old female German shepherd mix. Budda is a friendly dog who likes to play.
The $40 adoption fee includes neutering, shots and a free health checkup at a veterinarian of one's choice. Call 549-5300 for more information.
The Erie County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 205 Ensminger Road, Town of Tonawanda, has dogs for adoption at $65 and cats for $40. Included in the fee are distemper and rabies shots, worming, neutering or spaying, a free health checkup at an area veterinarian and a collar and ID tag.
Adoption hours are from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday; and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Niagara County SPCA Rainbow Animal Shelter, 2100 Lockport Road, Wheatfield, also has cats and dogs for adoption from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The City Animal Shelter, 380 Oak St., has animals that need good homes. It's open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Adopt-A-Pet shelters throughout the area have cats and dogs available. Call 686-9046 for information.
Second Chance Sheltering Network has cats and kittens available for adoption. Call 652-6051.
Some dog pounds operated by towns also sometimes handle pet adoptions.
HEART (Hamburg Eden Animal Rescue Team) has dogs and cats available for adoption by calling 821-1915.
Reptile Adoption, Rehabilitation and Education has a rehabilitation center at 60 Bright St., Cheektowaga, and handles adoptions for reptile pets. Call 895-0285.