Pets of the week: Big Blackjack and tiny Peanut are ready to join your family

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JACKSON, MI — The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption. Here are two of them. Blackjack is a 5-year-old black-and-white Staffordshire mix. He has a big deep bark but really is a sweet boy. He is working on walking on the leash […]

JACKSON, MI — The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption.

Here are two of them.

Blackjack is a 5-year-old black-and-white Staffordshire mix. He has a big deep bark but really is a sweet boy. He is working on walking on the leash and trying to be house-broken.

Peanut is a super affectionate female 2-year-old brown tiger cat. She is small as her name implies and her big gold eyes are captivating.

A meet-and-greet with a dog is mandatory. A cat room walk-through is available to test reaction. The dog adoption fee is $150 for medium and large dogs and $200 for puppies and small dogs, which includes vaccinations, microchip and sterilization.

Cat adoption fees are $60 for one cat, $80 for two, which includes applicable tests, vaccines and spay/neutering.

Visiting the shelter is always best, but other adoption resources include online applications at https://www.co.jackson.mi.us/2302/Our-Adoptable-Animals, faxing 517-780-4750 or emailing [email protected]

The shelter’s current hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

More information is available on the shelter’s Facebook page. See more pets available for adoption at Petango.com.

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