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Old 02-24-2009, 06:35 PM
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Default Adkins Pet Center shut down

Don't really have any details, but I was told that Adkins Pet Center in Iron Station, NC is being shut down. I don't know the time limit, but they have to quickly find homes for 28 dogs and 21 cats before they're PTS by Animal Control. Many of the dogs are larger/high energy, and apparently they have a JRT that's been there for 6 years!

Here's the message copy/pasted as I saw it from someone else:

I received the following in my email from Jolene Handysides, Kennel Manager - Adkins Pet Center:

"Unfortunately, I got some sad news today, Adkins Pet Center will be
closing its doors. We are now faced with the reality of finding homes
for 28 dogs and 21 cats so that they do not end up euthanized at

If you could please just talk to everyone you know who is willing to
give a dog or cat a great home that would help more than you know! We
are waiving all adoption fees, and as you know all pets are
spayed/neutered, up to date on vaccinations and dogs are micro-

Please give anyone interested my information to contact, and if you
have friends or relatives in different states I am also willing to help
with the transportation!

Thanks again for all your help!

Jolene Handysides
Kennel Manager, Adkins Pet Center
Adkins Pet Center
Phone: 704-736-4215 ex. 26
Fax: 704-268-3067

email: JoHandysides@adkinspetcenter[DOT]com"


If you can help, please contact Jolene ASAP

The Adkins Pet Center address:
3920 East Hwy 27
Iron Station NC 28080
There's a link to their Pet finder page on their website.
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