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Gimme Shelter (1/6/16)



Orange County Animal Services has a friendly 6-year-old dog in need of a new home. Meet Bear! He was recently surrendered to the shelter after his family could no longer care for him. Bear is a smart boy who knows how to sit and shake on command. Give him a tasty treat and he'll be on top of the world. He loves to snack and roll over on the ground. He also gets along well with other animals and children. During the month of January, Orange County Animal Services is reducing all pet adoption fees to $20.16 in celebration of the New Year. Stop by the shelter at 2769 Conroy Road (or visit online at if you're interested in Bear or one of the many other dogs or cats waiting for a home.

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