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ADOPT A PET: Meet Buffalo Soldier

ATLANTA - If you dream of coming home to a wet nose, wagging tail and tons of kisses (in addition to, perhaps, a half-chewed shoe or an overturned trashcan) adopt a puppy from your local Humane Society. According to the ASPCA, approximately 5 million to 7 million domesticated animals enter animal shelters nationwide, every year, and approximately 3 million to 4 million are euthanized. However, you can change those numbers by adopting a "companion" for yourself or for your family. Pets are an investment but, in our opinion, an investment well worth the money.

Buffalo Solider is a seven-month-old Labrador retriever mix. He is looking for a forever home with a lifelong companion. According to the Humane Society, he’s a sweet and active pup who would do well in any home. The dog is brown and black and he is small for now. He was brought into the shelter, earlier this month and has not been declawed. Buffalo Soldier can be yours for $100.00.

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If one should choose to adopt a pet from the Atlanta Humane Society, adoption fees include: vaccinations and de-worming, a veterinarian visit, a microchip and surgical sterilization. And, a list of the basic requirements for adoption can be found here. If you're interested, visit the Humane Society at 981 Howell Mill Road in West Midtown.

Be sure to tune into our Atlanta Humane Society "Pet of the Week" segment every Friday during our afternoon broadcast.