(Submitted photos)
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Sawyer is a playful 7 to 10-month-old puppy that likes to give and receive affection. He is energetic and needs exercise playing fetch or running. He is good with other dogs that want to play too. He likes cats, but may play too rough with them if left unsupervised. He is a shepherd/hound mix that weighs 50 pounds. He is neutered and up-to-date on vaccinations. His adoption fee is $45.

Lewis will snuggle up and give a big purr. He is playful and loving. He has an easy-going personality and would be happy in most households. He is friendly with other cats and dogs, and is even patient with children. He is a 1 to 2-year-old with white fur and brown tabby patches.

The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 14 dogs and puppies, and 16 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.

Normal shelter hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. It is closed Sunday and Tuesday. The shelter number is (812) 273-1788 and the email is jcas39@seidata.com.

The animal shelter angel tree is now located in the lobby and features shelter needs. A complete list of needed items is also available on the shelter's website.

Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours. Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours.

Volunteers are always welcome at the shelter to help with walking dogs, playing with puppies and kittens and many other tasks. Volunteers must be 16 years old.

For animal control issues in Madison call (812) 265-3347. For animal control issues in Hanover and Jefferson County call (812) 265-2648.

The animal shelter angel tree will be up in the lobby after Thanksgiving and will feature shelter needs including: food, both canned and dry; Pine-Sol; dog collars, medium-sized collars are the most frequently used and metal clasps are preferred for strength; strong leashes; toys, especially strong dog toys like Kong, Orka or Nylabones and feathered toys for cats; cat litter; Adams Flea & Tick Shampoo; oatmeal pet shampoo/bath; tweezers with strong points; paper towels; aluminum cans for recycling, the money is used for the shelter animal medical fund; gas cards to offset costs of transferring unadopted pets to other adoption agencies; and monetary donations for medical needs for injured/sick pets, spaying and neutering, supplies and building updates and maintenance. A complete list of items is also available on the shelter's website.

Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours.