Many pets, primarily cats and dogs, are available for adoption through Humane Societies and rescues. Here are some in your region.
To meet or adopt a pet, visit the Cornelius Animal Shelter. This shelter also needs active kennel attendants and administrative volunteers. If you are older than 18 and are interested, contact Cornelius Animal Control at 704-237-3602 or visit the shelter at 19110 Meridian St., Cornelius. www.corneliuspd.org.
Humane Society Adoption Center, 110 Robinson Road (At N.C. 150 and Robinson Road near Big Daddy’s restaurant), Mooresville. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 704-663-3330. Visit www.iredellhumane.org to see animals available or to complete anadoption application.