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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Microchip helps family from Mississippi find dog in Newton County

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA – A time span of three years and a distance of 400 miles separated Nikko from his family when a Newton County resident discovered the Bullmastiff dog in their yard.

An Animal Control officer brought the dog to the Newton County ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Newton County Animal Control celebrates adoption milestone

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NEWTON COUNTY, GA - Newton County Animal Control celebrated a milestone as Holly, a Rottweiler, boarded a van to leave the shelter Wednesday afternoon.

Holly is the 500th dog or cat to board a transport van to be sterilized or transferred to a rescue group...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Local residents donate $100,000 to Animal Shelter

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The Newton County Animal Shelter will have a little more space when it opens its doors on new renovations and an expansion next year thanks to a generous gift from a local supporter.

The Newton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) accepted a $100,000 donati...

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