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Oak Ridge Animal Shelter to appear on National Geographic WILD Unlikely Animal Friends

The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is proud to announce that two of their shelter mascots, Pumpkin and Batman, will be featured on National Geographic (Nat Geo) WILD’s Unlikely Animal Friends airing Saturday, May 21st at 8 pm EST.   In September of 2015, the Nat Geo WILD team spent a f
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Mott’s Floral Design

The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter would like to thank Mott’s Floral Design for donating 10% of their sales. Check out their website at http://www.mottsfloraldesign.com.
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Neverland Fund

The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter would like to rehab the back building on the property, making it habitable for animals. This means they need air conditioning professionally installed and numerous other smaller projects. This building will be named Neverland in honor of the late Pan our s
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Adoption Fair Tomorrow!

Adoption Fair tomorrow! Saturday, March 28 from 9:00 am to 12:00 PM at Y12 Federal Credit Union on Lafayette Drive. Please come meet our animals. Shelter volunteers will be there to help you find your new best friend.
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Local Boy Scout Seeks Donations to Refurbish Dog Walking Area at the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter for Eagle Project

Local Boy Scout, Daniel Mountain, has chosen to restore the dog walking area at the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter for his Eagle Project.  Many of the dogs that come into the shelter have little to no leash skills.  To help them have the best chance of getting adopted, volunteers teach the
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City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter Confirms Canine Distemper

The City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter has received results from the canine distemper tests that were conducted by the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine. The tests came back positive and the Animal Shelter is taking measures to prevent widespread infection within th
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Oak Ridge Animal Shelter at Pet Supplies Plus October 25th with Adoptable Cats

The Oak Ridge Animal Shelter would like to invite you to celebrate 40 years at our 395 Belgrade Road location with a whole month of specials and activities. Through the month of October we will be featuring half price adoptions. Every available animal will have an adoption fee of $55.
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50% off All Available Animals

The shelter is having a 50% off all available animals event until Friday August 29th.  The shelter will be closed Saturday the 30th for the Labor day holiday.
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Sponsored Pets

Some animals at the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter now have partial sponsors. This means they have a volunteer who is willing to help with their fee in order to save their life. Please contact the shelter at (865) 425-3423 to find out the amounts of sponsorship for each animal. If you want
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All Available Animals are $55

The City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter will have half price adoptions on all animals. This half price adoption special started July 1st and runs through July 12th. Adoption price will be $55 instead of the normal price of $110. It is first come, first serve. The City of Oak Ridge Animal
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Pets and Hot Cars are a Killer Combination

Every year, the Oak Ridge Police Department receives numerous calls about pets left in parked cars during hot weather.  People may believe that a quick stop will not harm their pet; however, in those few minutes the temperature in the car can reach 115 degrees on an 85 degree day, eve
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Half Price Adoptions on All Black Cats

The City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter will have half price adoptions on all black cats beginning June 10th until June 30th. Adoption price for black cats will be $55 instead of the normal price of $110. It is  first come, first serve. The City of Oak Ridge Animal Shelter is open Tuesda
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Secret City Festival Half Price Adoption Special

Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, only. All available animals, including fosters, are $55. The shelter is full, and we need you to fall in love this weekend with your forever fur baby. Their future literally depends on you! Come on Oak Ridge and surrounding communities. Let’s sho
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Pet Drive and Adoption Fair May 31st

  Shizzy’s Doggy Haven will be sponsoring a pet drive and adoption fair for the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter on May 31st from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please drop by the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter for some puppy love and a chance to win cool door prizes. In order to qualify for a
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Local Fundraiser For Our Shelter

Buy flowers for Mom and help an animal find their special Mom. During this week for every order placed with rainbow florist, $3.00 will be donated to the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter. 
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Stretch Your Heart and Dollar This Weekend

IT IS A GLORIOUS WEEKEND FOR A KITTY CAT SPECIAL THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, April 11-12. Our shelter is full and we need loving homes for our kitties. Our adoption fee for our cats is usually $110; this Friday and Saturday, your cost is $75, and there are sponsors who have graciously a
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Become a Volunteer

OAK RIDGE ANIMAL SHELTER VOLUNTEERS Volunteers have become an essential role at the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter. With the assistance of volunteers, the animals receive more attention, human interaction, and exercise that are necessary for their health. Volunteers help by giving their tim
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