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Adoptable pets of the week

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Lee County Domestic Animal Services will celebrate the “25 Strays of Christmas” with a Gift Giving Tree and a pet photo event to benefit the Animal Care Trust Fund.

The Gift Giving Tree in the adoption lobby at Animal Services is decorated with ornaments featuring adoptable pets and their Christmas wish list. Visitors may pick one up and return it to Animal Services by Dec. 21 to help make the animals’ holiday a little brighter. If a selected pet is lucky enough to find a home for the holiday, the pet will be able to take its gifts to the new home.


Name: Xander
ID#: 717787
Breed: Hound mix
Sex: Male
Age: 1
Color: Black
Comments: I’m the “Eleventh Stray of Christmas” and the perfect home for me, is one where I have room to run and another dog to for company. Xander is a high energy dog that is working on his training with our volunteers. He does well listening to other dogs when they correct him.
Adoption fee: $75


Name: Jolli
ID#: 718520
Breed: Domestic shorthair
Sex: Female
Age: 2
Color: Black
Comments: I’m the “Twelfth Stray of Christmas” and I am perfectly named for the holiday season. I would love to go home with my sister Cookie. You can adopt me and her adoption fee is free. That’s 2 for the price of 1! Everyone loves a bargain at Christmas.
Adoption fee: $50


For information about this week’s pets, call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or log on to Animal Services’ website at LeeLostPets.com. When calling, please refer to the animal’s ID number. The website updates every hour so you will be able to see if these or any other pets are still available.

The shelter is open for adoptions from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays.

The shelter is located at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, off Six Mile Cypress Pkwy.

All adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, rabies vaccination & county license if 3 months or older, flea treatment, worming, heartworm test for dogs 6 months & over, feline aids & leukemia test for cats, microchip ID, and 10 day health guarantee.

The adoption package is valued at $500.