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Hernando County Pet of the Week for Sept. 27

Buster is a sweet senior available for adoption at Hernando County Animal Services. [Hernando County Animal Services]
Published Sep. 20

Buster is a handsome white with tan terrier/bulldog mix, approximately 8 years old and 71 pounds. His owner is no longer able to care for him. Buster’s favorite past time is playing tug-of-war and resting in the cool water of his kiddie pool. He is neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated, heartworm-tested and will have a 1-year county animal license. His identification number at the shelter is D#10321310. Inquiries about adopting Buster or other dogs and cats can be made at Hernando County Animal Services, 19450 Oliver St., Brooksville. Visiting hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Adoption fees are $50 for adult dogs over 25 pounds, $70 for puppies and small dogs under 25 pounds, $25 for heartworm-positive and senior dogs, $20 for adult cats and $40 for kittens. For information, call (352) 796-5062. Visit the website at hernandocounty.us/departments/departments-a-e/animal-services.

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