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66 dogs seized from Hanover property now up for adoption

Published: Jun. 29, 2016 at 2:29 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2016 at 2:46 PM EDT
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Several people line up to adopt the 66 dogs put up for adoption. (Source: NBC12)
Several people line up to adopt the 66 dogs put up for adoption. (Source: NBC12)

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Several people are lining up at the Hanover County Animal Control and Shelter to try to take home one of the 66 dogs that are now up for adoption. The dogs were seized from a Hanover property back in May.

The adoption process began at 10 a.m. and goes until 4:30 p.m. at the Hanover Animal Care and Control, which is located at 12471 Taylor Complex Lane.

Here is the criteria you need to meet in order to adopt the dogs:

  • Driver’s license or other issued form of identification.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Not banned from future adoptions as a result of the court order.
  • Pay an adoption fee of $25.00.
  • Sign and agree to have the animal sterilized, rabies vaccinated, and licensed within 30 days post adoption.
  • Live within the greater Richmond area.
  • If you rent, have a signed and dated letter from your landlord/property owner or a copy of your lease stating you’re allowed to own an animal.
  • Only one animal will be adopted per household. No exceptions.

Click here for the application.

A Hanover County Sheriff's deputy and an animal control officer waiting at the door to collect names and make sure you have all paperwork and documents necessary to attempt to make the adoption as smooth as possible.

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