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Pet of the Week: Meet Picasso, a shepherd mix

This is Picasso, he is a 1-year-old Australian Shepherd Catahoula mix male. He is very shy at first but warms up quickly. He needs a secure, fenced yard or a job he can go to every day. Cortez Animal Shelter hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Cortez Animal Shelter also accepts donations such as bleach, Clay cat litter, Pedigree or Iams dog food, Iams puppy food, Purina cat chow and kitten chow, dish soap, paper towels, and dog treats. Adoption fees include altering, microchip, first vaccines except rabies, and a free health exam at any local vets. For more information call the Cortez Animal Shelter at 565-4910. To view adoptable pets online, visit www.petango.com and enter the ZIP code 81321 orwww.cityofcortez.com/government/animal_shelter.