McKamey Animal Center's Adoptables Of The Week

Monday, July 22, 2019

This week’s featured adoptables at McKamey Animal Center:

Kira. left, is a 2 year old curious and very loving beauty who is waiting for her forever family, while Bo is a young coon hound mix, who is quiet, walks well on a leash, and needs a home with no cats.

Meet them, as well as many other adoptable animals, at McKamey Animal Center, 4500 N.

Access Road in Chattanooga, phone number (423) 305-6500. 

Our hours are: closed Monday; open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Other days: Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  


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Happenings

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