Jazzy, left, is a friendly, outgoing girl that is playful and has a lot of energy. She is smaller than she looks in her picture and only weighs 38 pounds. She is a 2 to 3-year-old Pit Terrier mix. She is mostly white with a few brindle spots. She is looking for a home with a fenced yard. She would not do well in a home with cats.

Norbert, right, is shy in the shelter, but not outside. He really likes being outside, going for walks and playing. He is a one-year-old male. He is a Beagle/small Terrier mix that is tricolor. He weighs 22 pounds.

The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 24 dogs and puppies, and 6 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be seen at www.sisaveapet.com.

Normal shelter hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. It is closed Tuesday. The shelter number is (812) 273-1788 and their email is jcas39@seidata.com.

The shelter is collecting aluminum cans for the dog and cat medical fund. Donors can drop off rinsed and dried aluminum cans at the shelter.

Volunteers are always welcome at the shelter to help with walking dogs, playing with puppies and kittens and many other tasks. Volunteers must be 16 years old.

The shelter has recently received many donations for food, and are currently in need of non-food items, a list of requested items can be found on the shelter website. Donations can be mailed to 2727 Hannah Drive, Madison, IN 47250 or dropped off during shelter hours.

Animals should not be abandoned outside of the shelter or dropped off at the shelter after hours.

For animal control issues in Madison call (812) 265-3347. For animal control issues in Hanover and Jefferson County call (812) 265-2648.