Jack, top, loves being around people. He is friendly, playful, curious and likes to ride in cars. He is a medium-sized pug/hound mix that is white with black patches. He is 2 to 3-years-old.

Kira, bottom, is a 1 to 2-year-old calico kitty that likes to talk. She doesn't like being locked up in a kennel and wants to explore and play. She is $50 off her adoption/spay fees.

The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 11 dogs and puppies, and 16 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 still 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.

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.