Doris (Submitted photo)
Doris (Submitted photo)
Doris, top, is a playful and laid-back lady. She is affectionate, but isn't going to be a lap cat. She is a 3 to 4-year-old brown tabby. She is spayed and up -to-date on vaccinations. Her adoption fee is $45.

Timmy, bottom, is a friendly boy that likes to be close to his people. He is happy to go for walks, sit while watching tv or play. He is 3-years-old and weighs 33 pounds. He is a spaniel and beagle mix.

The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 30 dogs and puppies, and 17 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be seen at

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

The shelter is in need of canned and dry kitten food and puppy food. They are not currently in need of newspapers. 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.