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Gaston County Museum partners animal shelter to help get pet dogs adopted

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Gaston County “furry babies” have been at last adopted after the start off of a new partnership between the Gaston County Museum and the county’s animal shelter.

“We’re just joyful to enable them find their properties,” said Elizabeth Henderson, the adoption coordinator of the Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement shelter. 

The museum reached out to the shelter to begin a partnership this calendar year where the museum promotes a single pet dog from the shelter just about every thirty day period by way of a social media marketing campaign.

The marketing campaign titled, “Curator, Cats and, Canines!,” has aided two out of 3 dogs showcased to at last obtain a household. 


The media campaign started in January with Olaf, a 6-yr-aged American Pit Bull Terrier combine.

Olaf arrived to the shelter in December previous calendar year. Henderson states Olaf was a stray dog found running around in Gastonia with a dog named Elsa.

He lives up to his Disney motion picture-themed name via his appreciate for breaking frozen puddles and splashing in the h2o, Museum Curator Alicyn Wiedrich claims.