Columbus APS to Host First Family Fur Day

 There will be fun for the whole family — even your pets — as Columbus County Animal Protective Services hosts its Family Fur Day June 11.

Sheriff Jody Greene said the event will give the public the opportunity to get to know the staff and animals at the shelter in addition to holding their yearly rabies vaccination clinic.  Rabies shots will be $5 each, and are good for one year.
This is a free event for adults, children, and pets. There will be train rides, a petting zoo, bouncy houses, fun, food, and more.  
Family Fur Day will be June 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Columbus County Fairgrounds, 886 Prison Camp Road in Whiteville. For more information about the event, call the APS office at 910.641.3945, or visit their Facebook page at

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Lt. Justin Worley, Sheriff Jody Greene, Animal Control Officer Barry Hinson, Crissie Cox and Samantha Baxley (shelter staff), Chief Deputy Aaron Herring, and Animal Control Officer Craig Leggett with a temporary resident of the shelter. APS will host its Family Fur Day June 11, to give folks an opportunity to learn more about APS services, and have a little fun at the same time.
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