Tri-County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is on Icaria Road in Tyner. The shelter seeks volunteers to help walk the dogs. Due to the coronavirus, the shelter is open by appointment only. For information, call 252-221-8514. Animal Welfare of the Albemarle Region Every Day received a grant from the DJ&T Foundation for its regular PupSNIP vouchers! Effective immediately, female dog spay vouchers will increase to $100! Male dog neuter vouchers will remain at $75. The free DogFIX or CatFIX voucher low-income programs have not changed. Vouchers will still cover the full cost of the spay or neuter surgery. To download an application, visit AWARE's website www.awarenc.org or call 1-866-711-9292 to receive an application by mail.