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South Atlanta Resident, Waka Flocka, in the nude for new PETA Campaign

South Atlanta Resident, Waka Flocka, in the nude for new PETA Campaign

Atlanta, GA--  PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has chosen Rapper and South Fulton resident as the new spokesperson for their campaign.  Waka Flocka is a well known Atlanta rapper and is supposedly an avid animal lover. 

The campaign boldly states "Ink, Not Mink" , with the rapper fully unclothed, tattoos covering his body, and 2 diamond chains covering his private area.

According to the PETA site, "Waka thinks that "[fur] is nasty!" and urges the hip-hop community to "understand what you buy." Animals who are killed for their fur, such as foxes, minks, rabbits—even dogs and cats—are bludgeoned, stomped, electrocuted, and often skinned alive."

Visit PETA's Websitefor behind the scenes video of the Waka photo shoot.

Metromix Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest 2010: Group One ; VOTE NOW

Atlanta, GA--  Because we find it almost impossible to resist a cute dog, we—with help from our friends at Pets in the Sity—asked our users to submit their favorite photos of their pets. We got a great response. In fact, 100 dogs are part of Metromix Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest 2010. ----READ MORE, Click Link.



Residents Encouraged to Vaccinate their Pets. Fulton Animal Services Offers Rabies Vaccine for $10

Atlanta, GA--  Fulton Animal Services will hold a Rabies Vaccination Clinic Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Fulton County residents have the opportunity to have their pets vaccinated and receive a rabies tag for $10 at the Jackson Memorial Baptist Church located at 534 Fairburn Road, Atlanta.  Participants must show valid identification and proof of Fulton County residency. The first 100 pets to arrive will receive a free vaccine courtesy of an anonymous private donor.

Fulton County requires by law for every dog, cat, and ferret to be vaccinated against the rabies virus and licensed in Fulton County. This helps the County keep track of the number of pets owned in the County and to ensure that adequate animal services are available. Rabies is a very serious viral disease that attacks the nervous system and can affect humans. If the infection is not treated in time, the disease can result in death.

Register for Metromix's Atlanta Cutest Dog Contest

Atlanta, GA--  Do you have the cutest dog in Atlanta?  Everyone thinks their pup is the cutest, but now it's time to put your pooch to the test!  Submit your dog’s photo for the Metromix Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest! Entries will be accepted until September 26, 2010.  Here’s the link to enter: www.atlanta.metromix.com/cutestdogcontest . 

Out of all the entries received, Metromix will select four groups of 25 dogs to compete for a spot in the finals.  The top two dogs in each group with the most votes will move on to the finals and compete for the grand prize.

Union City Puppy Found Abandoned has been Adopted

Atlanta, GA-- (AP) Officials in Union City say a 2-month-old puppy found hog-tied and restrained with zip-ties behind a Walmart store has been adopted.

Union City police officer Luther Lewis says the dog was extremely dehydrated when he found him.

Police were alerted to the situation after receiving a 911 call from someone reporting a puppy crying in the bushes.

Lewis has been taking care of the puppy, called Wally, with the help of a veterinary clinic in Union City.

The person who adopted the puppy has not been identified.