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Puppy benefit raises money for rescued dogs

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- A special puppy benefit was held on Saturday at the Petco in Jonesboro. Volunteers with Northeast Arkansans for Animals were raising money for recently rescued dogs.

Wanda Turner of NAFA says they were able to rescue eight dogs in Southeast Missouri with the help of other animal rescue agencies. She also added that taking care of animals from puppy mills is a challenge, but with love and support, they will be able to have regular lives.

Turner says the cost of preparing a dog for adoption averages around $300. She says fundraiser's like this are just one way the public can help with these costs.

In addition, pet owners also had the chance to have Valentine's Day pictures taken with their dogs.

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