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DOTHAN, Alabama -- A Dothan police officer shot and injured a man during an altercation outside the Dothan City Animal Shelter Tuesday afternoon.

The weekend was in sight for Bill Banks on Friday when the phone rang at the Dothan Animal Shelter.

Dothan Police Sgt. Maurice Eggleston addresses the media about a shooting involving a Dothan Police officer outside the Dothan Animal Shelter in December of 2014.

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Also at Saturday's adoptathon were volunteers from SAVE-A PET, part of the Dothan Animal Shelter. Elizabeth Miller and James LeBlanc joined several volunteers from Save-A-Pet as they loaded puppy after puppy into a van at the Dothan Animal Shelter on Friday afternoon.

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Dothan Animal Shelter employee James LeBlanc helps Nicole Wiley, a Save-A-Pet volunteer, load puppies into a van. Almost 50 dogs were transported from the Dothan shelter to a no-kill shelter in Wisconsin on Friday.

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Bobbi is a certified dog groomer who volunteers her time to groom dogs for us at the shelter when needed. Bobbi is originally from Dothan but had been living in Colorado with where her husband was stationed with the army. She recently moved back to Dothan and opened her own dog grooming salon, Bobbi’s Barks and Bubbles. Bobbi’s love and compassion for animals is what lead her to becoming a groomer and why she helps out at the humane society. Bobbi is pictured with Hadley, whom she recently groomed for us. The Dothan Animal Shelter said its phone was ringing off the hook Wednesday with requests to adopt dogs who were taken from what police say was a “puppy mill.”Established in 1991, the Wiregrass Humane Society is an animal rescue facility located in Dothan, Alabama. Our facility houses approximately 130 animals that are available for adoption. The majority of animals at our shelter are animals that have been rescued from the City of Dothan Animal Control Division. Animal Control officers pick up stray animals throughout the City of Dothan. Animals that are not claimed by their owners within 20 days are euthanized. The Wiregrass Humane Society rescues as many animals as possible from Animal Control, providing these innocent animals with a second chance for life.Daleville has four pens where dogs are held before being transferred to the county animal shelter if Clasky is unable to locate the owner or someone who wants to adopt the dog. Cats go straight to the animal shelter because the town has no cages to fit them. In Dothan, Corninham will hold an animal from seven to 12 days as he does his best to find someone willing to adopt, asking around and advertising in the local newspaper. One place they won't go is back to his house. "I don't got nothing against animals. I love 'em but not enough to take them all home with me," he said.