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Free Love Weekend at Brookhaven Animal Shelter

Turnip and Parsnip await adoption at the Brookhaven

Turnip and Parsnip await adoption at the Brookhaven Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011) Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

The Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter waived adoption fees during its Free Love Weekend. During the two-day event before Valentine's Day, more than a dozen cats and dogs found new homes -- and someone to love them.

Gilbert, a pit bull mix, awaits adoption at
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

Gilbert, a pit bull mix, awaits adoption at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011)

From left, Stephanie Miolla, 12, Stephen Miolla, 18,
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

From left, Stephanie Miolla, 12, Stephen Miolla, 18, and Matt Reed, 18, all of Medford, gather outside the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter to meet their newest family member, Sunshine, a Labrador mix. (Feb. 13, 2011)

Epiphany, a mixed breed, awaits a loving home
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

Epiphany, a mixed breed, awaits a loving home at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011)

Lulu, a pitbull-terrier mix, was one of more
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

Lulu, a pitbull-terrier mix, was one of more than 200 pets up for adoption during the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter's Free Love Weekend that placed over a dozen animals in new homes.

Jen King, 33, of Shirley, snuggles her new
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

Jen King, 33, of Shirley, snuggles her new cat, Trixie, at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011)

Dobbie, a pit bull mix, takes volunteer Karin
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

Dobbie, a pit bull mix, takes volunteer Karin Schlee for a walk outside the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011)

A sign tells the story of Dina, a
Photo Credit: Kaitlynn Mannino

A sign tells the story of Dina, a pit bull terrier mix, at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter. (Feb. 13, 2011)

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