Mitchell Garis adopts a short coat Chihuahua named Max at the Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society Jan. 7. PAWS is gearing up for its annual fundraiser, Dog’s Night Out, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Ada Elks Lodge. Cost to attend the event, which includes a buffet dinner, silent auction and dancing to Just Cause, is $40 per person. To donate auction items or purchase tickets phone (580) 436-7452. (Photo by Abby S. M. Barron)