- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia minor league baseball team is going to the dogs for two games this season.

The Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association says it is partnering with the West Virginia Power for Pets in the Park games at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.

The association says in a statement that for $3, dogs on leashes will be allowed into games on June 7 and Aug. 10. Tickets for pet owners are $8.

The statement says the proceeds from the two home games will benefit homeless pets in Kanawha (KUN-aw) County. Association staff and volunteers will be at both games with pets ready for adoption, along with shelter information.

The West Virginia Power is a Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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