October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month in Pima County: Cat, dog adoption fees discounted all monthby Pima County News on Oct. 05, 2011, under children, Pima Animal Care Center, Pima County, Southern Arizona, Tucson, youth
Pima County, Ariz. (Oct. 5, 2011) – Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) has more than 200 dogs and cats available for adoption and it is offering the animals at a discount.
The agency is celebrating Adopt A Shelter Dog Month by extending its Half-Price Adoption Specials for dogs and cats. Throughout October, discounted adoption prices will remain in effect.
Here they are:
- Adult Dog: $35, plus a $15 license fee
- Puppies: $50
- Adult Cats: $35 and two for the price of one on Mondays and Tuesdays
- Kittens: $50
- Adult Dogs and cats that have been at the shelter for two weeks or longer: $15, includes the license fee for dogs
- Puppies and kittens in shelter for two weeks or longer: $25
Also, special-needs animals that may have minor behavioral or medical needs are being offered at a discounted rate to those who want to rehabilitate these animals. Please ask shelter staff or volunteers for more information.
All the adoptable animals have been altered, vaccinated and microchipped. Dogs older than three months are licensed before they can go to a new home.
PACC will hold a number of off-site adoption events throughout October. Animals will be offered for adoption at the Tucson Meet Yourself Festival, Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, in downtown Tucson.
Go to PACC’s website www.pimaanimalcare.org to find an adoption event near you.
Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, is open to the public Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more on PACC, go to www.pimaanimalcare.org or call 243-5900.