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Saginaw County Animal Control offering reduced adoption rates for ‘Empty The Shelter’ event

SAGINAW, MI — In an work to lessen overcrowding, Saginaw County Animal Care & Manage Centre is reducing adoption prices to find properties for possible animals.

By means of Friday, May well 13, the shelter located at 1312 Gratiot Ave. in Saginaw is offering adoption charges of $25 for grownup pet dogs and $15 for cats and kittens. Normally, adoption charges are $125 for puppies and $50 for cats.

The diminished service fees incorporate vaccinations and microchips.

The reduced charges are sponsored by Bissell Pet Foundation as component of its “Empty the Shelter” party. The initiative started in 2016 and has found more than 83,000 animals obtain furever properties. It takes place in 45 states and Canada with 443 animal welfare corporations participating.

“Shelters throughout the country are in excess of potential, and hugely adoptable animals are at chance as we confront one of the greatest crises in recent decades,” reported Cathy Bissell, Founder of Bissell Pet Basis. “Bissell Pet Foundation is contacting on individuals to visit their local community shelters during ‘Empty the Shelters’ to help you save a life by adoption. Devoid of you, there is no tomorrow for these deserving pets.”

At present, the shelter has 118 dogs and 50 cats completely ready for adoption.

“We are quite grateful to the Bissell Pet Foundation for their awesome aid for shelter residents and their partnership with us to aid locate them loving households,” added Bonnie Kanicki, director of Saginaw County Animal Treatment & Management. “We have some astounding animals and keep hope for them all. This event surely helps.”

Organizers like fascinated adopters set up appointments to go to the shelter and interact with the animals. They can do so by calling 989-797-4500. They also really encourage families to analysis the pet they are intrigued in having into their houses.

For far more information and facts on adopting or donating to “Empty the Shelters,” visit www.bissellpetfoundation.org/empty-the-shelters and the Saginaw shelter’s Facebook web site.

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