Free pet adoptions at “Empty the Shelter” event May 5

Free pet adoptions at “Empty the Shelter” event May 5

Bravo the new dog has some good news about shelter pet adoptions:

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Margie, a dog at the county’s Animal Shelter.

MENDOCINO Co., 4/27/18 — Have you been considering adopting a new family friend from the animal shelter? If you’re looking for a new pet but short on funds, the upcoming May 5 may be the event for you. The Mendocino County Animal Shelter will be participating in a nationwide “Empty the Shelter” event on Saturday, May 5, and all dog and cat adoption costs (except a $25 dog license) will be covered by the Bissell Pet Foundation. That means you can bring home a new pet for free, and help lower the numbers of animals housed in the shelter.

Dog from the Animal Shelter's Facebook page.
Dog from the Animal Shelter’s Facebook page.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 10a.m – 4p.m. at the Mendocino County Animal Shelter at  298 Plant Road in Ukiah. Dog and cat adoption costs will be free except for a required $25 fee for a dog license. You can check out some of the pets currently available for adoption here. For more information call 707-467-6453.

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