Free Animal Adoption Shelters
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Empty the Shelters time by the BISSELL Pet Foundation is going back to get a hold of significantly more than 1, 000 pets permanently houses by waiving adoption fees for cats and dogs.
The building blocks is sponsoring adoptions at 57 shelters across the state on Oct. 22 — including 19 shelters in western Michigan — so that you can encourage prospective pet owners to consider, based on a BISSELL launch. Adoption fees generally start around $60 (for cats) to $150 (for dogs).
Brand new pet owners will only result in the licensing cost, which costs $7 to $12.
The BISSELL Pet Foundation will also be providing adopters an AdoptBox, as materials last at each location. The cardboard boxes feature:
- Pet care guidelines
- Goodies and toys
- Cleaning products
- ID label
The AdoptBox aims to support brand-new owners with taking care of the new furry person in their loved ones.
Listed here are the participating shelters in West Michigan. For a full a number of Michigan shelters, check out the .
The building blocks is keeping the one-day use event to cut back the number of creatures that are euthanized each year in Michigan — which is around 40, 000, the release stated.
Regarding final Empty the Shelters time — might 7, 2016 — a total of 605 pets had been used from 24 shelters across Michigan.