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Celebrate Summer With Half-Off Pet Adoptions From July 2 – Aug. 31

June 29, 2012

Pets at the Placer County Animal Shelters in Auburn
and Lake Tahoe will be available for adoption at
reduced fees through Aug. 31, 2012.

Celebrate the summer with half-off pet adoptions starting Monday, July 2 and running until August 31!

Placer County Animal Services is offering half off the cost of adoptions for all animals at both the Placer County animal shelters in Auburn and in Tahoe Vista. "We've seen a bountiful increase in the number of dogs and cats that have come into our shelters this year," says Mike Winters, Animal Services Manager. "The summer months are a great time for families to consider adopting a new pet. A new pet could be a great addition to your family and we'd like to make it easier for families to do so!"

Placer County Animal Services is able to offer the half-off adoption promotion due to charitable contributions and the support of A New Hope Animal Foundation. The generosity of the community and of A New Hope to help find homes for more dogs and cats is greatly appreciated. The half-off fee will be $56 for dogs and $46 for cats. As always, the adoption fee is all-inclusive, including the cost of altering, vaccinations, registration, and microchip identification, and all adoptable animals have undergone evaluations for health, behavior and temperament.

"It’s a great time to come visit the shelter and adopt a new pet!" says Lynn Howe, President of A New Hope Animal Foundation. "There are a wide range of breeds and ages available for adoption and this promotion will help make it easier for families to adopt." A New Hope Animal Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is a valued partner of Placer County Animal Services and assists the county staff with animal care and adoptions.

The Auburn animal shelter is located at 11251 B Avenue in Auburn and the Tahoe Vista shelter is located at 849 Shelter Rd. in Tahoe Vista. You can preview the animals available for adoption by clicking this link: PET HARBOR or by using the “search” link on the SHELTER WEBSITE.

Additional information about this half-off adopt-a-thon, including shelter hours, is available online on the shelter website provided above or by calling Placer County Animal Services at (530) 886-5540.