Clear the Shelter adoption event set for Saturday


The event is taking place Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 3 the Apache Junction Paws and Claws Care Center located at 725 E. Baseline, Apache Junction, AZ.

"We still want people to go through the same selection process".

We hope to empty our kennels this year.

"Our office mascot is Otis - a shelter dog who has been named our CMO - Chief Motivation Officer!"

Adoption fees will be waived that day for approved adopters with a $50 donation for dogs and $25 for cats to cover spay/neuter costs and vaccinations.

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All adopted animals are required to be spayed or neutered. Dogs get micro chipped, which enables them to be found easily if they become lost.

Paws and Claws will offer waived pet adoption fees to help families find and adopt a new pet.

"That is two cats that seem to be co-dependent on each other and we feel would not do well if separated", she said. For photos of available animals, visit the Facebook page by searching, "Emporia Kansas Animal Shelter", or the "Humane Society of the Flint Hills".

According to the NBC Connecticut website, which provides a complete list and map of participating shelters, hundreds of shelters in 20 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico will participate. Join the conversation on social media using #ClearTheShelters.