Burlington County Animal Shelter cutting down adoption charges in July to enable ‘Clear the Shelter’

Burlington County Animal Shelter minimizing adoption charges in July to help ‘Clear the Shelter’

WESTAMPTON – Summer time is right here and it’s the “purr-fect” time to appear for a new ideal good friend from the Burlington County Animal Shelter!

Through the month of July, the shelter will have decreased adoption service fees of $25 for an grownup puppy and $15 for grownup cats to help stimulate residents and people to convey house a shelter pet.

The “Clear the Shelter” marketing is getting held in partnership with the Close friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, which is helping with economical help to cut down the costs. The promotion also coincides with the Ideal Friends Network Countrywide Adoption Weekend on July 22-24, when participating shelters across the country will lessen their premiums.

Extra than 4,500 pet dogs and cats were adopted nationwide for the duration of the network’s past adoption weekend advertising in Might.

“Summer is a busy year with various canines and cats getting their way into our animal shelter. We want them all settled with loving households,” explained Commissioner Felicia Hopson, liaison to the County Animal Shelter. “With so numerous superb animals that would make perfect companions, reducing the costs for the total thirty day period should help these fur pals find permanently households that a lot faster, so we want to thank the Buddies of the Burlington County Animal Shelter for their assistance.”

“I’ve observed how dedicated the animal shelter personnel and volunteers are to making certain the shelter animals acquire the most effective possible care, but what they want most is for just about every animal to go away with a new loving family,” included Commissioner Allison Eckel, who toured the shelter in May perhaps throughout the Lenape Significant College JROTC “Help Cadets Aid Pets” celebration. “For everyone considering about introducing a new pet, please check out the shelter to meet some of the amazing dogs and cats that are accessible.”

The Burlington County Animal Shelter is found at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton and is open up for visits and tours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from midday to 4 PM and Thursdays from midday to 7 PM. It is closed for stroll-in visits on Wednesdays. People are inspired to connect with 609-265-5073 to timetable an appointment.

Accessible dogs and cats can also be seen on the web at https://www.co.burlington.nj.us/1446/Readily available-for-Adoption

So considerably this 12 months the shelter has adopted out a lot more than 700 pet dogs and cats. A further 244 missing pets have been reunited with their families.

“We’ve experienced some terrific good results stories this 12 months, including the adoption of Dash, our shelter’s longest resident, but we want to assistance even additional animals sign up for loving people,” said Hopson. “Summer is a excellent time to undertake, so really don’t hold off. Go online or agenda a check out to the shelter quickly. Your following finest mate is ready to be located there.”

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