Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement offers dog adoptions at 80% of their normal price.
GASTON COUNTY, NC – Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day with a $17 adoption fee. Usually, these fees are $90 for dogs and $75 for cats.
“The event is called Saint Pawty’s Day adaptation special,” said Elizabeth Henderson, the event’s creator and adoption coordinator.
Henderson said he encourages spaying and spaying of animals to help control pet overpopulation.
“$17 includes time, sterilization, microchipping, vaccinations and other checks,” she said.
With their adoption event, Henderson hopes these animals can find beautiful homes.
“A lot of them come from cases of neglect and abuse,” Henderson told WCNC Charlotte’s Larry Sprinkle, who visited the shelter for their St. Patrick’s Day event.
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The Saint Pawty’s Day special adaptation continues through March 19.
Adoption hours at Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement:
Adoptions and other hours of operation
Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Close on Sunday
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If those are not ready to adopt, Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement also offers a foster program.
“Fostering saves lives,” Henderson explained.
Additionally, Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement is always looking for volunteers. If you want more information on how you can adopt or volunteer, you can check out the Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement website.
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