DCHS goals to evacuate its shelters this weekend


Madison, Wis. – The Dane County Humane Society is aiming to evacuate its shelters this weekend.

DCHS diminished adoption charges on all canines, cats and critters for the weekend of August 13 and 14 as a part of its “Clear the Shelters 2022” program.

DCHS will cost $50 from all canine adoption charges. Canine which can be a part of the “Lonely Hearts Membership,” which means they’ve been at a shelter longer than common, may have an adoption payment of $100. Canine adoption charges embody spay or neuter surgical procedure, vaccinations, flea and tick remedies, microchip, heartworm testing for grownup canines, and extra veterinary care as wanted.

DCHS diminished the adoption payment for kittens to $75, whereas younger grownup, grownup and senior cats could be adopted for a $5 payment. The adoption payment will likely be waived for Lonely Hearts Membership cats. Cat adoption charges embody spay or neuter surgical procedure, vaccinations, flea and tick remedies, microchips and extra veterinary care as wanted.

The critter adoption payment has been reduce in half. The adoption payment will likely be waived for Lonely Hearts Membership Critters. The crater vary contains rabbits and different small mammals reminiscent of rats and guinea pigs.

DCHS stated the occasion “comes at a crucial time as shelters and rescues throughout the nation are experiencing excessive intakes and sluggish adoptions.”

With this in thoughts, DCHS is making an attempt to assist animals exterior its particular scope.

“All through this week, DCHS has been receiving animal transfers from overcrowded shelters all through Wisconsin and different states. Our purpose is that this occasion will assist all of those animals discover new properties for our group,” stated DCHS public relations coordinator Lisa Bernard.

DCHS said that adoption is on a primary come, first served foundation. DCHS stated adopters must be ready to take their new animal house that day and must be inspired to deliver any provider, collar or leash they want to use.

Clear the Shelter will likely be on the fundamental DCHS shelter at 5132 Voges Rd., Madison, Wisconsin. DCHS prolonged its weekend adoption hours for Clear the Shelter – between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The shelter will likely be closed on Monday, Aug. 15.

Animals accessible for adoption could be discovered right here.



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