ADOPTION FEES WAIVED DURING TAX-FREE WEEKEND

ADOPTION FEES WAIVED DURING TAX-FREE WEEKEND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2013

For the fourth consecutive year, the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will be waiving adoption fees for all animals at the shelter Aug. 2 through Aug. 4 in conjunction with the tax-free shopping weekend. Adoption fees are normally $75 for dogs/ puppies and $50 for cats/kittens.

Hours of operation at the main shelter, 3551 Bataan Memorial East, will also be extended during the event. Adoptions can be made from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday and noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Adoptions will also take place over the weekend at several off-site locations: Friday, Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. cat adoptions will be facilitated at the Kitty Condo inside the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Boulevard; Saturday at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., adoptions will take place at PetCo, 3050 E. Lohman. Adoptions can also be made from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Tractor Supply on the corner of Picacho Avenue and Valley Drive.

For further information, call the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at (575) 382-0018, or visit their website at www.ascmv.org. People who are hearing-impaired can call (575) 541-2182. You can also visit the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley’s Facebook page for information about the Pet of the Week and other services and news items.