PET ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY, NOV. 12

PET ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY, NOV. 12

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct three pet adoption events Saturday Nov. 12. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.
Adoptions will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., adoptions also will be facilitated at PetCo, 3050 E. Lohman, in Las Cruces.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., adoptions will be facilitated at the Tractor Supply Store, at the corner of Picacho and Valley, also in Las Cruces.

Adoption fees are $75 for dogs/ puppies and $50 for cats/kittens. The fee includes the first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.

At the PetCo event, microchipping for pets that already have homes will be available to the public for $20, and city pet licenses will be available to neutered pets for $5 each. Licenses for unneutered pets are $25 each. Proof of spay/neuter is required before a $5 license will be issued. Pet owners also must bring current proof of rabies vaccination for each animal to be licensed.

For further information, call the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at (575) 382-0018, or visit the 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. The facility is in need of donations of towels, blankets and long-strand shredded paper.