PET ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 5-6

PET ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 5-6

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct pet adoption events Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.
Adoptions will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, adoptions also will be facilitated at the Renaissance Craft Fair at Young Park 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.

For pet owners who travel to the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley offices at 3551 Bataan Memorial West, microchipping for pets that already have homes are available to the public for $20, and city pet licenses are 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.