$14 VALENTINE PET-ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY FEB. 12

$14 VALENTINE PET-ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY FEB. 12

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct multiple off-site pet adoption events on Saturday, Feb. 12, with special low rates that day and extending through close of business on Valentine’s Dat. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.

All adoptions during the three-day event are only $14, which includes the first set of vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchip.

Adoptions will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces.

Additional off-site locations and times for Saturday, Feb. 12, are as follows:

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at PetCo, 3050 E. Lohman, in Las Cruces

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pet’s Barn, 1600 S. Valley Dr., in Las Cruces

At all but the Farmer’s Market events, 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.

The $14 adoptions also will take place at the shelter, 3551 Bataan Memorial West, from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12-13; and from noon to 6 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley also offers low-cost spay/neuter operations at the rate of $35 for dogs and $25 for cats. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the shelter offices.

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. Shelter hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

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 dog crates, towels, blankets and long-strand shredded paper.