PET ADOPTION EVENTS SCHEDULED SATURDAY, SUNDAY

PET ADOPTION EVENTS SCHEDULED SATURDAY, SUNDAY

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct three pet adoption events this weekend. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.
Adoptions will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, adoptions also will be facilitated at PetCo, 3050 E. Lohman, 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.

Pets also will be available for adoption on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Great Pumpkin Candy Drop at Maag Field near the corner of Solano and Hadley in Las Cruces.

For further information, call the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at (575) 382-0018, or visit the website at www.ascmv.com. People who are hearing-impaired can call (575) 541-2182.