PET ADOPTION EVENTS SCHEDULED SATURDAY

PET ADOPTION EVENTS SCHEDULED SATURDAY

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. 3, 2009, at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Las Cruces. From noon to 4:30 p.m., adoptions will take place at the Alma de Artes Art Show at the Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court Ave., 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.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, adoptions also will be facilitated at Pet’s Barn, 1600 S. Valley Dr., in Las Cruces. At the Pet’s Barn 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 ($25 each for unaltered pets). 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. People who are hearing-impaired can call (575) 541-2182.