PET ADOPTION EVENT SCHEDULED SATURDAY AT PET’S BARN

PET ADOPTION EVENT SCHEDULED SATURDAY AT PET’S BARN

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct a pet adoption event this weekend. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Pet’s Barn, 1600 S. Valley Dr., 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.

In addition, microchipping for pets that already have homes will be available to the public for $20, and city pet licenses will be available for $5 each. Pet owners 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.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.