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  • PACC participates in nationwide Clear the Shelters campaign Aug. 19

    Aug 15, 2017 | Read More News
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    Clear the SheltersAdopt a furry friend from Pima Animal Care Center Aug. 19-20 and get your adoption fee waived in honor of PACC’s participation in the nationwide “Clear the Shelters” campaign. 

    For third consecutive year, PACC will partner with Telemundo to support this national pet adoption campaign, spearheaded by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, that helps match deserving pets with loving and permanent homes. To encourage adopters to clear the shelter, PACC will offer waived adoption fees for all pets through Sunday, Aug. 20. A standard $18 licensing fee will apply to adult dogs.

    “We’re excited to be part of this effort, which not only brings national recognition to our shelter pets, but also reaches out to our entire community, reminding them that we have many deserving dogs, cats, puppies and kittens waiting for their forever homes,” said Kristen Auerbach, PACC director.

    As part of this campaign, Telemundo Arizona will air a special day-long program on Aug. 19 that raises awareness about the importance of pet adoption and the overcrowding issues animal shelters face, particularly during the summer months due to spring litters. Locally, viewers can tune-in at KHRR-TV Channel 40 Tucson.

    Since NBC expanded the Clear the Shelters campaign to a national level in 2015, the effort has resulted in more than 70,000 pet adoptions. At PACC, this campaign has helped place 80 pets into loving new homes in one day. 

    PACC has more than 650 adoptable pets waiting to meet you. Find them online or visit them in person at the shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road. As always, all adopted pets will come spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and with a free vet visit, too. 

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