Discounted pet adoptions this weekend

DOWNEY - Both Downey animal shelters are participating in "Mega Match-a-thon" this weekend, a nationwide pet adoption event.From Friday through Monday, the L.A. County animal shelter on Garfield Avenue and the SEAACA shelter off Woodruff Avenue will offer discounted rates on adoption fees. All animals will be pre-spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. The event is sponsored by the ASPCA and its local partner, the Bark Avenue Foundation. "With the help of the ASPCA and our 16 shelter partners, the Mega Match-a-thon will be the biggest-ever adoption event in Southern California, with more than 5,000 beautiful, deserving dogs, cats, puppies, kittens and bunnies hoping to find new homes," said Melanie Pozez, founder and executive director of the Bark Avenue Foundation.

********** Published: March 29, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 50