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Animal Welfare Department Partners with PetSmart Charities®Creating Additional East Side Adoption Location

New adoption center kicks off weekend-long adoption event with low-cost adoption fees, May 25-June 29

When

This event has already happened.
May 25, 2018
03:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Where

PetSmart
350 Eubank Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
505-298-4122

Description

Animal Welfare Department Partners with PetSmart Charities®

Creating Additional East Side Adoption Location

New adoption center kicks off weekend-long adoption event with low-cost adoption fees, May 25-June 29

On May 25, the City of Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department will celebrate the grand re-opening of the PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center located within the East Albuquerque PetSmart in partnership with the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, PetSmart Charities.

The new partnership will serve as an additional adoption location for the Animal Welfare Department to help pets find their forever homes. In 2017 alone, the City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department took in more than 15,000 pets in need.

To celebrate, from May 25 through June 29, adoptable pets will be available for a discounted fee of $10, which includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, license, and complimentary dog training from the Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department.

To learn more about the City of Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department, please visit www.cabq.gov/pets.

To learn more about PetSmart Charities, which has helped facilitate more than 8 million adoptions with the help of animal welfare organizations like the City of Albuquerque, please visit PetSmartCharities.org.

WHAT:

Grand re-opening of the PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center

WHEN:            

Friday, May 25, 3 p.m.

Media check-in begins at 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:

East Albuquerque PetSmart, 350 Eubank Blvd. NE

INTERVIEWS:

Danny Nevarez, Interim Director, Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department

David Foxley, PetSmart District Leader

Steve Kaufman, Center of Excellence, Adoptions, PetSmart Charities

PHOTO OPS:

City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department, PetSmart Charities and PetSmart representatives at the ceremonial ribbon-cutting. Adorable adoptable pets waiting to find their forever families

 

 

 

 

Animal Welfare Department Partners with PetSmart Charities®Creating Additional East Side Adoption Location

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Contact

Desiree Cawley
505-764-1164
or
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)