Adopt a pet for free with 'Empty the Shelters' April 29 | The Scene

from any jurisdiction are welcome to adopt any of our shelter pets for free
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Our Seniors for Seniors program enables people age 60 and up to adopt pets age 5 and up free of charge, thanks to the generous support of the Pets for the Elderly Foundation.
Free pet adoptions will be offered to those who donate blood Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Animal Services headquarters.
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Adoption fees are being paid by , a Fullerton-based nonprofit that gives free pet adoptions as a way to thank members of the military. County Animal Services will provide vaccinations, spay/neuter, a microchip, licensing and a free veterinary exam within the first 10 days. Free pet adoption day in Michigan is April 29 - ClickOnDetroit
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Photo provided by FlickrFree pet adoption for military members - The San Diego Union-Tribune
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Veterans, active-duty military and their families can adopt pets for free at several county animal shelters during Memorial day weekend, from May 26 to May 28.Whether for financial or ethical reasons, lots of people prefer the idea of adopting a cat or dog rather than buying one. But adopted doesn't necessarily mean "free"—there are almost always some costs associated with acquiring a new pet beyond food, toys, bedding, and the like. Here are the expenses you should prepare for and factor as potential costs into your pet budget.The adoption fee for dogs and cats includes your new pet’s spay or neuter surgery, microchip (for dogs only), age appropriate vaccinations, deworming, and an offer for 30 days of free pet health insurance from . Cats and kittens can be adopted two for the price of one through our Adopt-A-Buddy program.To enable seniors to acquire a pet and enjoy the many benefits a companion animal provides CAP offers free adoptions of pets over 7 years of age to senior citizens over 60. Please visit our shelter to view and meet the wonderful "senior" animals who are waiting for a second chance at a forever home.To express our gratitude for your service, Baltimore Humane Society offers waived adoption fees for any First Responder with a current valid id. Any police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, or 911 dispatchers from any jurisdiction are welcome to adopt any of our shelter pets for free.Animal Care Centers of NYC offers an amazing adoption package, which includes spaying or neutering, vaccinations, a certificate for a free exam, embedded pre-registered microchip in case your pet ever gets lost and a collar. Dogs also get a leash, dog license and heartworm test while cat adoptions also include FELV/FIV testing and a cardboard cat carrier. The center encourages families to bring their children and dogs to make sure the addition will be a right fit.Adoption fees will often take care of a lot of necessary needs for the newly-adopted dogs. For instance, the pet adoption fee at in Las Vegas covers everything from vaccinations to a free veterinary exam within 30 days of adoption. Adoption prices at this no-kill shelter range from $200-$250 for an adult dog to $395 for puppies.The Gift-a-Pet Certificate allows you to pay the adoption fee of a cat or kitten for the giftee of your choice. The fee is $125.00 for kittens up to four months, $75.00 for cats aged 4 months to 3 years, and FREE for cats over three years of age. The recipient of the certificate may then come to our Adoption Center and, contingent on approval, select a cat or kitten to take home.