Mega Pet Adoption Event scheduled Sept. 17 and 18

 

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Hundreds of pets in need of loving homes will be available for adoption during the 5th Annual Homeward Bound Mega Pet Adoption Event on Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yucaipa Community Park.  Animal rescue groups from throughout the county will have dogs and cats of all ages, sizes and breeds available for adoption at the two day event.

San Bernardino County’s Animal Care and Control (ACC), the Animals aRe First Fund (ARFF), the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley (HSSBV) and Yucaipa Animal Placement Society (YAPS) will be hosting the event.

“The Homeward Bound Mega Pet Adoption Event assists in meeting the health and social services needs of the County’s population and supports the Countywide Vision where all sectors work collaboratively to reach shared goals,” said Brian Cronin, Division Chief of Animal Care and Control. “This event also builds and expands existing partnerships among public agencies, businesses, and non-profit and faith based organizations.”

Yucaipa Community Park is located at 34900 Oak Glen Road, next to the city of Yucaipa Community Center.  Nearly 200 animals will be available to adopt.  Green Valley Veterinary Clinic will provide low-cost vaccinations and micro chipping on both days.  On-site licensing will be available for residents of Yucaipa and unincorporated county areas.

For more information, please call the San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control Program at 1-800-472-5609 or visit www.sbcounty.gov/acc

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