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Clear the Shelters adoption event

In an effort to save animal lives, reduce overcrowding in shelters, and promote animal adoptions, all Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Animal Shelters have been asked to participate in the “Clear the Shelters” adoption event this Saturday, August 18.

On that day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Gene Carey Animal Shelter and Adoption Center in Lewisville will waive all pet adoption fees. Adoption includes sterilization, microchip, viral vaccines, Rabies vaccine, Heartworm testing (if applicable), city registration (if Lewisville resident) and 30 days of free pet insurance.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Cat’s Pride, NBC5, Telemundo 39, and 105.3FM The Fan are sponsors for this year’s event.

V.I.P. Pets and PETCO are donating special items to each adopting families, such as:
• V.I.P. Pets is donating $200 in veterinary services for every adopted animal
• PETCO donated discount coupons, dog food, cat food, and adopter bags

The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is located at 995 E. Valley Ridge Blvd., across from Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park. For more information, visit
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