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Shelter pet adoption-palooza today, Saturday

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012, 6 A.M.

Michele Nelson of SCRAPS checks a stray cat with a sensor that detects identification chips in animals Monday, Mar. 19, 2012.  SCRAPS, Spokanimal and other agencies are planning a large adoption event at Spokane Subaru at the end of March.  The groups hope to adopt out 222 animals in one day. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Michele Nelson of SCRAPS checks a stray cat with a sensor that detects identification chips in animals Monday, Mar. 19, 2012. SCRAPS, Spokanimal and other agencies are planning a large adoption event at Spokane Subaru at the end of March. The groups hope to adopt out 222 animals in one day. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is taking the lead in hosting a “Mega Match-a-thon” free pet adoption event today and Saturday. Shelters and rescue groups from all over the area have been invited to participate in the event, which will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Subaru of Spokane, 423 W. Third Ave.

Organizers are hoping to adopt out more than 200 animals. All dogs and cats will be vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered. Spokane County residents must pay $25 for a dog license or $15 for a cat license. People who do not live in Spokane County will not be required to buy a license.


 

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