MUNCIE, Ind. — Currently running perfectly above its normal potential, Muncie Animal Care and Solutions is getting an Undertake-A-Thon party although this week, providing minimized adoption costs.
The goal of the event to locate homes for as lots of dogs, cats and kittens as achievable, in accordance to a release.
Adoption expenses are decreased this 7 days to $25 for pet dogs, $10 for cats and $10 for two kittens. Senior animals more mature than 7 and animals that have been with the shelter for much more than six months will have all adoption costs waived, according to the launch.
Over the past month, a number of neglect and rescue instances have aided to force the shelter’s populace to practically 400 animals, according to a launch. Before this month MACS Director Ethan Browning informed The Star Press the shelter was so comprehensive that pet dogs and cats have been getting kept in staff members workplaces, utility closets, laundry rooms, hallways and the reception area.
According to Browning, as of July the facility had taken in virtually 1,700 animals this calendar year. MACS usually requires in about 3,000 animals on a yearly basis.
Browning explained to The Star Press previously that adoption rates had been down this year. According to MACS info, in June 2020, the shelter’s busiest thirty day period past year, there had been 267 animals at the facility and 78 adoptions. In distinction, for the duration of June 2021, MACS had 406 animals with only 47 adoptions.
The adoption event — which began past week — will run Monday, Aug. 16, via Saturday, Aug. 21. Business hours are 10 a.m.-midday and 1-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and midday-4 p.m. Saturday, according to the MACS Facebook website page.
All of the obtainable animals are spayed or neutered, have experienced age-suitable vaccines and testing and occur with a complimentary wellness exam with a participating veterinarian. The shelter asks that adopters come well prepared with both a leash and collar for adoptable pet dogs, or a carrier for adoptable cats/kittens.
No cost adoptions will be supplied to very first responders, energetic duty military and veterans, as nicely as seniors above the age of 50.
The shelter is only accepting cash or check out for payment of service fees currently.
Renters will have to offer a duplicate of their pet policy prior to adopting any animal.
For any one intrigued in adopting a dog who presently has a puppy in their dwelling, a meet up with-and-greet is demanded at the shelter prior to an adoption.
Just about every adopter throughout the celebration will get a goody bag manufactured by community Woman Scout Troop 2558 even though materials past, and will be entered into a drawing for a prize basket. Adopters can prevent by the Gotcha Day photo booth on their way out to take a picture with their new pet.
MACS has T-shirts for sale for $20, with the proceeds going to the MACS Foster Plan.