Detroit animal shelter at full capacity, adoption fees waived – CBS Detroit


(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit Animal Care and Control is crowded beyond capacity and they need help giving the animals a home.

The shelter is organizing a series of events to help you find your lifelong friend.

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Adoption fees are now removed to make room for new pets that need care.

All cats and dogs are fully vaccinated, sterilized and microchipped.

Animal control officials say they have enough room for 84 adult dogs, but they have exceeded that number due to a sharp increase in the number of stray dogs.

The director of the shelter says there are opportunities for pet adoption and foster care programs for those looking to bring home an angry new friend.

“If anyone is interested in adopting, they can go online, view our pets on pet finder, contact the shelter or visit,” said Mark Kumpf of Detroit Animal Care And Control. “Even with the pandemic restrictions that are being lifted, we still have a lot of wonderful animals here and the staff will be happy to try and match people with an animal that fits their lifestyle or what interests them. “

Detroit Animal Care and Control is located on Chrysler Service Drive near the corner of East Grand Boulevard.

Below is a list of adoption events organized by the DACC this summer:

Hot Dawgs & Hot Dogs-n-Cats – 11 am-3pm

  • From Friday July 23 to Sunday July 25

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International Day of the Cat and Kitten – 11 am-3pm

  • From Saturday August 7 to Sunday August 8

Spooky Summer Late Night Adoption – 11am – 7pm

Scary Summer Weekend – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • From Saturday August 14 to Sunday August 15

National Dog Day – 11 am-3pm

  • Thursday August 26 – Sunday August 29

For more information, go here.

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