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Summit County Animal Control to discount adoption fees March 13-31: How to adopt

Adoption fees are greatly reduced for both cats and dogs at the animal shelter in Akron.

AKRON, Ohio — In celebration of St. Patrick's Day on Friday, March 17, and National Puppy Day on Thursday, March 23, the Summit County Animal Control is encouraging individuals to adopt a dog or cat during its "Help A Puppy Get Lucky Adoption Event."

During the campaign, adoption fees will be reduced to $28.00 for dogs (regular adoption fees are $94.00) and $10.00 for cats (regular adoption fees are $60.00).

The fees will be reduced between Monday, March 13 and Friday, March 31. 

The pets available for adoption will be fully vetted, which includes bloodwork tests, flea treatments, intestinal de-worming, spay/neuter and vaccinations.

With St. Patrick's Day & National Puppy Day coming up, what better way to celebrate than to help a puppy get lucky!

Posted by Summit County Animal Control on Friday, March 10, 2023

All of the dogs adopted during the event will have a 2023 dog license, which is also included in the adoption fee. 

The Summit County Animal Control is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment on Saturdays. 

The shelter is located at 250 Opportunity Parkway in Akron. Anyone with questions or who wants more information can contact Summit County Animal Control at 330-643-2845. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on Nov. 19, 2022.


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