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Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will hold Dogtober adoption events

Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will hold four events this month that include discounted adoption fees and free giveaways.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 3, 2013

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will hold a series of dog-themed adoption events every weekend in October with hopes to adopt out a record 700 dogs and cats by the end of the month.

The shelter has dubbed the promotion “Dogtober.”

Adoption fees will be reduced to $30 for dogs and puppies during the month. Animals have been spayed or neutered, have received their age-appropriate vaccinations, have been wormed and have been treated for fleas and ticks.

“What better way to celebrate fall than to fall in love with a beautiful shelter dog or puppy during Dogtober,” shelter Superintendent Catherine English said.

Free pet ID tags are available at the shelter.

“Fall in Love” will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the McDonald's at Northwest Expressway and Council. Adopters will get a free meal and a goody bag.

“Open Minds, Open Hearts” will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at PetSmart at Interstate 40 and MacArthur. Participants will learn about breed myths and breed identity. There will be a free goody bag for adopters.

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