Bring Hope to Pets at Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement


Due to the slowdown in adoptions and longer stays for homeless pets, shelters across the country are overcrowded and in desperate need of support. This holiday season, no pet should be without an adoptive family. From December 6 to 20, 2021, the BISSELL Pet Foundation is hosting their low cost adoption event “Empty Shelters – Holiday Hope”, including our local Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement shelter.

It’s an effort that has helped more than 67,758 pets find homes in shelters across the country. At each national event, sponsors of the BISSELL Pet Foundation have reduced adoption fees by $ 25 or less. The “Empty Shelters – Holiday Hope” event will be held at over 230 shelters in 41 states and Canada. This includes North Carolina.

Click here for an interactive map. This holiday season, let’s get the word out and find adoptive homes for shelter pets. You can see a list of all available animals here.

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