Long Beach Animal Care Services Joins Clear The Shelter Campaign

Long Beach Animal Care Services (LBACS) participates in NBCUniversal Localof the Clear The Shelters 2022 campaign through August 31 to promote pet adoption.

“Events like this provide an opportunity for our community to support animal welfare by adopting, fostering or donating,” Mayor Robert Garcia said in a statement.

As part of the campaign, special adoption events will be held where adoption fees will be reduced to $25 for adult pets over 7 months old. Animals that have been at the shelter for a long time as well as rabbits will be available.

Pets are available from LBACS at 7700 E. Spring St. Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Potential adopters can also apply online. Residents are encouraged to donate to the program, adopt pets and volunteer.

“Clear The Shelters is not just about emptying shelters. It’s about how animals make us feel better and how their company makes our lives better,” said Staycee Dains, director of Long Beach Animal Care Services.

Since the launch of the Clear The Shelters program in 2015, 700,000 pets have found new homes.

“We are pleased to present our eighth annual Clear The Shelters campaign to help shelters and rescues across the country in their vital work of finding loving homes for the animals in their care and inviting communities to donate. funds to support their work,” Valari Staab, president of NBCUniversal Local, said in a statement.

Boyd S. Abbott