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December 04
Adopt a Pet, Save a Life

Animal Shelter at capacity, needs forever homes

The Wake County Animal Control, Care and Adoption Center (WCAC) has reached capacity and needs loving homes for its long-time pets. A "long timer" is an animal that has been available for adoption at the shelter for more than 30 days.


WCAC will host an adoption special Friday, Dec. 4, through Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon–6 p.m., to help find permanent homes for these animals. The event will take place at WCAC, located at 820 Beacon Lake Drive in Raleigh.


"We have dozens of wonderful animals who would make perfect pets for the right owners," said Dr. Jennifer Federico, Animal Services Director. "We strongly encourage anyone interested in adoption to come to our event this weekend and take home a new four-legged family member at a reduced price."


Adoption fees for long-time pets are:

Dogs & Puppies $25 spayed or neutered
$45 unaltered
Cats & Kittens $10 spayed or neutered
$15 unaltered

Animals who are not considered to be WCAC long-time pets will still be available for adoption at standard pricing.


Available pets can be viewed in advance of the event by visiting our online adoption gallery. All animals are subject to availability and can only be adopted in person on a first-come, first-served basis.


For more information, visit the WCAC Events page.






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