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February 11
​Find Your Purr-fect Valentine at the Wake County Animal Center

Adoption fees reduced until Feb. 17

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is already in the air at the Wake County Animal Center. Whether you want a furry friend to be your cuddle bug – or need a last-minute gift for the animal lover in your life – we’ve got you covered with reduced adoption fees and gift certificates.

valentine's-day-special-Instagram.jpgToday through Feb. 17, adoption rates are reduced for pets ages six months and older. It costs $25 to take home a dog, and you can name your price for cats. There are 48 dogs and 25 cats available for adoption in the shelter and foster care.

“If you’re looking for a soulmate, we’ve got the best matchmakers on staff,” said Dr. Jennifer Federico, director of the Wake County Animal Center. “We get to know our pets’ unique personalities and peculiarities, so we can pair you up with perfect pet for your lifestyle.”

Ready to find your furry Valentine? Visit pets.wakegov.com to view a gallery of animals currently available for adoption.

Give Your Valentine a Gift Certificate
Looking for the perfect present for your favorite animal lover? Skip the roses this Valentine’s Day and give the gift of unconditional love with a gift certificate to the Wake County Animal Center!

Rather than surprising someone with an animal – and all the financial and time commitments that come along with owning a pet – gift certificates allow recipients to pick out a pet when the timing’s right.

Gift certificates are available for any dollar amount and may be redeemed for the adoption of pets within a year of purchase. Any amount left over after the adoption will be donated to the shelter.

About the Wake County Animal Center
The Wake County Animal Center is an open-admission shelter operated by Wake County in Raleigh. The center receives all stray, abandoned and surrendered pets in the county and works in partnership with fosters, volunteers and local rescues to treat and rehome thousands of homeless animals every year.

To learn more about the Wake County Animal Center and animals available for adoption, visit wakegov.com/pets, and follow the center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @WakeGovPets.

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