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If you’re interested in adopting a dog or a cat, the ongoing “300 Homes” adoption promotion is the time to do it

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 by Bob Sechler

Are there 300 good homes in Austin willing to adopt a dog or cat this week? Austin’s three largest animal shelters are joining forces for their “300 Homes” adoption promotion to try to find out. During the partnership – which kicked off Saturday and runs until June 4 – all adoption fees will be waived for most animals at Austin Pets Alive!, Austin Humane Society and Austin Animal Center. The waived fees aim to encourage more people to provide a second chance to as many animals as possible, with the savings intended to help families purchase all the supplies needed to give their new pet a cozy home. “As our vibrant city grows daily, we invite Austinites to encourage new residents to consider adopting a pet,” said Ellen Jefferson, president and CEO of APA!. “By opening their hearts and homes to these animals in need, we can continue to make Austin the safest city for companion animals in the country.” Each of the animal shelters has adoption specials this week:

  • Austin Humane Society will offer waived adoption fees for animals 6 months and older. AHS is open from noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday at 124 W. Anderson Lane.
  • Austin Animal Center will offer waived adoption fees for all animals. AAC is open for walk-in adoptions from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at 7201 Levander Loop, building A.
  • Austin Pets Alive! will offer waived adoption fees for all animals at any location during the promotion. Spay/neuter deposits still apply. APA! is open from noon to 6 p.m. daily. People can visit the main location at 1156 W. Cesar Chavez St., or the Tarrytown Adoption Center (Small Dogs and Cattery) at 3118 Windsor Road.

For more information and to participate in the adoption promotion, visit the websites of Austin Pets Alive!Austin Humane Society and Austin Animal Center.

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