(MEMPHIS ANIMAL SERVICES RELEASE) - Memphis Animal Services recently announced that all dogs weighing more than 25 pounds will have a $25 adoption fee until Monday, Sept. 25.
“MAS is continuing to take in about 25 to 35 new animals most days of the week, so we haven’t yet begun to see a slow-down of the traditionally high summer intake,” said Alexis Pugh, MAS administrator. “Medium and large dogs, living in our full-size dog kennels, make up the majority of that intake, and our hope with this promotion is to shine a light on these dogs, who are just as deserving of great homes as small dogs and puppies.”
Jonie (A298628), pictured above, is one of the many dogs over 25 pounds who are included in this promotion. Jonie is a 1-year-old, 27-lb, heartworm-negative female dog who is very friendly and social. She has an issue with her left eye that will need to be looked at by a vet.
Every adoption at Memphis Animal Services includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines, heartworm test for dogs or FIV/FeLV test for cats, collar and/or leash, and customized ID tag. Adoptions fees are usually $75 for dogs and $70 for cats. Heartworm-positive dogs are always available for an adoption fee of $20 to offset the cost of heartworm treatment.
Memphis Animal Services is open from 12 to 3 p.m. Sundays and Mondays, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and 12 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Adoption processing ends 15 minutes prior to close.
Memphis Animal Services offers a wide range of programs and services including the sheltering of lost and homeless animals, pet adoption and placement, spay/neuter programs, handling of animal control complaints & bite cases, dog licensing, cruelty investigations, humane education, and more. For more information, visit www.memphisanimalservices.com, call 901-636-1416, or visit the facility at 2350 Appling City Cove. To become a fan of Memphis Animal Services on Facebook go to: https://www.facebook.com/memphisanimalservices/. Follow Memphis Animal Services on Twitter & Instagram @AdoptMAS.