Animal rescue in Lackawanna County looking to clear the shelter

Newswatch 16’s Courtney Harrison reveals us the pets seeking for loving properties available at a discounted adoption rate.

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, PA — An animal shelter in Lackawanna County is teaming up with a countrywide firm to help distinct the shelters.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter is packed with dogs and cats that want a property.

Shelter Executive Director Ashley Wolo suggests to enable make some space, they’ve partnered with the Bissell Pet Foundation to very clear the shelter. Cats and puppies extra than 1 12 months old can be adopted for a discounted fee.

“The adoption cost will only be $25. on leaving, they will be up to date on their vaccines, they’re going to be microchipped, spayed or neutered, and they’re going to have a whole thoroughly clean invoice of health,” Wolo said.

Shelters throughout the nation are dealing with overcrowding and other obstructions. Griffin Pond carries on to make it easy for people today fascinated in adopting one particular of the lots of deserving pets they have in the shelter.

“You can fill out our adoption application suitable on line. We are going to process the application as usual and then we’ll contact you and routine an appointment.”

Throughout the pandemic, men and women have been adopting pets, but now that lifestyle is getting a tiny a lot more again to usual, the cages are beginning to fill again up.

“We’re inundated,” Wolo said. “Every day, we get dozens of cellphone calls or we have individuals showing up at our doorways with animals, so it can be been a very little insane.”

Wolo states each individual time a kennel gets offered, there are two more animals surrendered or occur in stray. Kitten year is also in comprehensive swing.

“You can find so several issues you could do to aid. Even if you find an animal, we have methods we could offer you, so not only is it assisting us, it really is serving to the animals.”

Griffin Pond has a listing of animals accessible for adoption.

The Very clear the Shelter adoption celebration runs by Sunday, Might 8.

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