Pets had been out there for adoption at Farmington shelter for just $20

FARMINGTON — A small-price animal adoption function held by the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter about the last two months was a substantial achievements, with 160 animals getting a new home in time for the holiday seasons.

The party ran from Dec. 6-18 and was sponsored by the BISSELL Pet Foundation at a lot more than 230 shelters in the U.S. and Canada. Pets at the Farmington shelter had been obtainable for adoption for just $20.

Stacie Voss, the animal welfare director at the shelter, explained 77 cats, 79 pet dogs, three guinea pigs and a person rabbit were being adopted by regional people all through the function. Those quantities significantly exceeded the totals from one more low-expense adoption celebration the shelter held in Could, when 55 puppies, 21 cats and a rabbit have been adopted.

“It was fantastic,” Voss reported of the event. “We weren’t overwhelmingly occupied, but we were being continuous busy the whole time, which is superior for us. Of program, we still have animals that need a house.”