The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will not accept owner turn-ins of dogs or cats until further notice and urges adoptions to help free up space at the shelter.
Cat trapping has also been suspended until further notice. Animal intakes have outpaced adoptions recently and space at the shelter has been stretched to its limits.
“We have a wide variety of dogs and cats available at the shelter, which makes it a great time to adopt,” Animal Control Supervisor Arleen Garcia says. “We could also really use foster families, so please contact the shelter if you’d like to help.”
Dogs are available for a reduced adoption fee of $50, while the cat adoptions are $50 as usual. The adoption fees include sterilization, the first set of vaccinations, a complete physical exam, a City dog license, and a microchip implant at no additional charge.
The shelter recently extended its hours during the week. The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. It is located at 6799 E. Highway 90. For more information, call the shelter at (520) 458-4151.