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National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 8 - 13
We’ll give you seven great reasons to visit the League this week:
1. 10 percent discount on all adoption fees, all week long!
2. Free Spay/Neuter Clinic for Pit Bulls and Bully Breeds, Monday, November 8
Free spaying and neutering for pit bulls, American Staffordshire terriers, American bulldogs, mastiffs, cane corsos, and presa canarios, plus free rabies, DHPP and bordetella vaccinations. The clinic will be first come, first served and limited capacity. There is a maximum income limit of $45,000, and participants must live in the District of Columbia, Arlington, Alexandria, Montgomery County, or Prince George’s County. Dogs must have an empty stomach for surgery so they should not be fed after 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 7. All dogs should be dropped off at the League’s Medical Center between 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 8 and picked up between 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
3. Special Volunteer Information Night, Tuesday, November 9, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Meet with staff and current volunteers to learn more about donating your time for homeless animals at the League’s rehabilitation shelter, Medical Center, and administrative offices. Learn about the foster program to help puppies, kittens, and animals recovering from injuries and illnesses. File your application to join the 400 League volunteers.
4. Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic, Wednesday, November 10, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Dog vaccinations (rabies, DHPP, bordetella, leptospirosis) are $10; cat vaccinations (rabies, FVRCP, feline leukemia) are $15; de-worming for cats and dogs is $10; feline leukemia tests are $25; and flea and tick preventative is $15 per dose. There are no income or residence restrictions and no appointments necessary. First come, first served.
5. Animal ID Clinic Thursday, November 11, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Microchips and ID tags are a lost pet’s best ticket home. Engraved metal ID tags are free and microchips are $10 at this special clinic.
6. Free Pet Behavior Consultations, Saturday, November 13, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The League’s certified trainers are offering free 15-minute consultations on dog and cat behavior. People may bring their dogs to the consultations, but cats should be left at home. There are no income or residence restrictions and no appointments necessary. First come, first served.
7. The Washington Animal Rescue League is a unique and welcoming place for animals and the people who care about them.