City of Irvine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #14-05-22
More than 800 adoptable animals available at county’s largest pet adoption event
IRVINE, CA (May 22, 2014): The City of Irvine Animal Care Center will host its eighth annual Super Pet Adoption event on Sunday, June 8 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 6443 Oak Canyon Road, Irvine. More than 50 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring more than 800 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption.
The event will also feature vendors, refreshments, free veterinarian and trainer advice, low-cost microchips and a silent auction of more than 40 items.
Admission is $1 per person and parking is free. Leashed and vaccinated dogs are welcome. For more information, or to view a list of participating rescues, shelters and exhibitors, visit irvineshelter.org or call 949-724-7740.
The Irvine Animal Care Center is an award-winning, municipal shelter that continually strives to strengthen the human-animal bond and improve the welfare of animals by promoting humane care and treatment. The 3.73-acre facility, located at 6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine, cares for more than 4,000 homeless, neglected and abused animals each year. The Center is open weekdays from noon-7 p.m., weekends from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and closed Tuesdays and holidays. Services include on-site adoptions, sheltering services for stray and owner-surrendered animals, licensing, humane education and special events.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 242,651, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.
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