IRVINE, CA (Nov. 16, 2015): The City of Irvine Animal Care Center will host the 9th annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center. More than 500 animals, including dogs, cats and rabbits, will be available for adoption from rescue organizations and shelters.
The annual event features dozens of vendors, gourmet food trucks, a silent auction, low-cost microchipping and an opportunity drawing. Each animal available for adoption is spayed or neutered, microchipped and evaluated by a veterinarian. Cats and dogs are vaccinated.
Suggested donation for the event is $2; parking is free. Leashed and vaccinated dogs are welcome. Proceeds from Home for the Holidays benefit the Animal Care Center in its efforts to provide care and support to thousands of homeless, neglected and abused animals each year.
For more information, call 949-724-7740 or visit cityofirvine.org/animal-care-center.
The Irvine Animal Care Center is an award-winning municipal shelter that 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, cares for neglected, abused and homeless dogs, cats and rabbits. The Center is open weekdays from noon to 7 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.; 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 250,384 that 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. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.
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