For the second consecutive year, the Irvine Animal Care Center is participating in Clear the Shelters, a nationwide adoption event hosted locally by NBC4 and Telemundo52. On July 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., all adoptions will be just $20.
Clear the Shelters was created in part to raise awareness about the benefits of adopting from a local shelter. Last year’s event was the largest single-day pet adoption drive in Southern California, according to NBC4, with some 2,500 animals adopted in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Nationwide, nearly 20,000 pets were adopted from 400 shelters.
In Irvine, 79 animals found their forever homes during the 2015 Clear the Shelters event.
To learn more about the Irvine Animal Care Center and Clear the Shelters, visit cityofirvine.org or call 949-724-7740.
The Irvine Animal Care Center provides sheltering, care and enrichment for homeless, neglected, abused or unwanted animals. Services include licensing for Irvine residents, pet adoptions and events.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 258,386 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.