Based on a recent report published by the Independent, the Santa Barbara County Animal Services is celebrating Adopt-A-Dog Month starting October 1st. Dog lovers will be able to get the puppies they want from the “Fall Collection” with 20 to 50 per cent discounts.
Three dog shelters in Santa Barbara, Lompoc and Santa Maria are celebrating the adopt-a-dog month by releasing a new “Fall Collection” of adoptable dogs. Care takers have prepared many convenient offers for those who want to take a four-legged friend home, including a 20 to 50 per cent discount on adoption fees.
Normally, people who want to adopt a dog have to pay around $110 for all applicable vaccinations, health exams, spay or neutral and a free bag of healthy dog food. In October, however, the costs will be reduced by 20 percent, which means that dog owners will have to pay only $88 adoption fees. Those who will announce their intentions to adopt within the first six days of the month will get a 50 percent discount, so they will only have to pay $55.
There are all types of dogs that can be adopted from the shelter, so owners will have the opportunity of choosing the breed that is more appropriate for them. Dog care specialists will help people make the right choice when they arrive at the shelter. They will take into account how much time the person can spend with the dog, whether the respective person is active or not and whether the future owners can afford to have a dog with long hair or short one.
Based on county laws, people who want to adopt a dog are obliged to acquire a Santa Barbara County dog license. This serves as a method of identifying the dogs in case they get lost, as well as their ticket home in case they are found on the streets and taken back to the shelter.