It is important to remember that during these tough times, our friends covered in fur still need our help. In fact, what better time to introduce a new dog or cat into your family since you’ll be home to keep an eye on it? In that spirit, OKC Animal Welfare has reduced adoption fees during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Through April 12 (at least), adoption fees are just $30. To help limit the spread of the virus, OKC Animal Welfare has eliminated volunteer operations and moved its adoption process to appointment only. This means it is more critical than ever to help reduce crowding in the shelters.
“This is a tough decision for us because we know it will limit the number of people who can adopt a homeless pet, but it’s the only option we have to protect visitors and our staff as best we can,” said OKC Animal Welfare Superintendent Jon Gary. “We encourage everyone who is thinking about adopting a pet to still keep us in mind, because this is an important time for the homeless pets in our care.”
It is important to remember that all adoptable animals at OKC Animal Welfare are up-to-date on vaccinations, have been microchipped, treated for worms and spayed or neutered.
To make an appointment, visit okcawadoptions.youcanbook.me. Then you simply pick a time, and confirm your appointment. Appointments will be every 15 minutes from noon to 5 p.m.