Shawnee Animal Shelter to hold pet adoption day March 6

Vicky O. Misa
The Shawnee News-Star
Shawnee's Animal Shelter, at 1900 W. Independence. Shown is a photo of its website page, at http://www.shawneeok.org/government/animal_welfare/online_shelter.php.

Shawnee Animal Shelter is hosting a March "Mutt" Madness pet adoption event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 6.

The event expects to include 17-20 adoptable dogs, including puppies.

The first 10 adoptions of spayed/neutered animals will be sponsored with approved applications.

City tags must be purchased at the time of adoption; cost is $5 for spayed or neutered animals, or $10 if they are not.

Also, animals can be microchipped for $20.

The event will be at the shelter, at 1502 N. Leo, which is just south of the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center and north of U.S. 177.

For more information, call (405) 878-1531.

For story ideas, questions or concerns, reporter Vicky O. Misa can be reached at vicky.misa@news-star.com.