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Monday, February 6, 2023

$25 Pet Adoption Fees During Heart Health Promotion

While you may know that February is American Heart Month, are you also aware that owning a pet may help improve your heart health?

According to the American Heart Association, pets can help you reduce stress, boost mood, get more exercise, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Dog owners in particular may benefit from additional exercise from dog walks and playtime activities.

To celebrate American Heart Month, the shelter is reducing all adoption fees to $25 beginning Friday, February 10 through Monday, February 20. Normal adoption fees are $110 for dogs and $85 for cats.

All pets adopted from the shelter include mandatory sterilization, age-appropriate vaccinations, diagnostic testing, a microchip and a free veterinary consultation. Adopted dogs also receive free obedience classes.

The shelter, located at 240 Old Turnpike Road in Pleasantville, is open to the public by appointment seven days a week, 1-4 PM.

For more information about the Atlantic County Animal Shelter please visit or call (609) 485-2345.




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