Empty the Shelter event this Saturday in Winnebago County

ROCKFORD (WREX) – A nationwide empty the shelter event is this weekend and Winnebago County is part of it.

Winnebago County Animal Services is offering adoptions for $25 this Saturday. It’s joining 110 shelters in 20 states to help find homes for animals in their care.

People interested in getting a pet should fill out an application in advance. Approved adopters with approval cards in hand will be the first in the door when WCAS opens and throughout the day. Click Here for that application.

WCAS is located at 45167 North Main Street in Rockford.

Only cats and dogs currently available for adoption will be $25 on Saturday, 5/4/19. Any cats or dogs pre-selected through the Open Adoption Program will be the normal adoption fee.

Kristin Crowley

Kristin Crowley

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