Thursday, December 19, 2013

Home for the paw-lidays

Bringing home a new pet requires thoughtful consideration but, if you are thinking of a holiday addition anyway...

DeKalb County Animal Services Offering ‘Home for the Pawlidays’ Adoption Promotion to Encourage Adoptions

DCAS Wants You to Take Someone Special Home for the Holidays

ATLANTA, GA -- (December 18, 2013)  Looking for an amazing holiday deal?  Forget Black Friday.  DeKalb County Animal Services (DCAS) has a better deal for you during their ‘Home for the Pawlidays” promotion!  Between now and January 1, 2014, you can adopt any dog or puppy at the shelter for only $20 and any cat or kitten at the shelter for only $10.  All adopted pets will be spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm or combo tested and dewormed – services with a retail value of over $200!  Standard adoption screening criteria still applies.

According to DCAS Director Susan Feingold, the goal of the promotion is to find homes for the animals during the holidays.  “All of our wonderful animals deserve a warm bed to lie in and a family to love them, especially during the holidays,” she says. “We hope this promotion will encourage people to come in, adopt, save lives and gain a wonderful new family member.”

Whatever your needs, likes or limitations, there is a pet (or two) at DCAS right now that is perfect for your household.  For adoption hours, location and pictures of available animals, please visit  

About DeKalb County Animal Services
Managed by LifeLine Animal Project, DeKalb County Animal Services provides humane care for animals at the shelter, veterinary care, pet adoptions, pet reclaim services, pet registration services, volunteer opportunities and foster care.