March 23, 2023


pets keep it coming

All pets adopted at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control’s free adoption event

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MINNEAPOLIS — Dozens received to go property with a cost-free dog or cat from Minneapolis Animal Care and Manage Friday.

“It is really a super thrilling day. I am hoping he is the one,” Cassie Jensen stated.

The Jensens have their eye on a new sidekick.

“I observed Astro the doggy on the net and thought he may possibly be the fantastic addition to our family members,” Jensen said. “It is really a tremendous adorable minimal boxer blend. We’re hoping to shock her brother.”

And they are not by yourself.

“We have 21 puppies and 21 cats,” mentioned Madison Weissenborn, an employee at Minnesota Animal Care & Command. “Of all the animals nowadays, puppies, kittens, canines, cats will be totally free of demand.”

A good perk for households getting the ideal pet at the ideal price tag – but also a enormous enable to team.

“I think like most shelters and rescues in the spot, we have been battling. We’ve been observing a decrease in adoptions,” Weissenborn said. “We are above our previous year’s quantities now and we’re only six months into the 12 months.”

People are screened to make guaranteed pups like Riff are likely to a very good household.

“Our team and volunteers perform really hard to enjoy matchmaker and type of obtain the proper suit for the correct family,” Weissenborn stated. 

Following a little hold out, and a minimal paperwork, the Jensen family grew by a single.

“We now really like him. He appears like he’s going to be the ideal fit for our relatives,” Jensen stated.

The prepare was for this celebration to go via the weekend, but it was so productive all the pets were being adopted now. 

Minneapolis Animal Treatment and Management is however on the lookout for foster families and volunteers for its new foster program.