FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 26, 2016
SPCA of Wake County extends adoption hours year-round
Now open on Thursdays and for an extra hour on Sundays at our Pet Adoption Center
(Raleigh, NC) – The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County will now be open to the public on Thursdays, starting November 3, 2016.
This will be the first time since the SPCA opened in 1967 that the Adoption Center will be open to the public every day of the week. Director of Adoptions Kim Flowers saw an opportunity this fall to make a change and our Executive Director Kim Janzen agreed.
“We want to make it as easy as possible for people to adopt and being open seven days a week allows us to do that,” Janzen says. “It also helps with our goal of decreasing the length of stay of the animals waiting for homes.”
“A shorter stay here leads to less stress and illness for the animals. It also means we can keep our flow of animals moving right along,” added Flowers.
The SPCA of Wake County Adoption Center will be open 11:00am-6:00pm on Thursdays. Hours will also be extended Sundays to remain open for an additional hour. The new Sunday hours will be 1:00-6:00pm starting November 6th.
The extended hours will also allow for the public to stop by the Retail Store inside the Adoption Center to pick up supplies they need to care for their animals on an on-going basis. The Retail Store offers leashes, collars, pet beds, crates and toys and all proceeds directly support saving more lives at the SPCA. Our Adoption Center is conveniently located just outside of downtown Raleigh at 200 Pet Finder Lane.
To celebrate the new hours, adoption fees will be waived for the first ten animals adopted on November 3rd. Those families will also receive a $10 credit to the SPCA Retail Store to use November 3rd.
New hours effective November 3, 2016:
Founded in Raleigh in 1967, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County is dedicated to creating a more humane community where every adoptable animal has a home. Visit www.spcawake.org for more information.