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RACC celebrates Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week with $7 pet adoptions

Posted at 4:38 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-13 20:55:14-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- In honor of National Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week, Richmond Animal Care and Control is offering $7.00 pet adoptions from Wednesday, April 13 through Sunday, April 17.

The week celebrates Animal Care and Control employees, particularly the officers, for their commitment to keep animals safe and the services they provide to their communities.

RACC honored their seven officers on a Facebook post:

To adopt a pet from RACC, you must be 18 years of age or older, provide a current photo ID (driver’s license or state ID card), and provide a carrier for your adopted cat or a leash and collar for your adopted dog. You must also complete an adoption application form and interview process to ensure that each pet adopted will be matched to the most compatible new owner.

The regular price for adoptions in $100, which includes a spay or neuter procedure, age-appropriate vaccinations, flea/tick treatment while in shelter, Heartworm/FIV test, and a microchip.

The adoption center is open Wednesday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday’s from noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information about the adoption process click here.

Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week is celebrated on the second week of April every year.