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No adoption fees for service members through Memorial Day at RACC

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Big Wheels is available for adoption!

RICHMOND, Va. — In honor of all United States Armed Service members (past and present), Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) will waive pet adoption fees through Memorial Day.

In addition to the normal requirements for adoptions, the animal shelter said military ID will be needed for the free adoption.

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.

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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.

Last week was National Police Week and all fees were waived for law enforcement. RACC shared a picture of Harriet, who was adopted by a husband and wife who both serve on the force.

Look how happy Harriet was to be adopted!

Harriet was adopted by two officers!

Harriet was adopted by two officers!