NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Fourteen local animal shelters are joining to raise awareness during Homeless Animal Awareness Week (HAAW).
From Feb. 9 to Feb. 16, shelters across the region will take to social media to educate the communities about animal homelessness.
Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center will offer discounted adoption fees of $50 for both dogs and cats to help these companion animals find loving fur-ever homes.
“During Homeless Animal Awareness Week, animal shelters are reminding our friends and animal lovers to spread the word — local shelters are full of wonderful pets waiting for their new family to walk through the door,” said NACC officials in a statement released.
The participating shelters include:
- Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center
- Norfolk SPCA
- Chesapeake Animal Services
- Chesapeake Humane Society
- Heritage Humane
- Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter
- Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter
- Peninsula SPCA
- Portsmouth Humane Society
- Suffolk Animal Care Center
- Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center
- Virginia Beach SPCA
- SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina
Individuals are encouraged to follow the Homeless Animal Awareness Week Facebook event for information about adoption discounts and events.