Pets top the wish list for many animal lovers this holiday season. This year families can surprise loved ones with a gift that keeps on giving: a shelter cat or dog delivered by a jolly elf on Christmas Eve!. The Lake County Animal Shelter is hosting “Operation Santa Paws” on December 17 through 21 to anyone that pays the adoption fee and schedules their pet's arrival. There is no extra charge for this special delivery, but space is limited due to time constraints.
The shelter is also offering “pawtificates,” gift certificates allowing the recipient to adopt either one dog or two cats. They are available for purchase for $10 for two cats or $20 dollars for a dog at the shelter, and include the price of the adoption, vaccinations, microchip and spay or neuter.
“Our hope through these promotions, is to find forever homes for our homeless pets this holiday season. We always have a variety of wonderful animals waiting to meet their new family,” said Shelter Director Whitney Boylston.
Pets are a lifelong commitment, so families are reminded to consider their lifestyle and choose responsibly.
The shelter is located at 28123 County Road 561 in Tavares. For more news and events in Mount Dora, Tavares & Eustis, click here. Free subscriptions to the monthly issue of Mount Dora Buzz are available here.