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2016 Adopt-a-Dog Month at City of Bloomington Animal Shelter

September 23, 2016

For more information, please contact: Virgil Sauder, Director of City of Bloomington Animal Care & Control,, 812.349.3870.

Adopt-a-Dog Month at City of Bloomington Animal Shelter

Bloomington, Ind. - In recognition of national Adopt-A-Dog Month, the Bloomington Animal Shelter is promoting dog adoptions with a "Howl-o-Ween" theme and several special events.

Dog adoption fees are reduced to $40 for dogs 5 years old and younger, and $20 for dogs 5 years old and older, for the entire month of October. All dogs are vaccinated, microchipped, heartworm- tested and spayed or neutered. Normal adoption fees are $75 for dogs younger than 5 years and $55 for those 5 years and older.

Adoptable dogs will make appearances at the following events during the month of October:

In addition to these events, adoptable animals can be visited at the City of Bloomington Animal Shelter, 3410 S. Walnut, on Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Adoptable animals can be seen on the Shelter website at and on the Shelter's facebook page at

For more information, please contact the Animal Shelter at 812-349-3492.