Hundreds Of Fort Worth Shelter Pets Could Finally Find Homes At ‘Mega Adoption Event’


WELCOME BACK TO CBS 11 NEWS AT 4:30. 90 DEGREES REALLY ANYWHERE YOU LOOK ACROSS THE METROPLEX. LIVE LOOK AT AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON. NO VACANCY. FOR THE LAST COUPLE MONTHS THE ANIMAL SHELTER HAS BEEN AT OR OVER CAPACITY. DESPERATELY NEED YOUR HELP. ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL AND HUMANE SOCIETY ARE HOSTING A MEGA ADOPTION EVENT. JOINING US NOW TO TALK ABOUT IT IS DR. TIM HORTON WITH THE CITY OF FT. WORTH. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. RIGHT OFF THE BAT TALK TO US ABOUT WHAT THE NEED IS AND WHAT MAY BE CONTRIBUTING TO THAT LARGE NUMBER OF PETS THE SHELTER HAS BEEN TAKING IN. YOU KNOW, IT’S THE TIME OF YEAR WHERE WE HAVE PUPPY AND KITTEN SEASON, FOLKS ARE MOVING, CHANGING SCHOOLS, AND SUCH. IT CREATES KIND OF A PERFECT STORM FOR US TO HAVE A LOT OF REALLY GREAT ANIMALS THAT REALLY NEED A HOME AND THEY CAN ADD THAT NEEDED EXTRA THING TO SO MANY FAMILIES OUT THERE IN OUR COMMUNITY SO IT’S REALLY A TWO WAY BENEFIT SO THAT THE ANIMALS BENEFIT, THEY GET OUT AND INTO A NEW HOME AND THE FAMILY BECOMES COMPLETE BECAUSE THEY NOW HAVE THAT PERFECT ADDITIONAL FAMILY MEMBER. FAMILY CERTAINLY BENEFIT. THIS IS THE LARGEST EVENT IN FT. WORTH. WHERE IS IT HAPPENING AND WHEN IS IT HAPPENING? IT’S HAPPENING SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 10:00 TO 6:00 AT THE WILL RODGERS COMPLEX IN CATTLE BARN ONE. AND SO IT’S A GREAT VENUE FOR FAMILIES TO COME OUT. YOU CAN MEET THE DOGS, WE’VE GOT AREAS FOR YOU TO GET TO KNOW THEM ON A PERSONAL BASIS BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR DECISION. SO IT’S REALLY A WONDERFUL VENUE, EASY FOR EVERYBODY TO GET TO. AND WE CAN REALLY SHOWCASE THE ANIMALS AND GIVE YOU A REAL OPPORTUNITY TO PICK THAT PERFECT FAMILY MEMBER. YOUR OFFERING $10 ADOPTION SO WHAT DOES THAT COVER? THE ANIMALS ARE GOING TO BE SPAYED AND NEUTERED, THEY’RE GOING TO BE MICROCHIP, THEY’RE GOING TO HAVE THEIR VACCINATIONS, TREATED FOR FLEAS AND TICKS, THEY ARE REALLY READY TO GO. THEY COME WITH A FREE EXAM BY A LOCAL VETERINARIAN, THEY COME WITH 30 DAYS’ WORTH OF INSURANCE. SO EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO REALLY GET STARTED OFF RIGHT. THEY’RE GOING TO BE READY TO JUST COME IN AND BE A PART OF YOUR FAMILY. WHAT IF YOU ARE AN ANIMAL LOVER, YOU CAN’T COMMIT RIGHT NOW, HOW CAN YOU HELP? WE HAVE A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR FOSTERING, VOLUNTEERING, IT’S GREAT FOR SOMEONE TO COME, WE’VE GOT A LOT OF ANIMALS THAT WON’T BE READY FOR THIS EVENT. SO IF YOU ONLY HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO A SHORT-TERM FOSTER, THAT HELPS US TREMENDOUSLY. HAVING AN ANIMAL IN YOUR HOME IS NOT WHAT YOU’RE ABLE TO DO BUT YOU’RE ABLE TO COME OUT THIS WEEKEND, AND HELP US MATCH UP PERFECT ANIMALS WITH PERFECT FAMILIES, THERE’S SO

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