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Walk-in adoptions return at San Diego Humane Society locations

Adoptions were appointment-based for past 15 months
Posted at 8:34 AM, Jun 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-18 11:34:48-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diegans looking to adopt a pet can now walk in to do just that at any of the San Diego Humane Society’s locations.

It’s been 15 months since walk-in adoptions were allowed, but now the Humane Society is re-opening its doors to the public.

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic last year, SDHS locations have only been conducting appointment-based outdoor adoptions.

To mark the return of indoor, walk-in adoptions, the Humane Society is offering the following special on kitten adoptions:

“During the Become Smitten with a Kitten campaign, sponsored by Petco Love, kittens can be adopted for only $25 through June 30! Since kittens are better in twos, you can bring home a second for just $5.

San Diego Humane Society currently has more than 180 adorable, adoptable kittens in its care -- and more arrive every day. This adoption promotion will enable the organization to care for more than 6,000 kittens this year alone.”

SDHS President/CEO Dr. Gary Weitzman said, “We’re thrilled to welcome people into our buildings again. Our staff and volunteers did a great job adapting during the pandemic with an appointment-based adoption system. It worked and it allowed for a safe way to continue to find homes for our animals. But nothing can replace the joy that comes from walking through the adoption gallery and finding your new family member.”

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