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August 2, 2011 > Hot "Paw"gust Nights

Hot "Paw"gust Nights

By Simon Wong
Photos By Gary Gin

Hayward Animal Shelter will hold an adoption event, sponsored by the shelter's volunteers, on Saturday, August 6, 2011. Would-be pet owners can attend Hot "Paw"gust Nights and find the ideal companion. Dogs, puppies, cats, kittens, bunnies and other cute critters, including a turtle, are looking for good homes. Kitten season is in full flow.

For this event, all dogs adopted will have a microchip fitted at no cost, so the adoption fee will be reduced by $15. Adoptions of adult cats, aged a year or older, will be $20 (spayed/neutered, fitted with a microchip, shot and cardboard carrier). Adopt one kitten at the regular fee and adopt the second for $20.

Hot "Paw"gust Nights will also be held at the PetSmart store at the Bayfair Center at 15555 E 14th Street, San Leandro, on the same day and during the same hours, though there will be fewer animals to see.

For those unable to attend this adoption event, Hayward Animal Shelter's regular hours are 12 - 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday. The shelter is closed to the public on Sundays and Mondays and on the last Saturday of the month, except to people searching for lost pets.

Hot "Paw"gust Nights
Saturday, August 6
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hayward Animal Shelter
16 Barnes Court, Hayward
(510) 293-7200, ext. 7

PetSmart (nr. 24 Hour Fitness)
Bayfair Center
15555 E 14th Street, San Leandro
(510) 293-7200, ext. 7

Hayward Animal Shelter Adoption Fees
Female cats/kittens: $107
Male cats/kittens: $97
Female dogs/puppies: $168.50
Male dogs/puppies: $143.50
Male and female rabbits: $50
All other animals - turtles, hamsters, guinea pigs, birds, reptiles, etc.: $20.

Dog and cat fees include sterilization, shots (rabies, DHPPV and Bordatella for dogs/puppies, and an FVRCP vaccination for cats/kittens), a microchip, a cardboard carrier for cats, and a license for dogs if the adopters are Hayward residents. If the adopter lives outside the City of Hayward, the license fee is deducted.

If a pet enters the shelter already spayed or neutered, the fee is reduced because the shelter does not have to subsidize the procedure.

Low-cost Spay/Neuter certificates are available to Hayward residents whose pets are intact (proof of residency required):

Male cat/kitten: $20
Female cat/kitten: $35
Male dogs: $45
Female dogs: $60

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