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County Partners with PetSmart for National Fall Pet Adoption Weekend Residents can pick out a new pet at the Deptford store on September 15, 16 & 17

(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Animal Shelter will partner with PetSmart of Deptford for their Fall National Pet Adoption Weekend in an effort to increase adoptions of cats and dogs from the Shelter.

The PetSmart 2006 Fall Adoption Weekend will take place on:
Friday, September 15th from 6 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, September 16th from 11 am to 4 pm
Sunday, September 17th from 11 am to 4 pm

 “The Adoption Weekend at PetSmart has always been a successful venue for the County’s Animal Shelter to find loving families for cats and dogs that have been waiting in the shelter for a new home,” said Freeholder Director Sweeney.  “The County is fortunate to have a generous corporate neighbor in PetSmart in Deptford,” Sweeney stated.

PetSmart of Deptford houses on off-site adoption center for the Gloucester County Animal Shelter.  During the special Adoption event there are more animals brought to the store for customers to consider.

Freeholder Frank DiMarco noted that typically the annual weekend promotion at PetSmart help increase the adoption of animals by 10 to 15.

“The staff and volunteers at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter care deeply for animals and their wellbeing,” said Freeholder DiMarco.  “They give so much of their personal time to participate in events like the Adoption Weekend to help find the right homes for the animals, but their dedication, and the generosity of PetSmart is greatly appreciated,” DiMarco said.  Freeholder DiMarco is the liaison to the County Animal Shelter. 

PetSmart is located at 1800 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford.  Anyone who adopts a pet during this adoption event will receives special coupons and other items from PetSmart.

The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is located at 1200 N. Delsea Drive, Clayton. 
For questions about adopting a pet from the Gloucester County Animal Shelter, or Shelter hours call 881-2828.