Clear the Shelters: Alvin Animal Shelter


>>WELCOME BACK. KPRC IS TEAMING UP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TO CLEAR THE SHELTERS, AND ALL THIS WEEK ON MIDDAY, WE’RE SHOWING YOU SOME OF THE ANIMALS LOOKING FOR PERMANENT HOMES. JOINING ME NOW IS AUTUMN MILLER, THE AMERICA OF THE ALVIN ANIMAL ADOPTION CENTER AND SHE HAS JESSE HERE WITH US THIS MORNING, ONE OF THE MANY ANIMALS UP FOR ADOPTION. SO AUTUMN, THE OFFICIAL DATE FOR CLEAR THE SHELTERS IS THIS SATURDAY. SO TELL US WHAT THE EVENT INVOLVES.>>SO WE WILL BE OPEN FROM 10:00 TO 5:00 ON SATURDAY. IT’S BASICALLY A CHANCE FOR US TO OFFER SPECIAL ADOPTION PROMOTIONS TO GET OUR PETS OUT. WE’RE FULL. WE’RE OFFERING $45 ADOPTION ON ALL CATS AND DOGS. IT INCLUDES THE SPAY AND NEUTER, THE MICROCHIP AND ALL OF THEIR VACCINATIONS.>>AND IF FAMILIES CAN MAKE IT OUT TO THE ADOPTION EVENT, ARE THERE OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEM TO ADOPT?>>ABSOLUTELY. WE ARE OPEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY FROM 10:00 TO 5:00, AND SOME OF OUR DOGS, SUCH AS JESSE, ARE SPONSORED, SO THEY CAN GET THEM FOR $45 ON THOSE DAYS AS WELL.>>CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT SWEET JESSE OVER HERE?>>JESSE IS APPROXIMATELY FOUR YEARS OLD. SHE’S A ROTTWEILER. SHE’S SELECTIVE IN HER PEOPLE, BUT ONCE SHE BONDS TO SOMEONE, SHE’S VERY LOYAL TO THEM AND PROTECTIVE. SHE’S A BIG LOVE BUG, REALLY, ONCE YOU GET HER APPROVAL, I GUESS.>>SHE’S VERY PROTECTIVE.>>YES, SHE IS.>>AND IF FOLKS WANT TO ADOPT HER, THEY CAN JUST COME OUT SATURDAY AND GET TO KNOW HER AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH HER?>>ABSOLUTELY, YES. THE ADOPTION PROCESS IS FAIRLY QUICK. WE JUST ASK BASIC QUESTIONS AND WE WANT TO GET THE ANIMALS IN A NEW HOME THAT’S PERFECT FOR THEM.>>THE MOST IMPORTANT THING. WE CERTAINLY WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE WORK YOU DO. I KNOW IT’S A LOT OF WORK TO MAKE SURE THESE BABIES GET THEIR FOREVER HOMES. TO FIND A FULL LIST OF SHELTERS PARTICIPATING ON SATURDAY, GO TO CLICK2HOUSTON.COM AND CLICK ON THE COMMUNITY SECTION. ALSO, YOU’LL FIND A SLIDE SHOW OF THE DOGS AND CATS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION. SARA, BACK TO YOU.

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