Pet Adoption Fees Waived

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If you're in the market for a new pet, this weekend is a great time to find the perfect one for your family.

The Lexington Humane Society and Hill Science Diet are teaming up in order to get shelter animals in your home.

The Lexington Humane Society will open the doors as planned Saturday, but the first ten adoptions of the day are free.

Hill Science Diet is sponsoring "Change a Pet's Life Day" and they are paying for 3,000 adoptions nation-wide.

The goal of "Change a Pet's Life Day," is getting shelter dogs & cats all over the U.S. a home. The Lexington Humane Society is the only shelter in Central Kentucky that is participating in the free adoption event.

Officials at the Humane Society say after the first ten qualified adoptions, they are offering discounted rates for the adoption of dogs, cat, puppies and kittens; they're taking ten dollars off. Officials say the love adopters will get in return is priceless.

The Lexington Humane Society is open from 12pm-6pm on Saturday.

The regular rates for adoption are $49 for a cat and $69 for a dog; those rates will be ten dollars off all day "Change a Pet's Life Day."

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