Empty the Shelters Day set


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An event is being planned for November that will help rescued dogs and cats find new homes.

Empty the Shelter Day is planned for Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at animal sanctuaries, rescue facilities, humane societies, and dog pounds in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

Several organizations have teamed up for the event to provide open adoption hours on Nov. 8. All of the facilities listed below will either have open adoption hours at some point during the time scheduled or be available to arrange a good time to meet a pet.

If you are planning to adopt, learn about the animal you are interested in and come prepared with any paperwork that may be needed.

  • Alchemy Acres – Appointment
  • All Paws are Perfect – Appointment
  • Angels for Animals – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Animal Charity – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Animal Pawtectors – Appointment
  • Animal Welfare League – Noon to 5:30 p.m.
  • Cats Are People Too – Appointment
  • Close to Home – Appointment
  • Columbiana County Dog Pound – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Columbiana County Humane Society – 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • For the Love of Dogs – Appointment
  • Legacy Dog Rescue – Appointment
  • Mahoning County dog Pound – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • New Lease on Life – 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No Fear Rescue – Appointment
  • Ohio Shorthair Rescue – Appointment
  • Shelter Puppies – Appointment
  • West Side Cats – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Youngstown Street Dogs – Appointment

For more information, click here.

For more information on Empty the Shelter Day, watch WYTV 33 News at 5:30 Nov. 3 for a special segment.

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