September 30, 2023

4 pets now have everlasting houses because of an occasion at Sumter County Animal Companies this previous weekend, which nonetheless homes practically 200 different pets.

On Saturday, August 26, Sumter County Animal Companies (819 CR 529 in Lake Panasoffkee) hosted its “Clear the Shelters” occasion, capping off a month-long collection selling pet adoption and fostering.

In the course of the occasion, 4 pets have been adopted and one other 4 pets have been fostered with the hope of discovering a “furever” house.

“Casper” was adopted by the Houghston household, who says they are going to preserve his identify as a result of he’s all white.

Houghston household and their new canine, “Casper”

“The identify matches him,” mentioned the household.

“Blue Jean” was one other one of many puppies that was adopted. His household, the Adams, say they are going to wait every week to gauge his persona earlier than renaming him.

Adams Family
The Adams household with their new canine, “Blue Jean”

Of the 4 animals that have been fostered, one in all them, “Aurora,” was capable of qualify for a grant for surgical procedure on account of being fostered. On the occasion, a number of residents got here ahead to foster Aurora, however she finally ended up with Kendra Halfrety.

Halferty says Aurora loves splashing round in her above-ground plastic pool.

In keeping with the Sumter County Animal Companies web site, there are roughly 169 cats and canines which might be searching for houses.

Adoption charges are at the moment being waived and all animals which might be adopted are vaccinated for Rabies and different widespread ailments. These animals are additionally spayed or neutered, microchipped, and have acquired heartworm and flea prevention whereas on the shelter.

The shelter is open every day from 12 p.m. to six p.m. For extra info on methods to undertake or foster and animal, go to the Sumter County Animal Companies web site.