Wednesday, December 17, 2008
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Angela Speed
Direct: (414) 431-6104
WHS Expands Hours to Accommodate Adopters
MILWAUKEE –Hundreds of animals are up for adoption at the Wisconsin Humane Society, so we’ve expanded hours to include a Monday in December, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. This time of year, the shelter is eager to place animals in homes for the holiday season and even offers a “Gift of Companionship” program.
Contrary to popular belief, research shows that people who receive a companion animal as a gift make great guardians. Animals are no more or less likely to be returned than animals adopted by the guardians themselves.
Gift adoptions include the companion animal and a $25 certificate redeemable within two weeks after the gift giving date at Animal Antics, the retail store located within WHS. Those interested in gift adoptions must provide specific information about the recipient so counselors can match all personalities involved. WHS also follows up with adopters and continues to provide support and assistance to ensure a happy match.
If you are interested in stopping by the shelter, please note the additional holiday hours:
Monday, December 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Regular Adoption Hours
Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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