WCAS slashes adoption fees for dogs, cats through Saturday

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- If you're looking to welcome a new pet to your home, there's an adoption special just for you.

You can adopt dogs for $50 and cats for $10 at Winnebago County Animal Services from Wednesday to Saturday.

WCAS says the shelters are full. More than 100 cats and at least 13 dogs are available for adoption this week.

Adoptions include a wellness exam, spay or neuter, microchip and vaccinations.

If you would like to adopt, you must meet the following criteria:
-Be at least 18 years old or older
-Must show a state-issued photo ID
-All cats and dogs in your household must have a rabies vaccination
and county pet license
-Little or no animal complaints on record
-Adopters must have approval from their landlord

The adoption spree is sponsored by WCAS Volunteer Auxiliary.