Winnebago County hopes to empty shelters with holiday pet adoption special

Cat and Dog, Photo Date: 8/1/06 / Photo: Yukari / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 / (MGN)
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- Several cats and dogs are up for adoption this weekend as part of the first holiday adoption special from Winnebago County Animal Services.

WCAS will take part in the "Empty the Shelters- Holiday Hope Event" hosted by the BISSELL Pet Foundation.

In an effort to clear shelters for the holidays, WCAS offers $20 adoptions for cats, kittens and dogs at least six months of age on Saturday, Dec. 1.

You can visit and purchase cats and dogs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at WCAS shelter on 4517 N. Main St. in Rockford.

For more information on the holiday event, click here​.