The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following June monthly promotions and reminders:

Adopt-A-Shelter Cat Month (Friday, June 1 to Saturday, June 30)

During this special month, adoption fees for cats will be reduced to $50 for kittens, $20 for adult cats (1 to 5 years old), and $5 for senior cats (6 years and older). Come to the shelter and find yourself a new furry family member!

National Best Friends Day (Friday, June 8)

A best friend truly cares about you, gives you comfort, and makes you smile. Pets do this and more! The shelter is celebrating this special day by reducing the adoption fee for dogs to $50. Visit on this special day and you might just find your new best friend.

Coming to an Area Near You (Saturdays,June 2 and June 9)

The shelter will be out in your neighborhood with animals available for adoption. Stop by and meet the animals available for adoption onSaturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Tractor Supply White Plains (10795 Wawa Lane, White Plains) andSaturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the St. Charles Towne Center (11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf).

Free Spay/Neuter Clinics

Are you income-disadvantaged and own pets? You may qualify for free altering of pets. Call Paw Prints Animal Hospital at 301-885-0263 or Humane Society of Charles County at 301-645-8181 for more details.

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is located at6707 Animal Shelter Roadin Hughesville. Shelter staff can be reached at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Adoption hours areMondayFriday,noon to 5 p.m.andSaturday,10 a.m. to 3 p.m.To view animals available for adoption, visitwww.CharlesCountyMD.gov/ES/AnimalShelter/Tri-County-Animal-Shelterorwww.petfinder.com/shelters/MD112.htmlto find your “purrfect” pet. Follow the Tri-County Animal Shelter on Facebook for adoptable pets, pet tips, and more atwww.facebook.com/TriCountyAnimalShelterSoMD/. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

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