Lee County Domestic Animal Services hosts “Deck This Kennel”

Lee County Domestic Animal Services hosts “Deck This Kennel”

Lee County Domestic Animal Services Animal Services is switching things up and having a holiday version of its popular “Flip This Kennel” competition. The outside of a dog kennel or cattery will be decorated in holiday themes to help bring attention to adoptable pets.

The competition will be held Saturday, Dec. 18, when visitors can come to the shelter and vote for their favorite kennel or cattery. All pets in a decked out run will have adoption fees waived that day with an approved application. People also may vote on Animal Service’s Facebook page by liking the picture of their favorite and winners will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 19.

The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. This is a $500 package.

Volunteers and staff are waiting to introduce a new family member. Stop by the adoption center 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers.

Visit our website www.leelostpets.com to view all pets currently available and to complete an online adoption application.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services offers public opportunity to help out with annual Gift Giving Tree

Lee County Domestic Animal Services offers public opportunity to help out with annual Gift Giving Tree

Lee County Domestic Animal Services will celebrate the holiday season with a Gift Giving Tree. The tree in the adoption lobby at Animal Services is decorated with ornaments with a wish list of gifts for the shelter pets.

Visitors may pick one up and return gifts to Animal Services by Dec. 22 to help make the animals’ holiday a little brighter. The ornament is yours to keep for your tree.

The adoption center is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers. Dogs, cats, bunnies and guinea pigs looking for a home just on time for the holidays. Visit www.leelostpets.com to see pets available for adoption.

The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. The package is valued at $600.

Volunteers and staff are waiting to introduce your new family member to you.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to host annual Pet Fest and photos with Santa

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to host annual Pet Fest and photos with Santa

Join Lee County Domestic Animal Services for its annual Pet Fest event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27.

Pet Fest will be held at the Animal Services location at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers.

This fun-filled event will feature “Rescue Row” with area shelters and rescues, a craft fair, garage sale and silent auction.

Santa will be available for Pet Photos from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will receive two digital photos and one animated photo with a $10 donation to the Animal Care Trust Fund.

The county will reduce adoption fees for the event. People can visit www.leelostpets.com to complete an adoption application prior to the event to save time.

All adoptions are $10 with an approved application on event day.

The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. This is a $500 package.

Can’t attend Pet Fest? Animal Services’ adoption center is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to host adoption event and photos with Santa & Trusty

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to host adoption event and photos with Santa & Trusty

Join Lee County Domestic Animal Services for an adoption event in partnership with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and have your pet’s photo taken with Santa.

The adoption event will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Miromar Outlet Outreach Center located at 10801 Corkscrew Road, Suite #190 (near the WINK Playland entrance).

Adoptable pets will be onsite, so visit www.leelostpets.com to complete an adoption application prior to the event to save time. The event is open to the public to bring their pets for a photo with Santa and LCDAS Mascot Trusty.

The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. This is a $500 package. Volunteers and staff are waiting to introduce your new family member to you.

You can also stop by 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the adoption center, 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services celebrates Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Lee County Domestic Animal Services celebrates Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.” Lee County Domestic Animal Services will celebrate along with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and adopters using #Dogtober on social media. This is great way to show the adoptable pets available at area shelters.

Adoption fees will be reduced on all dogs 4 months of age and older to just $30 for the entire month of October. Cats and kittens will be just $10 with an approved application.

The adoption package includes spay or neuter, microchip, up-to-date vaccinations, county license and a 10-day health guarantee. This is a package valued at $600. Volunteers and staff are waiting to introduce a new family member. Just stop by 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the adoption center, 5600 Banner Drive in Fort Myers.

Visit the website www.leelostpets.com to see pets available for adoption.

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to participate in Clear the Shelters

Lee County Domestic Animal Services to participate in Clear the Shelters

NBCUniversal Local and Telemundo are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive in September 2021 that helps find loving homes for animals in need.

More than 551,000 pets have found their forever homes since 2015.

To continue to maintain safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lee County Domestic Animal Services Adoption Center is open 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday by appointment only.

The adoption center will feature a Pet of the Day whose adoption fee will be waived with an approved application each day leading up to the event day on Saturday, Sept.18, when all adoption fees are waived.

To schedule an appointment leading up to or on the day of the event, call 239-533-9216.

Photos and information about lost pets or pets for adoption are available on the agency’s website at www.leelostpets.com. Pet info on the website updates hourly. Adoption applications may be completed online. Anyone interested in fostering pets may also obtain an application online.

The adoption package valued at $600 includes the following:

  • Spay/neuter surgery
  • Age-appropriate vaccinations
  • Rabies vaccination and county license for pets over 3 months
  • 10-day pet health check
  • Microchip ID
  • Feline leukemia and AIDS test for cats
  • Heartworm test for dogs over 6 months
  • Flea treatment
  • Deworming

To view a video about the event, go to https://youtu.be/61uVqTLTBOY

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