Adoption Fees Waived at Three Day Event

Humane Society Calumet Area hosts a three day adoption event held Sept. 18-20 in conjunction with the organization’s Spay the Stray 5K run/walk. Adoption fees will be waived for dogs and cats that have already been spay and neutered at the shelter.

The adoption special is open to the public and the event takes place from noon to 7 p.m. Friday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the adoption center, 421 45th St., Munster, Ind.

All adoptions require an approved application and standard adoption procedures apply. Some exclusions and additional fees may apply.

Held during the same weekend, Spay the Stray 5K run/walk will be held on Sept. 19 at Eisenhower Center, 2550 178th St., Lansing, Ill. Proceeds benefit spay and neuter surgeries performed at HSCA’s Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic.

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About Humane Society Calumet Area
Founded by concerned citizen Miss Evelyn Sweitzer in 1941, Humane Society Calumet Area aims to lead the community in the humane treatment of animals by providing vital community services. In 2014, nearly 1,750 homeless animals found homes through HSCA and more than 190 lost animals were reunited with their families. Additional HSCA services include spay and neuter surgeries for families with financial hardship at Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic, pet therapy teams that visit nursing homes and assisted living facilities, a humane education team that teaches local children about pet safety and compassion, and rehabilitation for wildlife at Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.