Halifax Humane Society to offer reduced adoption fees during national adoption weekend

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Halifax Humane Society, in partnership with Bounty Paper Towels, has announced reduced adoption fees at its shelters from May 20 to 24.

All animals up for adoption have been vaccinated, microchipped, and are ready to go home immediately.

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As one of the largest humane societies in Florida, Halifax Humane Society provides a full array of humane programs that allow it to serve over 25,000 animals each year.

Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society, said the help could not have come at a better time.

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“May is one of the highest intake months for animal shelters around the country. The sad truth is that shelters get overcrowded when pets aren’t adopted quickly enough and this can put lives at risk,” Castle said.

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Castle said that all across the country, shelters are dealing with staffing shortages, limited shelter hours, decreased volunteers, and reduced adoption events, which have led to an increase in the number of pets needing adoption.

More information on Halifax Humane Society hours and pets available for adoption can be found here.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.