Press Release: El Paso Animal Services Hosts St. Pitties & Kitties Adop-A-Thon

Adoptions, Microchips, Vaccines and More

WHAT:      St. Pitties & Kitties Adoption Event

WHEN:     Noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 16

WHERE:   Mission Valley Adoption Center, 9068 Socorro Rd.

El Paso Animal Services invites the community to their upcoming St. Pitties & Kitties Adopt-A-Thon from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Mission Valley Adoption Center, 9068 Socorro Rd.

This is the first large event El Paso Animal Services will host at its Lower Valley location. The organization hopes to find homes for the 30+ pets the Mission Valley Adoption Center currently houses. Adoption fees for dogs and cats will be waived at this event, which also features local vendors, food, puppy painting, and other festivities for the community to enjoy.

El Paso Animal Services’ Resource Rover team will also be providing FREE pet microchipping services and Eastlake Animal Clinic will have low-cost vaccines, from Noon to 4 p.m. for pet owners aiming to protect all pets throughout the El Paso community. Vaccination options include the Rabies vaccine ($24) for dogs and cats, Bordetella ($18) and Parvo vaccines ($19) for dogs, and the FVRCP vaccine ($19) for cats. Pets are expected to be leashed or crated and above six weeks of age for microchipping & vaccination services.

“We are excited to present another great opportunity for the community to adopt, microchip, and vaccinate their pets,” said Terry Kebschull, El Paso Animal Services Director. “By hosting this event at our Mission Valley Adoption Center, we hope to create a more accessible location for many El Paso residents.”

All that’s required to adopt from El Paso Animal Services is a valid photo ID and be above the age of 18. Adopted pets come spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and with their city registration.

For additional information on El Paso Animal Services’ upcoming events, please visit


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