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Mesquite, TX – August 20, 2017 – Nearly 100 pets in Mesquite, including a rabbit, have new homes in Mesquite today. For the first time ever, the Mesquite Animal Shelter adopted out all of its animals during the national Clear the Shelter event. The shelter found forever homes for 93 animals during the August 19 event. During last year’s event the shelter adopted out 84 animals.
During the one-day free adoption event, the Mesquite Animal Shelter adopted out 53 dogs, 39 cats and even a rabbit. The shelter ran out of animals by 4:30 p.m.
Mesquite Animal Shelter Manager Jeanne Saadi said, “We are so grateful to the community. Their support was incredible. The public’s participation at the event and the sharing of our animal stories on social media really helped our efforts.”
The shelter will host a free cat spay and neuter clinic on Saturday, August 26. This free service is open to Mesquite residents. Appointments are required. For details, residents may call the shelter at 972-216-6283.