The DeKalb County government reports the county animal shelter is adjusting operating hours to make pet adoptions possible seven days a week.
Starting this Monday, July 16, the DeKalb County Animal Shelter at 845 Camp Road in Decatur will be open on the following schedule:
- Monday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Tuesday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Wednesday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Thursday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
- Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (beginning July 22)
In addition, the 2012 Summer Pet Adoption Program has expanded to include a July adoption special for cats. In July, all cats and kittens will be $40, which is half of the normal adoption fee. The rate includes expenses for spay or neutering, as well as up to date vaccines and tests for FIV and FELV.