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Irvine Hosts 11th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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The City of Irvine Animal Care Center hosts its 11th annual Home for the Holidays pet adoption fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. More than 30 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring about 600 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption.

More than 2,300 pets have found homes during this event over the past decade, according to Center staff. Home for the Holidays also features dozens of pet-related vendors, gourmet food trucks, a silent auction, low-cost microchipping and an opportunity drawing. Each animal available for adoption is spayed or neutered, microchipped and evaluated by a veterinarian. Cats and dogs are vaccinated appropriate to age.

Suggested donation for the event is $2 per person or $5 per family. Parking is free.

The Irvine Animal Care Center is located at 6443 Oak Canyon. Visit cityofirvine.org/animals to see a list of participating rescues, shelters, vendors and food trucks. For more information, call 949-724-7740.


Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 267,086 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.  

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