Posted by – Shawn Keenan, Assistant City Planner
Are you looking for a friend who will be there for you through thick and thin? A friend that will always be happy to see you when you return home from a long day’s work. One that is loyal and would always be happy to go with you on a nice stroll around the neighborhood or sit by your side to watch some late night movie.
If you are, you might want to stop by the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center, locatedat 1700 Brown Road in Auburn Hills. The adoption center typically has 90 dogs and 100 cats at their center waiting for someone special to provide them with a new home. In return you will receive years of unconditional love, loyalty and affection, along with that occasional displays of goofy antics that will have you laughing for hours.
The folks at the center will be more than happy to find that perfect match for you when you stop by for a visit. You can begin your search by visiting their website to view animals up for adoption.
All the dogs and cats are spayed/neutered and have all necessary vaccinations. The adoption center is open six days a week, Monday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00 p.m. Sunday they are closed.
On Saturday, March 1st the center will also be kicking off their new volunteer program. The center will be looking for dedicated and caring people who may be interested in volunteering at the center. Volunteer positions include, dog walker, cat comforter, greeter, kennel assistant, rescue leader, transportation team, community representative, community leader, education ambassador, special events coordinator and veterinary helper.
National Love Your Pet Day is this Thursday, February 20th. You could celebrate the day by finding a new friend right here in Auburn Hills. There are many good dogs and cats in need of a forever home.