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Pet adoption event held Black Friday

Shelters to open hour early for 'Name Your Price Pet Adoption Event'

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Looking to add a furry friend to your family? A pet adoption event may be just to place to be Black Friday.

The "Name Your Price Pet Adoption Event" will be held Friday at the Humane Society of Broward County and Broward County Animal Care and Adoption.

Both shelters said it will be opening an hour early and adoption fees will be waived during the hour for select pets.

After the door buster hour, adopters will be able to pay the adoption fee they think is fair for any pet over the age of 5 months old. Shelter officials said regular adoption fees range from $25 to $100.

All pets from both shelters are spayed or neutered before going home, shelter officials said. In addition, the adopted pets receive preliminary vaccinations, a microchip, heartworm test for dogs over seven months old, feline leukemia test for cats and more.

Humane Society of Broward County, located at 2070 Griffin Rd. in Ft. Lauderdale, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday. The shelter can be reached online at HumaneBroward.com or calling 954-989-3977.

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Center, located at 1870 SW 39th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The shelter can be reached at Broward.org/animal or by calling 954-359-1313.