Albuquerque Animal Welfare department hosts ‘National Pit Bull Awareness Day’

Albuquerque Animal Welfare department hosts 'National Pit Bull Awareness Day'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare department is hosting “National Pit Bull Awareness Day” on Saturday.

The day was established as a way to educate people about Pit Bulls, who often get a bad wrap.

The event will be at the city shelters and will include $10 adoption fees, professional training advice and free spaying or neutering coupons if you already own a pit bull.

There will also be:

  • Free 5×7 pet photo with every pet adoption at the Westside Shelter donated by Joe Calderon Photography
  • Free public spay/neuter surgery coupons for owners of Pit Bulls and Pit mixes
  • Free public micro-chip for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes only (East & West shelters)
  • Free Troubleshooting Your Concerns class at the Eastside shelter for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes. Attendees will receive a Busy Buddy toy with classes from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The Eastside shelter is located at 8920 Lomas Blvd. NE and the Westside shelter is located at 11800 Sunset Gardens SW. Both are open Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Another location hosting the event will be Lucky Paws at 6600 Menaul NE in Coronado Mall from 11:30 a.m.to 7:30 p.m.

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