On August 22nd - 24th Toronto Humane Society is pulling out all the stops with an Emergency Adoption Blitz

    TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - On the weekend of August 22 - 24 the Toronto
Humane Society will be holding our summer Adoption Blitz. The 11 River St.
shelter is overflowing and potential pet adopters will have the opportunity to
view our unprecedented selection of amazing, adorable, adoptable animals.
    These are animals in desperate need of stable, loving homes, including
600 cats and 100 dogs, as well as many small domestic animals such as rabbits,
and tropical birds are waiting to be adopted. "The shelter is full to
capacity. There are literally hundreds of animals to choose from," says Ian
McConachie, Senior Communicator. "We are pulling out all the stops as there
has not been a time in the history of the Toronto Humane Society where we have
had as many pets as we do now available for adoption," said society President
Tim Trow.
    Furthermore, the kittens born in early summer are ready to find loving
homes of their own.
    The Society encourages any members of the public who have been
considering animal adoption to visit the shelter to view the many animals in
its care.
    The Toronto Humane Society does not charge adoption fees for the animals.
Instead, donations are requested and greatly appreciated. The Society's
adoption program is open from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. everyday including weekends.
    To view the many beautiful, healthy animals looking for new homes, please
visit www.torontohumanesociety.com or come to the shelters at 11 River St. or
2802 Victoria Park Ave.

    The Toronto Humane Society is a not-for-profit organization solely funded
through charitable donations. Its mission is to promote the humane care and
protection of all animals and to prevent cruelty and suffering.

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For further information:

For further information: Ian McConachie, Senior Communicator, Toronto
Humane Society, (416) 392-2273 ext 2149, (416) 984-3097,

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