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Lakeland, FL— SPCA Florida Tri-Mega Adoption Event on Saturday, July 18th held at SPCA Florida, Polk County Animal Control, and Humane Society of Polk County was a huge success.  Two Hundred Sixteen wonderful furry companions found their new forever homes – big dogs, small dogs, senior pets, adult cats, puppies and a whole lot of kittens. 

With an adoption fee of just $20.00, many families were able to give a pet a new home and a new life.  All animals were spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations.

SPCA Florida partnered with Polk County Animal Control and Humane Society of Polk County to bring Polk County’s homeless animals together for this event.  Animals were available for adoption at each shelter.

“We are thrilled with the outpour of support from our community,” said Shelley Thayer, SPCA Florida, Executive Director. “Temperature checks, masks, and safe-distancing were the norm at shelters where 216 animals found homes on Saturday. We are grateful to our Sponsors, Donors, Staff, Volunteers and Adopters who came together to save lives,” said Thayer.

Sponsors who made the event possible were Geico Philanthropic Foundation, Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc, Mr. Dan Fling, and Cat Depot.

Special thanks also goes out to Ala-Cart Golf Carts, Stadium Pizza, Claudia Kersey, Chappy’s Dog House, Mobile Mini.

For more information, or to find other ways to help homeless pets, please call (863) 577-4600.

About SPCA Florida

Founded in 1979, SPCA Florida exists to eliminate animal suffering and engage the entire community in the welfare and well-being of animals. SPCA Florida will help and heal 70,000 dogs and cats through its McClurg Animal Medical Center and provide direct care for 6,500 animals through its Adoption Center this year. Ani-Meals, which provides food and medical care for animals of homebound families, helps thousands more dogs and cats each year.

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