Albuquerque Adopt a Star Wars Pet

BBSNews 2016-01-12 — ABQ AWD: The Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department says Star Wars pets have arrived and are ready for adoption. The event will take place at all City shelters, Saturday, January 16. The Force is strong in these lovable furry creatures. Let the Force awaken within you. It’s a Force that can’t be beat. Much like Luke – these pets are just looking for their fathers. Let it in and adopt a Star Wars pet. Select a unique companion for an adoption fee of only $10 for pets 6 months or older.

Along with a dog adoption Animal Welfare is providing one day of free Jedi basic dog training. Star Wars fans can come to the Eastside shelter from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to take a photo with their favorite Star Wars character. The photos will be done by, and the 501st Legion will be in Star Wars costumes. There will be drawings to win items from Petco, a drawing to win two free tickets to the Cesar Millan Live show and one free nail trimming coupon with every adoption from Groomingdales Pet Spa. *Check the Star Wars pets at

When: May the furs be with you on Saturday, January 16 Where: Westside Shelter: 11800 Sunset Gardens Rd. SW – 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastside Shelter: 8920 Lomas Blvd. NE – 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Lucky Paws: 6600 Menual NE – 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Albuquerque Animal Welfare reminds you to always spay or neuter your pets.

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