(LAWRENCEVILLE, GA–– Gwinnett County is cranking up the tunes to help shelter pets find their forever homes during National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. The Bill Atkinson Animal Welfare Center will host “Shelter Pets Rock” on Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m. to 4, p.m., with family-friendly activities, music, entertainment and local vendors.
All pet adoption fees are waived at the annual event hosted by Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement.
“Shelter Pets Rock is a wonderful opportunity for people to come out to the center, meet all of the amazing animals we have here and enjoy an afternoon of fun,” said Division Director Vernon Sawyer. “Shelter animals make great pets with their companionship and unconditional love. We’re excited to help our pets find their forever families.”
Gwinnett Animal Welfare takes in approximately 7,000 lost, stray and surrendered animals each year. All adoptable cats and dogs come with a microchip, spay/neuter services and rabies vaccinations. Adoptions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information about Gwinnett Animal Welfare and Enforcement, visit GwinnettAnimalWelfare.com and follow @GwinnettAnimalShelter on Facebook.
The Bill Atkinson Animal Welfare Center is located at 884 Winder Highway in Lawrenceville.