October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month and shelters everywhere have dogs, cats, and other animals available for adoption.
Locally the San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control Program is encouraging potential pet owners to adopt from one of the county’s animal shelters. The Big Bear Animal Shelter is located at 42080 North Shore Drive at Stanfield Cutoff and always has a number of homeless pets available for adoption.
Pet adoption prices through county animal shelters are $95 for a dog and $80 for a puppy.
You can also adopt a feline if you are so inclined. Fees are $48 for a cat and $63 for a kitten.
The Big Bear Animal Shelter is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. On Wednesday the shelter is open from Noon to 2pm and from 3pm to 7pm.
For more information, you can call the San Bernardino County Animal Care and Control Program at 800-472-5609 visit the county website online to http://www.sbcounty.gov/acc to view animals available for adoption.
You can also read more about Adopt-A-Shelter Dog month at the American Humane Association.