“Clear the Shelters” event at Dakin Humane Society

This is the third annual nationwide "Clear the Shelters" pet adoption drive.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The doors to Dakin Shelters in Springfield will be open from 12:30 Saturday afternoon to 5:30 PM.

The Adoption Center will be open from 12:30 Saturday afternoon to 4:30 in the evening.

Dakin is offering 50 percent off adoption fees for some small animals and select adult cats. This is the third annual nationwide “Clear the Shelters” pet adoption drive. It’s the first year Dakin will be participating in the program.

As of 5:00PM Saturday, Dakin in Springfield and Leverett has had 50 adoptions.

Cats # 30

Dogs # 4

Small Animals # 16