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Metro Animal Services Teams Up With North Shore For National Adoption Event

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Who: Local pet shelters and rescue agencies Louisville Metro Animal Services, Kentucky Humane Society, Derby City Dog Rescue, Tyson's Chance Animal Foundation, Hand-In-Paw Rescue and Saved By The Bell Bully Rescue will be joining the North Shore Animal League of America's Tour For Life®, the world's largest cooperative national adoption initiative

What: Dozens of adoptable dogs and cats and information about local animal shelters and rescue agencies

Where: Westport Village, corner of Westport Road and Herr Lane, Louisville

When: Friday, March 28, 1–6 p.m.

Local shelter host the Kentucky Humane Society, along with Louisville Metro Animal Services, Derby City Dog Rescue, Tyson's Chance Animal Foundation, Hand-In-Paw Rescue, and Saved by the Bell Bully Rescue will have adoptable pets and information at the event.

Northshore Animal Rescue League will bring their "shelter on wheels" adoption vehicle. Animals from all six agencies will be available for adoption, and the public is invited to learn more about these agencies that, collectively, are working to end pet homelessness by ensuring that every adoptable pet in Louisville finds a permanent, loving home.

From the beginning of March to mid-May, Tour For Life will travel the length of the United States from North to South and East to West in four "shelters on wheels," helping shelter and rescue groups, in 52 cities and 26 states bring awareness to their organizations and find homes for the adorable adoptable animals in their care.

The tour was conceived by Animal League America – the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization – 14 years ago and is responsible for placing tens of thousands of pets into loving and permanent homes. Last year, Tour For Life 2013 saved the lives of over 2,000 animals across the country.

Tour For Life's presenting sponsor is Purina ONE® pet food brand. Learn more about the Tour for Life