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Posted on: September 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Tail End of Summer Adoption Event

Pocatello Animal Shelter

Head out to the Pocatello Animal Shelter Saturday, September 24, for a tail-waggin' time! This is the last adoption event for summer 2022. 

The event will include adoptable animals, vendor booths, face painting, a bouncy house, and other fun activities.  

The animal shelter is full and has a lot of cats and dogs ready to be adopted. Currently, the shelter has a total of 163 animals; 53 dogs, 10 puppies, 38 cats, and 62 kittens.  

“We have a lot of great animals here at the shelter. These animals bring a smile to our faces every day and we would love to see them find good homes,” said Chris Abbott, Animal Services Director.

*Adoption Cost: 

-    Dog and puppy adoptions cost $130 plus tax. Discounts are offered to senior citizens over 60 and for dogs over six years of age, as well as our Pets 4 Vets program.

-    Cat adoptions cost $35 plus tax and kitten adoptions cost $50 plus tax

*All adoptions include vaccinations, a collar, spay or neuter surgery, and a microchip for permanent identification.

For more information on Pocatello Animal Services and to view adoptable pets, visit, like the department’s Facebook page at, or call 208-234-6156.

Pocatello Animal Shelter is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations may be provided with three (3) days advance notice by contacting Skyler Beebe at, 208.234.6248, or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, ID.

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