The Town of Hempstead announced this week that all pet adoptions will be free at the town animal shelter from June 17 to Sept. 14 for the town’s annual “Summer of Love” pet adoption program.
In addition to having the adoption fee waived, all residents taking home a shelter dog or cat will receive free spay/neuter, rabies vaccinations, age-appropriate shots and microchipping (all cats will be tested for feline AIDS/leukemia). Local veterinary hospitals and pet groomers will be also providing free coupons for each pet that is adopted from the shelter during this time.
Island Trees Veterinary Hospital, located in Hicksville, will provide a free exam and $25 coupon toward a veterinary service. Dog Grooming By Rachel, located in Bellmore, will provide one free grooming for dogs and/or a free gift for cats.West Hills Animal Hospital, located in Huntington, is offering a free exam (if pet is brought in within two weeks of adoption).
The Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter is located at 3320 Beltagh Avenue in Wantagh. For more information, please contact the shelter at (516) 785-5220 or visitwww.TOH.li/animal-shelter.Pools Open
Hempstead Town outdoor pools open for the season this weekend.
They include: Averill Boulevard Park in Elmont, Echo Park Pool Complex in West Hempstead, Forest City Community Park in Wantagh, Newbridge Road in Bellmore, Oceanside Park in Oceanside and Veterans Memorial Park in East Meadow.
For rates and contact information, visit http://www.toh.li/facilities/beaches-and-pools/outdoor-pools.