The Los Angeles County Animal Care Center is hosting the “My Furry Valentine Adoption Event” Valentines Day weekend in an effort to help both animals and potential owners find their new loved one.
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Adoption fee will be discounted to $14, plus the cost of sterilization, mircohip and licensing, according to a news release.
Chief Deputy Director Betsey Webster said that adopting an animal is the best way to find your new pet.
“There is an over abundance of wonderful, loveable, adoptable animals at shelters throughout California, and if you adopt an animal, you’re actually helping to save a life and it can be a rewarding experience,” Webster said.
She added that owning an animal is good for your health and is shown to help with various types of diseases, keeps owners calmer and can lower their chances of depression.
“Your pet could be the love of your life, so why not bring more love into your own life on Valentines Day?” she said.
The animal center is encouraging people adopt pets for themselves.
“We’re not encouraging people adopt for their loved one, although if they both share that idea and wanted to adopt a pet together that would be great,” Webster said.
The Valentine’s Day discount takes place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at all Los Angeles County Care Center Locations beginning Valentines Day and ending Sunday, Feb. 16.
Agoura Animal Care Center – 29525 Agoura Rd., Agoura 91301
Baldwin Park Animal Care Center – 4275 N. Elton St., Baldwin Park 91706
Carson / Gardena Animal Care Center – 216 W. Victoria. St., Gardena 90248
Castaic Animal Care Center – 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Rd., Castaic 91384
Downey Animal Care Center – 11258 S. Garfield Ave., Downey 90242
Lancaster Animal Care Center – 5210 W. Ave I., Lancaster 93536
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Other Santa Clarita events taking place this Valentine’s Day
Lancaster Performing Arts Center “Sandra Bernhard”
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Lancaster Performing Arts Center, 750 West Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster
Details: Lancaster Performing Arts Center has the fearless comedian Sandra Bernhard with her “I’m Still Here…Damn It!” show. More information and tickets are available by calling 661-753-5950 or online.
Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center “Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again”
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on the COC Valencia Campus, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Details: The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center will have us laughing this Valentine’s with the comedian Kathleen Madigan. “Get ready to howl with laughter” with “Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again.” More information and tickets are available by calling 661-362-5304 or online.
Canyon Theatre Guild “The Dixie Swim Club”
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24342 Main Street in OldTown Newhall
Details: Canyon Theatre Guild has the new comedy “The Dixie Swim Club.” The story is about five Southern women that met on their college swim team. They meet for one weekend every August to catch up on each other’s lives. “As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges that life flings at them.” “The Dixie Swim Club is the story of these unforgettable women-a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever.” Hear a KHTS Friday Matinee podcast interview with some of the stars of “The Dixie Swim Club” during an appearance on January 17. Tickets are $12 to $15 for juniors/seniors and $15 to $17 for adults. Tickets are available by calling 661-799-2702. More information is available online.
More information: Santa Clarita Events
Source: Santa Clarita News