SPRINGFIELD - Springfield residents who are looking to welcome a new pet into their home will be able to do so at adoption events being held by the Animal Protective League this weekend.
APL officials say on April 11, dogs and cats will be available for adoption from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Lowe's, located at 2560 North Dirksen Parkway in Springfield. Another adoption event will be held on the same day at Ace Hardware, located at 1600 Wabash Avenue in Springfield. Cats will be available for adoption from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and dogs will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Another adoption event will be held on April 12, as cats will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the PetSmart location at 3183 South Veterans Parkway in Springfield. If you are unable to make any of these adoption events, but still wish to provide a loving home for a new pet, you can visit the APL shelter in the 1000 block of Taintor Road from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day.