Over 600 pets adopted from 24 MI shelters on Saturday

(Courtesy BISSELL Pet Foundation)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Over 600 pets found a home on Saturday during Empty the Shelters day, according to the BISSELL Pet Foundation.

A total of 605 pets were adopted from 24 shelters across Michigan.

The breakdown of adoptions: 303 dogs, 298 cats and four other kinds of pets.

The Kent County Animal Shelter, Humane Society of West Michigan, Ionia County Animal Shelter, Al-Van Humane Society, All About Animals Rescue and SPCA of Southwest Michigan completely emptied their kennels.

BISSEL Pet Foundation sponsored adoptions at 24 shelters around the state on Saturday – including 17 shelters in West Michigan — in an effort to encourage potential pet owners to adopt, according to a BISSELL release.

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BISSELL Pet Foundation 

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