LAS CRUCES – The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two pet adoption events this weekend.Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will be available for adoption from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Las Cruces Farmers and Craft Market and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mesilla Park Community Center, 304 W. Bell Ave.Adoption fees are $75 for dogs and puppies and $50 for cats and kittens. The fee includes the first set of vaccinations, spay or neuter and microchip.
Microchipping for pets that already have homes will be available for $20, and city pet licenses will be available for neutered pets for $5 each. Licenses for unneutered pets are $25 each. Proof of spay or neuter is required before a $5 license will be issued. Pet owners also must bring current proof of rabies vaccination for each animal to be licensed.For more information, call the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at 575 382-0018, or visit the Web site at www.ascmv.com. People who are hearing-impaired can call 575 541-2182.