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Lee County Domestic Animal Services invites you to ‘Skip the Jog and Walk a Dog’

Posted at 9:58 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 21:58:59-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Each year millions of people make New Year’s resolutions. Lee County Domestic Animal Services invites you to “Skip the Jog and Walk a Dog” as part of yours. Make pets a part of the plan for the New Year and consider that a new pet can help achieve many of the most popular goals set each year.

The adoption fee for dogs will be reduced to $30 for the entire month of January. So say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021 with a new best friend.

There are many ways pets can improve your life:

· Getting fit, losing weight and being healthy: A pet is a great way to be more active, whether playing games or going for a walk.

· Reducing stress: Having the companionship of a devoted pet is a proven stress reducer. Research shows that contact with animals has many health benefits.

· Enjoying life more: With all the benefits of pet adoption, this one is obvious.

· Helping others: Adopting a pet provides a loving, forever home.

The adoption fee includes spay or neuter surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations, deworming, flea treatment, heartworm test for dogs 6 months and older, feline aids and leukemia test for cats, Lee County pet license for pets 3 months and older, microchip ID, and a 10-day health guarantee. The adoption package is a $500 value.