Posted Online: Oct. 05, 2012, 11:15 am

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

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Press release submitted by Patti McRae

(Milan, IL) – October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! The Quad City Animal Welfare Center (QCAWC) will celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Dog month by offering the following adoption special starting Monday, October 8th through Wednesday, October 31st, 2012:

1/2 price dog adoptions (reduced from $100.00 to $50.00) for dogs that have been at the shelter for 6 months or longer and/or dogs that are 5 years and older.

By adopting a shelter dog, not only are you giving them a second chance, but you will also have a lifelong companion that will bring many years of love and devotion to your family. All dogs have been spayed or neutered, are current on all vaccinations, micro chipped, and heartworm tested. Visit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center and let our friendly staff assist you. More information may be obtained by calling the shelter during business hours at 309-787-6830.

The Quad City Animal Welfare Center is the only full service no-kill animal shelter located in the Quad Cities. Our mission is a shelter for homeless animals, to offer a spay and a neuter program and to provide humane education. QCAWC Adoption Center is open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with extended hours on Wednesday until 6:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday. Our low cost vaccination clinic is open every Wednesday at 1:00 and the first Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. no appointment necessary. Low cost spaying and neutering is offered by calling 309-787-6830 for an appointment. QCAWC is located at 724 W. 2nd Ave. Milan, IL 61264. Visit our website at www.qcawc.org and "like" on FACEBOOK.