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Senior dogs ‘on sale’ at Clackamas County Dog Services through May 3

ClackamasCounty Dog Services (CCDS) is offering a 75% discount on adoption fees for alldogs six years and older through Saturday, May 3.  Adoptions are availablefrom 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, at the CCDS Animal Adoption and EducationCenter, 13141 SE Highway 212, Clackamas.

CCDSstaff will be on hand to help people find the perfect canine companion. Dogsavailable for adoption can be viewed in advance at Adoption application forms are also available online so interested pet owners can apply before visiting the shelter to speed up theadoption process.

DogServices Assistant Manager Tamara Moxon says that, though puppies get most ofthe attention, there are some real advantages to adopting a senior dog.

"Olderdogs," says Moxon, "are more likely to be already house-trained, havelearned many of the other rules about living in a home and can be particularlyaffectionate.  They can be an especially good choice for people who arelooking for a dog that's a little less active."

CCDSprovides a wide variety of dog services throughout Clackamas County includingdog licensing; sick, injured and emergency dog rescue; pet protective custody,bite investigations, vicious or feral dog removal, quarantine of dogs that havebitten and are not rabies vaccinated, inspection of dog kennels, obediencetraining classes, pet first aid classes and spay/neuter services. 

Moreinformation about Clackamas CountyDog Services is available by going to or or calling 503-655-8628.

Formore information, contact Tamara Moxon, 503-650-3198 or

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