RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Animal Care and Control announced a record-breaking number of adoptions Wednesday.
RACC said 71 animals were adopted during its $4 adoption special.
The shelter was operating at capacity with 444 animals and was open for an additional hour due to the promotion.
RACC will be closed Thursday and Friday but will resume normal operating hours Saturday.
RACC said summer is an active time for the shelter and it is currently at capacity with 444 pets in its care. For the year to-date, RACC has taken in more than 1,700 animals and has a 91 percent save rate.
RACC and other area shelters are also issuing fireworks warnings, advising pet owners to make sure their animals are properly tagged and microchipped and kept inside while fireworks are being set off.
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