Thanks to a generous donation from Sacramento area realtor Kim Pacini-Hauch, all animal adoptions are free through Dec. 31.
A Sacramento real estate agent’s offer to pay for any animal adopted at Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter for the remainder of the year triggered an overwhelming first-day response.
Pacini-Hauch, a longtime contributor to animal causes in Sacramento and beyond, ended up adopting a Chihuahua with “some medical problems,” she said. The dog, Mindy, now lives in Carmichael with the Realtor, her husband, Richard, and their dogs Pipi and Chica, rescues from Mexico.
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A compassionate California Re/max realtor has joined forces with Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter to make their “Home for the Pawlidays” adoption event extraordinarily bright.It’s expensive to get a pet. Adoption fees, vaccinations, spaying/neutering costs, and microchips add up—so to encourage more people to adopt rescue cats and dogs, that a Sacramento woman has offered to foot the bill for every animal adoption at a local shelter through December 31.The Sacramento Bee that Kim Pacini-Hauch made the announcement on her page this week. Due to her overwhelming generosity, all adoption fees will be covered for every animal at that shelter through December 31.Even more remarkable is that this holiday generosity has traveled beyond the Sacramento facility. Knepp said Front Street started doing such a brisk adoption business that it was in a position to import animals from six other Northern California shelters and find homes for them, too.Relator/animal lover Kim Pacini-Hauch adopted a terrier named Teddy from Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter in 1984. Now, she wants others to follow her lead. According to the shelter, they are nearly at capacity, and an uptick in adoptions will help them make room to take in more pets. Pacini-Hauch hopes that paying the $85 adoption fee for dogs, and $65 for cats, will speed up the process.Sacramento County’s Bradshaw Animal Shelter will hold an emergency adoption event this weekend in an attempt to reduce the number of animals in its care.