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Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA kennels over capacity; adoption special this weekend

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The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA has been at or near capacity since June, and with dog kennels currently over capacity, they are holding an adoption special to free up space.

Intakes surpassed last year’s total in mid-October.

On Nov. 25 and 26, adoption fees for all dogs are reduced by 50 percent.

The RHSPCA is also running an adoption on senior pets where all pets seven years and older are only $7 to adopt.

Dogs in foster care are excluded from the adoption special.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at 2170 Old Furnace Road in Harrisonburg.

“If you’ve been thinking about adopting a dog, please come out and see us this weekend,” said Huck Nawaz, RHSPCA executive director. “We have some great dogs looking for homes.”

To set up an interview or time to visit the shelter, please contact Huck Nawaz at [email protected] or (980) 319-9964

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.