Roanoke animal rescues partner with Petsmart for mega adoption event

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Roanoke Valley animal rescues are partnering up hosting a weekend-long mega dog adoption event.

Angels of Assisi, along with local humane societies and SPCA's will hold an "Adopt Local" Mega Pet Adoption Event at the Franklin Road PetSmart location.

They will have about 40 dogs looking for homes.

Organizers say they hope that the "adopt local" theme of the event will emphasize that there are animals, right here in the area, that needs good loving homes.

"Our biggest hope is to always find our wonderful animals homes, loving homes that they deserve. We've been able to do that time and time again with our partnership with Petsmart. so we are just excited about our big adoption weekend," said Volunteer Coordinator Jessica Worrel.

The hours of the event are: Friday, Feb. 16, from 3 pm until 6 pm, Saturday, Feb. 17., 10 am until 5 pm, and Sunday, Feb. 18, from noon until 5 pm.