Area shelters join Pet Smart in pet adoption event

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - In conjunction with National Adoption Weekend Pet Smart Charities is holding adoption events at many of their stores across the country.

Participating at the Highway 98 store in Hattiesburg are the Hub City Humane Society, Southern Cross Animal Rescue, Southern Pines Animal Shelter, and Happy Healthy Pet Adoption. The adoption event is taking place in parking in front of the store Friday from 9:30 to 4:30 and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 to 5Hours are today until 4:30 Saturday and Sunday 9:30 to 5.

Hub City Humane Society is also teaming with the Long Leaf Elementary School Saturday morning for the Walk, Run Wag, 5k and fun run. The race starts at the school on West 4th Str. with registration at 7 a.m. and the race starting at 8:00 a.m.

Registration fee is $25 on the day of the race.

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