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October 13, 2023
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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League City Animal Care will participate Oct. 1-15 at 755 West Walker Street, League City, TX, offering FEE WAIVED ADOPTIONS for all shelter pets.
League City Animal Care
755 West Walker St.
League City, TX 77573
Empty the Shelters Graphic with dog and cat, fee waived adoption event
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Empty the Shelters

Friday, October 13, 2023

Pets will be available for adoption with WAIVED ADOPTION FEES from OCTOBER 1-15 during the nation’s largest funded adoption event

With animal shelters across the nation facing an overcrowding crisis, thousands of highly adoptable pets are waiting for their second chances. League City Animal Care is proud to partner with BISSELL Pet Foundation, a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending pet homelessness, for its Fall National “Empty the Shelters.” From Oct. 1 - 15, BISSELL Pet Foundation will sponsor reduced adoption fees of $50 or less at more than 345 shelters in 42 states.


  • League City Animal Care will participate Oct. 1-15 at 755 West Walker Street, League City, TX, offering FEE WAIVED ADOPTIONS for all shelter pets.
  • All interested adopters can find more details online at

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s “Empty the Shelters” event is the largest funded adoption event in the country. With a goal of encouraging more families to choose adoption, this lifesaving effort has helped more than 190,000 pets find loving homes since 2016. As BISSELL Pet Foundation’s largest program, a total of 687 animal welfare organizations in 49 states and Canada have participated throughout the years. During BISSELL Pet Foundation’s “Empty the Shelters” quarterly national events, an average of 1,225 shelter pets are adopted each day.  

"Our nation’s animal shelters are facing an overcrowding crisis unlike anything we have experienced in more than a decade. The devastating increase in owner surrenders and stray intakes has left tens of thousands of socialized, house-trained, and leash-trained pets desperate to find a home," said Cathy Bissell, Founder of BISSELL Pet Foundation. "Our Fall National ‘Empty the Shelters' will support the adoption of thousands of pets across the country, helping shelters in this critical time. Opening your home to a shelter pet saves a life and creates space to give another pet a chance."

League City Animal Care has participated in several Empty the Shelters events since 2021 which have been very successful. During our most recent Empty the Shelters event in July, 235 pets were adopted!

“Our community loves to adopt during the Empty the Shelters event and we always see a fantastic increase in pets finding their new families during the events!,” said Lynette Bodmer, Community Outreach Coordinator at League City Animal Care. “We are so appreciative of this fantastic opportunity provided by the BISSELL Pet Foundation, especially now as we are at critical capacity in our canine kennels. We invite our community to visit during this event and take advantage of the waived fees!”

Adoption is a lifetime commitment. BISSELL Pet Foundation and League City Animal Care urge families to do their research about the pet they are interested in adopting, as well as adoption requirements. For more information on adopting or donating to “Empty the Shelters,” visit as well as


About BISSELL Pet Foundation:

BISSELL Pet Foundation is a charitable 501©(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help reduce the number of animals in shelters through pet adoption, spay/neuter programs, microchipping, and crisis and disaster response. Founded in 2011 by Cathy Bissell, BPF is an extension of her long-standing love for animals and commitment to their welfare. BPF has since partnered with 6,000 shelters and rescues across the U.S. and Canada to help pets find loving homes. The foundation is supported by generous donors and BISSELL Homecare, Inc., where every purchase saves pets. To learn more, visit

About League City Animal Care:

League City Animal Care is here to serve our community and provide a safe and nurturing environment for each animal that comes through our doors. We are the only municipal no-kill animal shelter in Galveston County. Our services range from stray animal intake and medical treatment to training programs and humane education. We also provide animal protection services, including animal welfare checks, noise complaints, injured wildlife calls, and more. Our Animal Protection Officers serve to protect both human and animal life. LCAC is able to provide animals with quality care because of our dedicated staff and a community that is committed to supporting us by volunteering, adopting, and donating.

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