Adoptions free at DeKalb animal shelter Saturday. Here are the details

Sisters Ella, 7, and Arrington Boggs 5, interact with Seth, a shorthair mixed kitty at the shelter. DeKalb County officials, animal advocates and members of the public attend the opening of the county's new $12 million DeKalb animal shelter on last month. KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC
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Sisters Ella, 7, and Arrington Boggs 5, interact with Seth, a shorthair mixed kitty at the shelter. DeKalb County officials, animal advocates and members of the public attend the opening of the county's new $12 million DeKalb animal shelter on last month. KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC

Credit: KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC

Credit: KENT D. JOHNSON / AJC

On Saturday, DeKalb County Animal Services will join more than 700 shelters across the country for the national “Clear the Shelters” fee-waived adoption event.

Along with the waived fees, the animals adopted will be spayed or neutered, microchipped and vaccinated at no charge, the county said in a news release. All adopters will also receive coupons for $200 in veterinary services from VIP Petcare.

The shelter is located at 3280 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee.

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