Six-year-old Katey Callagy loves her new dog Blue that her grandfather Larry got for her at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center's Clear the Shelters event on Saturday. All adoption fees were waived in an effort to find as many homes as possibles for the pets in their care.

The Bakersfield Animal Care Center will waive adoption fees on Saturday at their  annual Clear the Shelters Adoption event. 

The adoption event will take place at 201 S. Mount Vernon Ave. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to the Bakersfield Police Department.  

The center will not be able to take in any stray or confined animals unless it's a medical emergency. Animal intake will resume on Tuesday, according to BPD. 

For more information call 661-832-7387 or visit

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Fram Smith

Julie Johnson is one of my heroes ; along with all the people who have selflessly volunteered to make this event happen. It is really going to

" upset the apple cart " when I bring home an older fixed cat , that can join my other two fixed outdoor kitties that are already on vermin patrol . I'm sure they will all be fast friends.


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