Citing overcrowding, Sugar Land shelter slashes adoption rates

SUGAR LAND, Texas (KTRK) -- The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is slashing adoption rates in order to combat overcrowding.

Through April 30, the shelter is offering a special adoption rate of $55, down from $105. The adoption fee covers vaccinations, spaying and neutering and microchipping.

The shelter, which is built to accommodate 24 dogs, is currently housing 40.

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Before adopting, interested puppy parents can take advantage of the sleepover program, which allows dogs to spend the night at home before an adoption commitment is made.

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