National Adoptathon event to be held in Kirksville

(Raven Brown/KTVO)

Looking to add to the family? What about a pet!

The 2017 Adoptathon will take place this Saturday. It is a national event taking place in Kirksville to try to find as many homes for pets as possible.

Field of Dreams in Kirksville and the Adair County Humane Society will be bringing all the pets to the event.

"It's extremely important to find pets homes, all these little pets they don't have places to go and I think that hopefully we'll be able to find a lot of homes for pets," said Petsense Store Manager Lucy Bowe.

Anyone is welcome to attend. It will be located at Petsense in Kirksville Saturday, May 13 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

So far, there have been around 20 adoptions.

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