Animal programs

Contra Costa Animal Services offers free adoptions until July 31

Promotion offered through the Bissell Pet Foundation’s July Empty the Shelter campaign

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be offering free adoptions of all animals through July 31 as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation”Empty the shelter” adoption campaign. The purpose of this promotion is to find loving homes for homeless animals in Contra Costa County.

Through this partnership with the Bissell Pet Foundation, CCAS will join 110 shelters in 22 different states offering free and discounted adoptions to adopt as many pets as possible before the end of the month.

“To end the problem of homeless pets for good, everyone across the country needs to understand that there are beautiful, dignified animals in shelters who should be the first choice when bringing a pet into your home. home,” said Cathy Bissell, founder of the Bissell Pet Foundation. . “You will get the most loving pet that will literally change your life because they are so grateful to be loved. I want everyone to know that they can be part of the solution if they adopt a pet in shelter.

The Free Adoption Special includes most costs associated with adopting an animal, including adoption fees, neutering, microchipping and vaccinations (average cost of adoption is between $104 and $284). $25 license fee may apply.

Interested adopters can take advantage of this free adoption promotion by visiting the CCAS Martinez Adoption Center to meet our animals and adopt their new family member. To view the animals available online, please visit

About Bissell Pet Foundation:

BISSELL Pet Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to help reduce the number of animals in shelters through pet adoption, sterilization, microchipping and foster care. Founded in 2011 by Cathy Bissell, BPF is an extension of her lifelong love for animals and her commitment to their well-being. The foundation is supported by generous donors and BISSELL Homecare, Inc. Up to $25 for each pet product purchased helps fund the foundation’s mission.