FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Hundreds of pets in North Texas now have a family to spend the holidays with.
The Fort Worth Animal Shelter teamed up with the Humane Society of North Texas to host a mega adoption event at the Will Rogers Coliseum this weekend.READ MORE: Tarrant County Issues Warning About Expedited Passport Scams
And in just two days, 400 animals were adopted out.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Dallas, Woman In Custody
HSNT spokesperson Cassie Lackey said it’s amazing to see so many pets going home for the holidays.
“Overpopulation right now is an epidemic in our area, and it has not slowed down over the winter months,” Lackey said.MORE NEWS: Democratic State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Wants Special Session On Funding Of Texas Border Wall
In the future, both organizations are hoping to host the Mega Adoption Event at least twice a year.