Adoption Fee-Waived Weekend, December Specials at Humane Society Calumet Area

Highland, Ind. (December 1, 2014) — Humane Society Calumet Area is celebrating the holiday season with specials throughout the month and an adoption fee-waived weekend.

HSCA’s Adoption Center will host a weekend with extended hours, featuring adoption fees waived for animals, Dec. 19-21.

The adoption special is open to the public and the event takes place with extended hours from noon to 7 p.m. all three days at the shelter located at 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

All adoptions require an approved application and standard adoption procedures apply. Some exclusions and additional fees may apply.

Throughout the month of December, each HSCA subsidiary organization will offer special discounts and contests:
-Each adopter will receive a commemorative ornament.
-HSCA’s Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic will be spreading holiday cheer to three lucky animals. Enter your pet’s holiday wish by emailing [email protected] with your pet’s wish, a telephone number and a brief story (no more than 100 words). Wishes can include a bag of food, spaying/neutering, grooming or other general medical needs. Submissions are due by Dec. 17.
-Receive a 25% off coupon with the donation of a giving tree item at HSCA’s Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave, Highland, Ind.
-HSCA’s Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (MRWRC) is hosting a winter photo contest. Capture a photo of wildlife in snowy scenery and submit it for a chance to win a MRWRC mug and t-shirt. For contest details, visit

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About Humane Society Calumet Area
Founded by concerned citizen Miss Evelyn Sweitzer in 1941, Humane Society Calumet Area aims to lead the community in the humane treatment of animals by providing vital community services. In 2013, more than 1,500 homeless animals found homes through HSCA and many lost animals were reunited with their families. Additional HSCA services include spay and neuter surgeries for families with financial hardship at Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic, pet therapy teams that visit nursing homes and assisted living facilities, a humane education team that teaches local children about pet safety and compassion, and rehabilitation for wildlife at Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.