The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will not accept owner turn-ins of cats or dogs until further notice as many recent intakes have once again pushed the shelter’s space to its limits.

Cat trapping is also suspended until further notice as space is tight for both dogs and cats. Just last week, the shelter took in 27 pets for a variety of reasons, although eight were strays that were returned to their owners.

“If you’re thinking of adding a pet to your family, please stop by our shelter soon to see the many wonderful dogs and cats we have waiting for loving homes,” Animal Control Supervisor Arleen Garcia says. “If you’d be willing to foster, let us know and we can work with you to get started!”

Dogs are available for a reduced adoption fee of $50, while the cat adoptions are $50 as usual. The adoption fees include sterilization, the first set of vaccinations, a complete physical exam, a City dog license, and a microchip implant at no additional charge.

The shelter recently extended its hours during the week. The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. It is located at 6799 E. Highway 90. For more information, call the shelter at (520) 458-4151.