Who Wants to Adopt a Furry Friend for $17.76?

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This dude deserves some independence!
Here's how you can make July Fourth's fireworks even more spectacular: enjoy them with a new furry friend.

And here's how you can get said friend on the cheap: go to Citizens for Animal Protection July 1-7, and adopt a dog or cat for a patriotic $17.76. Huzzah!

The special price includes vaccinations, deworming, heartworm/feline leukemia testing, microchip, I.D. tag, obedience training coupon and a free vet health exam.

The shelter is closed July 4, of course, but get there from 1pm-7pm (Sun-Tue) or 11am-7pm (Wed-Sat) to find just the right critter for you. Think of it as signing your own Declaration of IndePAWdence -- HEY-OH!

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