More Animal Shelters Holding Black (Fur) Friday Adoption Promotions

(RIP Chico Quirk)

(RIP Chico Quirk)

One of our favorite Black Friday trends that’s been spreading across the country is the animal shelter doorbuster: that is, busting adoptable animals out from behind animal shelter doors and into new and loving homes. The promos use the idea of “Black Friday” to push pets with black and white fur to create super-cuddly sale events where adoption fees are waived.

This year, the event even has a corporate sponsor: accessories and apparel seller Zappos is sponsoring adoption fees at Best Friends Animal Society shelters and other affiliated shelters and rescues across the country.


Here’s a selection of promos you’ll find across the country:

Bonnie Hays Small Animal Shelter, Hillsboro, OR: $10 adoption fees on all cats that are black or black and white.
BrightSide Animal Center, Redmond, OR: They’re calling it a “cuddlebuster” special, with 50% off all cats and dogs with black or mostly-black fur.
Clark County Humane Society, Neillsville, WI: No adoption fees on any cats or dogs through Monday, November 30. Sponsored by Zappos.
HumaneCNY, Liverpool, NY: Adoption fees waived Friday and Saturday for cats and dogs over 1 year old.
Idaho Humane Society, Boise, ID: 50% off adoption fees until noon, and 25% off from noon to 6 PM.

Humane Society of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Opening an hour early; adoptions will be free for some pets during that “doorbuster” hour. Half off regular price for the rest of the day.
Jacksonville Humane Society, Beach Boulevard, FL: No adoption fees Friday through Saturday; other fees like dog licenses may apply.
SBK Animal Shelter, Blountville and Kingsport, TN: $20 off adoption fees on black cats and dogs.
Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter, Georgetown, TX: No adoption fees on any cats or dogs through Monday, November 30. Sponsored by Zappos.

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