Residents of the Historic Triangle looking for a new furry friend can head over to Tractor Supply Co. in Norge this weekend, where animals from the Virginia Greyhound Rescue, Southeastern Virginia German Shepherd Rescue and New Kent Humane Society will be waiting to find new homes.
As part of Pet Appreciation Week, Tractor Supply Co. is putting on an all-day event Saturday that will include pet adoptions, demonstrations on pet nutrition, drawings for gift cards to pet supply stores and giveaways of pet supplies.
Fox Wire Farm will also be on site with alpacas.
Prospective pet owners can also get information about new animal companion, including how to provide the proper nutrition, how to care for your pet and the importance of spaying and neutering.
Additionally, the store will be having sales on its in-house brand of pet food “4Health” as well as pet toys and supplies.
“There’s a vast number of healthy dogs and cats just waiting to be adopted, and Pet Appreciation Week is our chance to help these pets find homes,” said Heather Lutz, manager of the Williamsburg Tractor Supply store.
Tractor Supply Co. is located on Norge Lane in James City County. This event begins at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public.