The cages at Winnebago County Animals Services in Rockford, Illinois are at 'maximum critical capacity" right now so the shelter is hosting a discounted adoption event to clear as many cages as possible.

Animal Shelters at Critical Capacity

It's a sad story that repeats itself all too often; animal shelters all across the nation find themselves with too many pets and not enough room to house them. If you've never visited an animal shelter before, I must warn you it can be very disheartening.

Seeing so many lovable dogs and cats staring at me behind the bars of a cage just willing someone to adopt them breaks my heart every single time.

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So many animals end up in shelters due to no fault of their own, and I promise you there are few feelings as great as rescuing an animal and knowing you are giving them a second chance at love!

Winnebago County Animal Services is at 'Dangerous' Capacity Levels

When I saw Winnebago County Animal Services post on social media that they are "completely out of space for dogs and need your help", I knew this was no time to mess around.

If you have ever considered adopting a pet, or more importantly, a dog at Winnebago County Animal Services before, NOW is the time to do it. Here's why;

In the past week we have taken in 126 animals - around 60 of who are dogs. We are above capacity with every transfer door down , meaning dogs only have half of the space that they should have, and pets will be at risk if we cannot make space.

PETS WILL BE AT RISK?!? I don't know about you, but that statement makes me incredibly worried!

Here are just a few of the dogs you can adopt for just $10 at Winnebago County Animal Services right now...

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Winnebago County Animal Services

Are you really going to say no to all of those adorable faces? I sure hope not! Find out more about Winnebago County Animal Services' $10 dog adoption event and fill out an adoption application now at

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