The seventh annual Summit County Adopt-A-Thon will be Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Division of Animal Control, 250 Opportunity Parkway in downtown Akron.  The event is sponsored by Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise.

Dogs and cats will be made available for adoption for  $10 per animal.  The animals will be fully vetted and ready to be taken home that day. Those who adopt a dog will be required to purchase a Summit County dog license for $18.  

Feel free to bring dog or cat food for the animals housed at the shelter.  For more information, contact the Summit County Division of Animal Control at 330-643-2845.