Four Dogs Saved from Death Row at Memphis Animal Services



Memphis Animal Services (MAS) held a "Yappy Hour" adoption event on Thursday night, at which some dogs were adopted out for a discounted price of $10. MAS usually charges $75 per dog.

The event drew record numbers, and 38 dogs were adopted. As a result, four dogs were pulled from the euthanasia list and moved into the adoption area. The dogs that were saved were on the list to be euthanized for space reasons. Such a move is very uncommon since MAS is typically always overcrowded, according to a city spokesperson.

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.

Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

Add a comment