By Chris Fish
BREVARD - The SPCA of Brevard Adoption Center in Titusville will give residents a sneak peek to the "future" of animal adoption centers.
On Saturday, Aug. 2, residents are invited to "take a peek" at the organization's new adoption center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. before it officially opens to the public.
"We are not your grandfather's animal shelter," said Susan Naylor, a spokeswoman for the SPCA. "We would like to invite the public to see what the future of animal welfare will look like and why we feel that this environment will encourage more people to adopt from our shelter."
This new, larger facility, located at 6035 Sisson Road in Titusville, is intended to expand the organization's operation and its ability to care for more animals in need.
While the organization is remaining tight-lipped about the new features of the facility, with this new adoption center, along with the two satellite cat adoption centers in the Melbourne Square and Merritt Square Malls, more than 2,000 animals will find homes this year, a spokeswoman said.
"This is an opportunity for the public to get a look at part of what we do for homeless animals in Brevard by having the chance to preview our new adoption center before we officially open the doors," said Terri Scott, Public Relations director for the SPCA of Brevard, in a statement issued to the press.
Ms. Naylor said that the public can expect to see a state-of-the-art facility, which has been in development since November of last year, after three years of searching for the perfect location.
"This center is the culmination of years of effort to raise funding and develop the supporter base to justify an investment of this magnitude," Ms. Naylor said. "We feel this building represents the faith that our community has shown in our organization and our goals to make Brevard a no-kill county."
The "sneak peek" of the new adoption center will be on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6035 Sisson Road in Titusville.
For more information, contact Teris Scott at (321) 267-8221, Ext. 246, or Susan Naylor at (321) 501-7696.