According to the SPCA, when adoptions went virtual in March, it was more difficult for some dogs to get noticed.
"Without the chance to make face-to-face connections, 12 dogs have been left without families for months on end," the SPCA said in a news release.
As a result, the SPCA has launched a "12 Strays of the Holidays" promotion, reducing adoption fees for the 12 dogs by 50%. Each dog will also come with a stocking to open with his or her new family.
The reduced adoption fee of $47.50 includes a spay/neuter surgery, deworming, heartworm testing, basic canine vaccines and a microchip.
The SPCA on Petfinder Lane in Raleigh is open by appointment only.
Hundreds of dogs need homes in NC
Many shelters are operating by appointment only, so it's up to adopters to search for adoptable animals online and contact their local shelters.
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