COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY AND HOW THEY’RE PREPARING FOR THE BIG ADOPTION DRIVE THIS WEEKEND.. BRI CLARK WAS IN RITCHIE COUNTY AND HAS MORE… 0:00 -NAT SOUND- BRI – THE RITCHIE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY IS PREPARING FOR THE NATIONWIDE, CLEAR THE SHELTERS EVENT THIS SATURDAY.. THE EVENT ALOWS WAIVED OR REDUCE ADOPTION FEES FOR ONE DAY ONLY SO THEY CAN MAKE ROOM FOR ANIMALS IN NEED. WATSON- “We just hope we can continue to have people bring those unwanted animals. We don’t want them thrown to the side of the road or left some place in a box, we want them so we can nurture them, make them better, and find them wonderful, nurturing homes.” BRI- WATSON HAS WORKED AT THE HUMANE SOCIETY FOR EIGHT YEARS AND HAS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HER HEART FOR THESE UNWANTED PETS.. WATSON- “It is my passion and I believe it is right where I’m supposed to be right now in my life, to make life better for the animals of Ritchie County.” BRI- BEFORE ADOPTING A PET AT THE EVENT THIS SATURDAY.. ALL SHELTERS DO REQUIRE APPLICATIONS TO MAKE SURE THEIR ANIMALS ARE PLACED IN A SAFE HOME.. WATSON- “We do have an application that we make everybody do. It’s name, address, phone number, how many animals do you have, um, who your veterinarian is, and we call the veterinarians, we make sure that the animals that you have in your home are up to date on their vaccinations.” BRI- THE RITCHIE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY WILL BE OPEN THIS SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M. UNTIL 3 P.M THIS SATURDAY.. AND WELCOMES VOLUNTEERS OUT TO HELP IN ANYWAY THEY CAN. REPORTING FOR 12 NEWS IN RITCHIE COUNTY. I’M BRI CLARK MARISA FOR A FULL LIST OF LOCAL SHELTERS PARTICIPATING IN SATURDAY’S NATIONAL CLEAR THE SHELTERS EVENT, HEAD TO WBOY DOT COM! MARISA SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW…IS THE DAILY J! AND THERE’S NO GAME LIKE JEOPARDY! SEE IT TONIGHT AT 7:00 ON WBOY.