WESTAMPTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – These are “the dog days of summer,” and in response, a New Jersey animal shelter is reducing adoption rates during the month of August.

The Burlington County Animal Shelter will be offering the special, aptly being called the “Cat and Dog Days of Summer,” throughout the month.

Adoptable dogs will be just $40, and cat adoption fees will be just $20. Dogs are regularly $75 and cats are $20.

The shelter is located behind the Burlington County Library on Academy Drive off of Woodlane Road in Westampton Township. For more information, call 609-265-5073.

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