RIVERSIDE COUNTY (CBSLA.com) — More than 170 animals — mostly dogs and cats — were adopted at two Riverside County animal shelters Saturday.
Professional groomers volunteered their time, services and products to primp and shampoo the pets so they could look their best and find forever homes.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
They called it a “SPAw” day.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
The dog photographed in this article had never been groomed before and the groomer reports, “[His hair had] a lot of matting. We’re trying to keep his coat as long and cute as possible. He was terrified of the water at first.”
The all-day adoption event was held at the Western Riverside County/City Animal Shelter in Jurupa Valley and the Coachella Velley Animal Campus in Thousand Palms.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
To see some of the dogs being groomed, click here.