Lake County Animal Shelter Hosts Stars Wars Themed Adoption Event


May the fur be with you! The Lake County Animal Shelter will host its second annual Star Wars-themed adoption event on May 11 dubbed “May the Fur be with you.”  Hosted at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, this fun-filled event offers families pet adoptions at no cost all day and will feature Star Wars characters from 11 a.m. to 2:30 pm., including special guests from the 501st Makaze Squad who will be available for photos.


“Everyone had a blast at our Star Wars event last year and we are thrilled to have the 501st join us again to promote pet adoption,” said shelter director Whitney Boylston.

To find out more about the Lake County Animal Shelter, or to adopt or volunteer, stop by the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, call 352-343-9688 or visit For the most up-to-date information and photos of adoptable animals, follow the shelter on Facebook at and Twitter at