Utica, NY (WIBX) - October is "National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month" and the Stevens-Swan Humane Society is offering reduced rates for dog adoptions. For the rest of the month, prospective owners will receive a $50 discount if they adopt one of their shelter dogs, the fee includes spay or neuter surgery, first shots and flea treatment. Vaccination against rabies and a food starter kit are also included.

This discount does not apply to puppy adoptions.

The Stevens-Swan Humane Society is located on Horatio Street, North Utica- just past theRiverside Center, off Rt. 12-North.