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Hempstead Town animal shelter open Sundays for adoptions

The Hempstead Town Animal Shelter. (Jan. 26, 2011)

The Hempstead Town Animal Shelter. (Jan. 26, 2011) (Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

Hempstead Town’s animal shelter is now open for adoptions on Sundays.

The shelter, located at 3320 Beltagh Ave. in Wantagh, will be open for adoptions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, town officials said in a statement.

Thursday hours will also be extended to 8 p.m., officials said.

“We are confident that residents will greatly benefit from the Animal Shelter being open on Sundays,” shelter director Cindy Iacopella said in a statement.

The shelter’s new adoption schedule will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and noon to 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

The shelter’s office hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
 

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