Annual “Puppies in the Pool” Friend-and-Fund-raiser at Killens Pond State Park, Saturday, September 6, 12 – 2 p.m.

August 27, 2014, Kent County, DE – Killens Pond State Park and First State Animal Center and SPCA are teaming up to sponsor the fun, family-oriented, “Puppies in the Pool,” friend-and-fund-raiser, Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Dogs and their owners are invited for this annual, end-of-season swim at Killens Pond State Park. “Puppies in the Pool” is an annual event sponsored by the park and the First State Animal Center and SPCA.

 Admission fees are the following: park entrance fee of $3 per car and waterpark fee of $7 per dog and owner. Additional owners are $3 each. Leashes, current vaccinations and license required for each dog. Dogs from the FSAC-SPCA will be available for adoption. For further information, call (302) 284-4526, or

The mission of the First State Animal Center and SPCA is twofold: they protect animals from people, by prevention of cruelty and suffering, rescue of the trapped or injured, emergency medical treatment, temporary housing for homeless animals and the reduction of homeless pet overpopulation through targeted spay/neuter and education programs; and they protect people from animals through their commitment  in placing only stable, safe and well-adjusted animals into homes where they will thrive while simultaneously educating the public about responsible pet guardianship.

          Information about the First State Animal Center and SPCA, a non-profit, charitable organization, can be found at 

Adoption Fees Waived for the Month of August