MEDIA ALERT… MEDIA ALERT… MEDIA ALERT CHANGE A PET’S LIFE DAY OFFERS FREE PET ADOPTIONS First 10 Pet Adoptions Free on January 24 at Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter and Humane Society of Williamson County th WHAT: On January 24 , Hill’s Science Diet will partner with The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter and the Humane Society of Williamson County for Change a Pet’s Life Day, a national free adoption drive to help transform the lives of shelter cats and dogs by giving them a second chance for love. Hill’s Science Diet will cover the adoption fees for the first 10 pet adoptions at each participating location. Shelter pets have many challenges to overcome and need our help to change their lives for the better. Pet lovers eager to open their hearts and homes to a shelter pet will also receive a starter kit that includes free Science Diet pet food and tips to give their adopted cat or dog the best start in their new life. A complete list of participating shelters across the country can be found by visiting www.feedingisbelieving.com. Everyone can get involved and help transform the life of a cat or dog by visiting www.feedingisbelieving.com for the chance to have $5,000 donated to a shelter of your choice in your name. WHEN: Saturday, January 24, 2009, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter 1855 SE Inner Loop Georgetown, TX 78626 To reach the shelter from IH-35, take Exit 259 and go east two miles. The shelter is located on the north side of the road just east of FM 1460. Humane Society of Williamson County 10930 E. Crystal Falls Parkway Leander, TX 78641 WHY: According to the Humane Society of United States (HSUS), each year 6-8 million cats and dogs enter animal shelters in the United States. Shelter pets overcome many challenges and are in need of loving homes. Hill’s Science Diet is currently the largest corporate sponsor of shelters in the U.S, providing well over 1,000 shelter partners with free, high quality nutritious food they need to help their pets get healthy soon and adopted faster. To date, Hill’s Science Diet has donated over $100 million dollars worth of food and helped millions of cats and dogs get adopted. MEDIA OP: Interviews with shelter representatives who can discuss heartwarming pet stories and introduce many of the amazing cats and dogs still waiting for loving homes. CONTACT: David Abrams (212) 798-9521 (email@example.com) WHAT ELSE: For more information, visit www.wilcopets.org or http://www.hswc.net/.