According to MCACC, non-bully breeds spend about four days at the shelter, while bully breeds average a 45-day stay. Miguel said some of the dogs have been there for more than 90 days.
In an effort to help the "bully" breeds get adopted, they have moved "long-timers" into their first three buildings, and starting Wednesday, all adoption fees for those dogs have been waived. Those pups will be available to be taken home for just the $17 licensing fee.
Miguel said the shelter has a Sunday deadline to adopt the animals before they will have to consider other options.
For information on how to adopt, visit MCACC's website, or you can visit the west shelter at 2500 S. 27th Avenue.