Get a puppy while grocery shopping as Kroger hosts pet adoption event

Head to one of these Kroger stores from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday

Left: Puppies RIGHT: A customer exits a Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss., Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (2020 AP)

ROANOKE, Va. – Watermelon, hamburgers, buns and a puppy.

On Saturday, July 18, at some Kroger stores, you’ll be able to cross all four of those items off your list in one stop.

Rain or shine, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. the following Kroger stores will take part in the “Dog and Cat Days of Summer” pet adoption event:

  • 915 Hardy Rd., Vinton, VA 24179
  • 4488 Electric Road, Roanoke, VA 24018
  • 3971 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, VA 24018
  • 3970 Valley Gateway Blvd., Roanoke, VA 24012
  • 7805 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Kroger is teaming up with some local shelters that will have informational tables in front of store locations, most with adoptable pets available on-site.

At each event, shelter representatives will hand out coupon booklets and samples from program partners. 

Coupon items include various dog and cat food items available in-store.

Additionally, the Kroger store on North Franklin Street in Christiansburg will host pet adoption event on Saturday, July 25, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.