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BOISE -- The Idaho Humane Society is experiencing some of their highest pet population numbers, and it's putting strain on the shelter. And once again, they are looking to the public to help alleviate the crowded kennels and adopt.

The shelter hosted a back-to-school special on Saturday, since the summer and fall seasons historically bring some of the highest numbers of stray animals.

All of the regular adoption fees for dogs will be reduced by 50 percent off and all cat adoption fees will be only five dollars.

It feels really great, because just knowing where they would be if you weren't to get them is really heartbreaking, Carly Keith, a potential adopter. I grew up volunteering here and it's just really nice to be at a place in my life where I am able to fully adopt an animal.

On Sunday, dozens of cats and kittens currently being cared for in foster homes will also be at the shelter, ready to meet adopters. For more information on the Idaho Humane Society, click here.

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