Jaimel Blajszczak, Townsquare Media

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is offering discounts on adopting dogs and cats to try to reduce the number of animals being housed at the shelter.

Spokeswoman Nicki Rose says the shelter is offering 40 percent discounts on animals over the age of six months and under ten years. There are additional discounts above 40 percent for ''Senior" animals. classified as those over the age of ten.

Rose says all animals adopted from the shelter have their shots and have been microchipped  and spayed or neutered.

She says the special promotion is going on until May 13.