EVENTS FOR PETS
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Empty the shelters: until August 31, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Individuals can adopt any dog or cat for $10. 336-578-0343.
Raffles for Rescues benefiting the Triad SPCA: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 11, Bender’s Tavern, 4517 W. Market St., Greensboro. Tickets can be purchased on the website, attendance is not required to win. The first prize is $1,000. Other prices range from $300 to $50. www.triadspca.org.
Wellness Clinic: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Saturday, RCSPCA Building, 300 W. Bailey St., Asheboro. Wellness checkups, skin and ear checks, heartworm tests, pet weigh-ins, microchips, vaccines, preventative medicine. 704-288-8620 or [email protected]
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Megan Blake Dog Training Classes: 4:30 p.m. Sundays, LeBauer Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Ask questions, learn new canine behaviors. Registration recommended. www.greensborodowntownparks.org/post/group-dog-training.
Volunteer Days: 10 a.m. Sunday, Carolina Veterinary Assistance and Adoption Group, 394 Cook Florist Road, Reidsville. Walk, brush, interact with pets, gardeners are welcome to help out in the community garden. 336-394-4106 or www.cvaag.org.
Low-Cost Rabies Clinic: 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Third Saturday, SPCA of the Triad, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro. www.triadspca.org.
Virtual Adoption Fair: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the third Saturday. With Tailless Cat Rescue, the Triad SPCA, Helping Hands 4 Paws and other local cat adoption groups. Messages come from www.facebook.com/richard.partridge.332but are tagged so that they appear on the individual rescues page. www.facebook.com/pg/taillesscarescue/community/.
Adoption Fair: 12-3 p.m. Saturdays, PetSmart, 1206 Bridford Parkway, Greensboro. With Juliet’s House Animal Rescue. [email protected]
Cat adoptions: Sheets Pet Clinic, 809 Chimney Rock Court, Greensboro. $100 for a cat 6 months or older; $150 for two adoptees together in the same household, 6 months or more. $125 for each kitten, $200 for two kittens adopted at the same time. Fees include neutering, microchipping, feline leukemia and/or feline immunodeficiency virus testing, current and age-appropriate vaccinations, FeLV vaccinations for kittens, flea treatment and deworming. All adoptees receive an “exit exam” from a veterinarian before returning home. Every cat or kitten adopted by Sheets Pet Clinic receives half-price vaccinations for the rest of their life, if brought in for annual wellness checkups. Each cat gets one month free pet insurance. Also, adoption fairs, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. [email protected] or www.sheetspetclinic.com.
SPCA of the Triad: Open for adoptions 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro. Submit an adoption request and wait for the approval email. www.triadspca.org, www.facebook.com/TriadSPCA, www.instagram.com/spca_of_the_triad/. Funds are needed for the SPCA’s new 9,000 square foot, $3 million facility which will house more than twice as many homeless animals as the current shelter.