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Dog Days on the Downtown Greenway: 5-7 p.m. June 16, LoFi Park, 500 N. Eugene St., Greensboro. Splash stations, dog beer and frosty paw ice cream, raffle and more. For ages 21 and over. ll[email protected] or https://www.doggosparkandpub.com/.
Foster Pet Open House: 4-6 p.m. June 26, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Interactive host family meet-and-greet party for two- and four-legged friends. June is National Pet Month. Placement prevents euthanasia. burlingtonnc.gov/pets.
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]
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.
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Adoption Fair: 12-3 p.m. Saturdays, PetSmart, 2641 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. With Triad Independent Cat Rescue. Visit www.triadcat.org or email meowmire.yahoo.com.
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. The posts are from www.facebook.com/richard.partridge.332, but are tagged to 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 vaccinations at half price 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.