Adoption fair – An alliance of animal rescue groups will hold a Fall adoption fair Saturday and Sunday in Colorado Springs. They will offer animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses.
The fair, at Petco, 3060 N. Powers Blvd., will take place Saturday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 6 p.m. Dreampower Animal Rescue, Best Friends Animal Society of Kanab, Utah, and Saint Animal Rescue are sponsoring the event.
Other rescue groups in the alliance and at the adoption fair include: All Breed Rescue, Colorado Pit Bull Rescue (Sunday), Colorado Reptile Rescue (Saturday), Dalmatian Rescue, 9 Lives, Pet Project, Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, Rocky Mountain Siamese Rescue, Ruby Ranch Horse Rescue and Scottie Rescue.
Dreampower Animal Rescue will conduct a microchip clinic on site both days. Microchipping costs $25 per pet, but if you bring proof that your pet was adopted from Dreampower, you’ll receive a $5 discount.
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New store – Chuck & Don’s pet food outlet opened its fifth store in the metro Denver area over the weekend. The new Lakewood store at 1535 S. Kipling Parkway joins stores in Denver, Centennial. Littleton and Aurora. The stores host rescue groups, informational classes and other public events.
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