9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.
Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.
New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.
SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3060 N. Powers Blvd.; 541-3099, saintanimalrescue.org.
SLV Animal Welfare Society - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 587-9663, email@example.com.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3050 N. Powers Blvd.; 266-1224, wbars.org.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 13 AND 20
Pet Night with Santa - 6-8 p.m., The Citadel, 750 Citadel Drive East; shopthecitadel.com.
Pictures with Santa Paws -10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Road, $7 per picture. Registration: 520-6387.
MONDAY AND DEC. 11
Pet Photos with Santa - 6-8 p.m., Chapel Hills Mall, 1710 Briargate Blvd.; tinyurl.com/y8l6jcw5.
Holiday-themed Tea & Biscuits - To benefit Harley's Hope Foundation, 1:3-4 p.m., Black Forest Community Center, 12530 Black Forest Road, $12-$18. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/ydf8m5dr.
Adopt a Shelter Pet license plates - $80 one-time fee for new or replacement plates in addition to other taxes and fees, $25 renewal fee. Part of funds benefit the Pet Overpopulation Fund; colorado.gov.
LOOKING TO HELP?
Breeder Release Adoption Service - Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Happy Cats Haven - Volunteer cleaners and adoption help needed as well as donations of Costco, grocery and office supply gift cards; gently used cat equipment; 362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
Robertson Rescue Ranch - Safe Haven for horses, donkey and mules, monetary and farm equipment donations accepted; firstname.lastname@example.org..
The Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue - Volunteers and foster families needed; rockymountaincockerrescue.org.
WHAT TO DO IF?
If you are the victim of an animal bite, your pet runs away, or you find a stray animal, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 473-1741. To list a found pet or look for a lost one, check found pets at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region or go to hsppr.org.
Submit adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: email email@example.com.