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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 Updated: October 24, 2017 at 4:15 am
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ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 9690 Prominent Point. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.

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.

Second Chance Animal Rescue Foundation - For dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; secondchance-arf.petfinder.com.

SLV Animal Welfare Society - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 587-9663, woof@slvaws.org.

Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 9835 Prominent Point; 495-4337, wbars.org.

EVENTS

FRIDAY

Spay-ghetti Dinner and Kids Halloween Costume Contest - To benefit Teller County Regional Animal Shelter, 6-9 p.m., Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave., Woodland Park, $10-$30, free for children younger than 5. Advance tickets: 686-7707, tcrascolorado.com.

NEED HELP?

Harley's Hope Foundation - Provides financial assistance for major veterinary care and behavior-modification services, access to a list of Colorado pet care resources and educational information on preventive pet care and safety: harleys-hopefoundation.org, 495-6083.

AVAILABLE

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?

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - Foster homes needed. Supplies and medical care provided; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Robertson Rescue Ranch - Safe Haven for horses, donkey and mules, monetary and farm equipment donations accepted; robertson.rescue@yahoo.com..

The Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue - Volunteers and foster families needed; rockymountaincockerrescue.org, inquiries@rockymountaincockerrescue.org.

Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Volunteers and foster homes needed, donations of Wal-Mart/Sam's Club gift cards, cat litter, cat/kitten food and blankets being accepted; 213-1127, wbars.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.

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Submit adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com.

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