Pooch Playoffs National Competition and Fundraiser — Photo session offered by Karen Conrad Photography for $99, which will be donated to Victory Service Dogs, includes a keepsake canvas tote bag with photo and a good bag of treats, through Sunday. Dogs will be entered into local competition, with prizes awarded and final winner moving onto national competition. Appointments: 719-210-3651,

Everybunny Say "Cheese" Easter Photo Fundraiser — To benefit Harley's Hope Foundation, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1, Gold Hill Mesa Community Center, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive, Suite 120. Tickets:

Fur Ball — To benefit Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 6-9:30 p.m. April 22, DoubleTree hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $200. Reservations:


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:, 719-495-6083.


Safe Place for Pets — Finding homes for pets of terminally ill owners. For information on rehoming pets or to find available pets for adoption, call 719-359-0201 or go to

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;


9 Lives Rescue — Foster homes needed. Supplies and medical care provided; 719-591-4640;

Breeder Release Adoption Service — Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted;

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 accepted; 719-362-4600,

Rescued Hearts Unique Boutique — Proceeds benefit local animal rescues, 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway; 719-466-9797,

Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue — Volunteers and fosters needed;


If an animal bites you, your pet runs away or you find a stray, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 719-473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to

Email adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: