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, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldog rescue.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.; newhope rescue.homestead.com.

Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 16086 Jackson Creek Parkway, Monument; rockymountaincocker rescue.org.

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, woof @slvaws.org.

Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary - Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3050 N. Powers Blvd.; 266-1224, wbars.org.

AVAILABLE

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 359-0201, go to safeplacepets.org.

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-hope foundation.org, 495-6083.

LOOKING TO HELP?

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

Breeder Release Adoption Service - Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.

Happy Cats Haven - Donations of Swheat Scoop cat liter, Costco and Office Depot gift certificates, new or slightly-used covered litter boxes and any other types of cat litter, cat food and blankets/towels needed; 635-5000.

St. Paws - Donations of money, gently used household goods, clothes, pet supplies, and more accepted, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays at St. Paws Thrift Store, 3275 E. Platte Ave. Donations benefit organizations that serve abandoned, neglected or abused animals; Vicki Doerfler, 597-3647.

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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