By CARLOTTA OLSON
Yappy Hour — To benefit Teller County Regional Animal Shelter, 2-5 p.m., Woodland Country Lodge Pub and Patio Bar, 734 U.S. 24, Woodland Park, $5-$10; tcrascolorado.org.
Dog Jog — To benefit National Mill Dog Rescue, noon-4 p.m., 5335 JD Johnson Road, Peyton, $35. Tickets: tinyurl.com/y58ph2xc.
Halloween Hiss-teria Purebred and Household Cat Show — To benefit Garden of the Cats, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13, Play it Again Sports, 5025 N. Academy Blvd., $5, $10 for family of four, $5 for military and seniors, free for ages 2 and younger; gardenofthe cats.com/page27.html.
9-Lives Rescue Inc. — Cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Look What the Cat Brought In — 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.
New Hope Rescue Inc. — Dogs and cats, noon-3 p.m. Saturday, New Hope Rescue Adoption Center, 3109 N. Hancock Ave.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.
Saint Animal Rescue — 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 — 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary — Noon-4 p.m. Saturday , Petco, 9835 Prominent Point; 495-4337, wbars.org.
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.
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?
Robertson Rescue Ranch — Safe haven for horses, donkey and mules, monetary and farm equipment donations accepted; email@example.com.
WHAT TO DO IF?
If an animal bites you, your pet runs away, or you find a stray, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to hsppr.org.
Email adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org.