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Clean the shelters: August 1-31, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Individuals can adopt any dog or cat for $10. 336-578-0343.
Raffles for rescues: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 11, Bender’s Tavern, 4517 W. Market St., Greensboro. Triad SPCA Benefits. Tickets can be purchased on the website, attendance is not required to win. The first prize is $1,000. Other prices range from $300 to $50. www.triadspca.org.
Wellness Clinic: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. second Saturday, RCSPCA Building, 300 W. Bailey St., Asheboro. Wellness checkups, skin and ear checks, heartworm tests, pet weigh-ins, microchips, vaccines, preventative medicine. 704-288-8620 or [email protected]
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Megan Blake Dog Training Classes: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, LeBauer Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Ask questions, learn new canine behaviors. Registration recommended. www.greensborodowntownparks.org/post/group-dog-training.
Volunteer days: 10 a.m. Sunday, Carolina Veterinary and Adoption Assistance Group, 394 Cook Florist Road, Reidsville. Walk, brush, interact with pets, gardeners are welcome to help out in the community garden. 336-394-4106 or www.cvaag.org.
Low Cost Rabies Clinic: noon-2 p.m. Third Saturday, Triad SPCA, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro. www.triadspca.org.
Virtual Adoption Fair: 11am-3pm third Saturday. With Tailless Cat Rescue, the Triad SPCA, Helping Hands 4 Paws and other local cat adoption groups. Messages come from www.facebook.com/richard.partridge.332but are tagged so that they appear on the individual rescues page. www.facebook.com/pg/taillesscarescue/community.
Adoption Fair: 12-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 1206 Bridford Parkway, Greensboro. With Juliet’s House Animal Rescue. [email protected]
Cat adoptions: Sheets Pet Clinic, 809 Chimney Rock Court, Greensboro. $100 for a cat 6 months or older; $150 for two adoptees together in the same household, 6 months or more. $125 for each kitten, $200 for two kittens adopted at the same time. Fees include neutering, microchipping, feline leukemia and/or feline immunodeficiency virus testing, current and age-appropriate vaccinations, FeLV vaccinations for kittens, flea treatment and deworming. All adoptees receive an “exit exam” from a veterinarian before returning home. Every cat or kitten adopted by Sheets Pet Clinic receives vaccinations at half price for the rest of their life, if brought in for annual wellness checkups. Each cat gets one month free pet insurance. Also, adoption fairs, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. [email protected] or www.sheetspetclinic.com.
Triad SPCA: Open for adoptions 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro. Submit an adoption request and wait for the approval email. www.triadspca.org, www.facebook.com/TriadSPCA, www.instagram.com/spca_of_the_triad/. Funds are needed for the SPCA’s new 9,000 square foot, $3 million facility which will house more than twice as many homeless animals as the current shelter.