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Summer Pet Adoption Special: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through August 14, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Adopt any dog or cat for $ 20. Adoption fees include sterilization and vaccinations. www.BurlingtonNC.gov/pets.
Sip • Savor • Shop • NC: 1 pm to 4 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm September 25, Special Events Center at Greensboro Coliseum. Will feature products from virtually every corner of the state. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the HALO (Helping Animals Live On) project, a no-kill animal shelter and refuge, based in the Carolinas. www.southernvineproductions.com.
Megan Blake Dog Training Class: 4:30 p.m. Sundays, LeBauer Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Ask questions, learn new dog behaviors. Registration recommended. tinyurl.com/yc8wcb56.
Adoption Lounge: Saturday noon to 3 p.m., Petsmart, 2641 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. With Triad Independent Cat Rescue. Visit www.triadcat.org or email meowmire.yahoo.com.
Low Cost Rabies Clinic: Noon-2 p.m. Third Saturday, SPCA of the Triad, 3163 Hines Chapel Road in Greensboro. www.triadspca.org.
Virtual Adoption Fair: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday. With Tailless Cat Rescue, SPCA of the Triad, Helping Hands 4 Paws and other local cat adoption groups. The posts originate from www.facebook.com/richard.partridge.332, but are tagged so that they appear on the individual rescues page. www.facebook.com/pg/taillesscatrescue/community/.
Adoption Lounge: Saturday noon to 3 p.m., Petsmart, 1206 Bridford Parkway, Greensboro. With Juliet’s House Animal Rescue. [email protected]
Cat adoption: Sheets Pet Clinic, 809 Chimney Rock Court, Greensboro. $ 100 for a cat, 6 months or more; $ 150 for two adopted together in the same house, 6 months or more. $ 125 for each kitten, $ 200 for two adopted kittens at the same time. The costs include spaying or neutering, microchipping, screening for feline leukemia and / or feline immunodeficiency virus, current and age-appropriate vaccinations, FeLV vaccinations for kittens, treatment for fleas and deworming. All adoptees receive an “exit exam” from one of the veterinarians before returning home. Every cat or kitten adopted by Sheets Pet Clinic receives vaccines at half the price for the rest of their life, if brought in for annual wellness exams. Each cat receives free pet insurance for one month. [email protected] or www.sheetspetclinic.com.
Triad SPCA: Open for adoptions 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 3163 Hines Chapel Road in 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/. Funding is needed for the SPCA’s new 9,000 square foot facility, valued at $ 3 million, which will accommodate more than twice as many homeless pets as the current shelter. triadspca.org.