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The Bissell Pet Foundation hosts “Empty the Shelters”: Until October 8. The foundation sponsors reduced adoption fees so shelters can charge $50 or less. Local participants include: Guilford County Animal Services in Greensboro and Rockingham County Animal Shelter in Reidsville. 336-641-3401 and 336-394-0075.

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]

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.

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Volunteer days: 10 a.m. Sunday, Carolina Veterinary and Adoption Assistance Group, 394 Cook Florist Road, Reidsville. Walk, brush and interact with pets; gardeners are welcome to help out in the community garden. 336-394-4106 or

Adoption Fair: 12-3 p.m. Saturdays, PetSmart, 2641 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. With Triad Independent Cat Rescue. Visit or email

Low Cost Rabies Clinic: noon-2 p.m. Third Saturday, Triad SPCA, 3163 Hines Chapel Road, Greensboro.

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 are tagged so that they appear on the individual rescues page.

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

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.,,

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