Sunday, August 19, 2012

Upcoming San Antonio Pet Adoption Events

Posted By on Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Well, since we've talked about opportunities to go green with your pets, let's talk about other pet pawsibilities--like adoption events.

My friend Gavin Nichols aka the no kill guy, sent me a list of scheduled adoption events hosted by Animal Care Services (ACS). The purpose behind the adoption events is to give a dog or cat a loving home rather than the sad alternative. There's a lot of discussion about whether or not San Antonio can become a "no kill" city even though ACS and many of the area animal welfare agencies have done a bang-up job trying. I'm not getting into that here. But, I do want to let you know about the following events because I think they help make a difference:

 

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Saturday, August 25

WoofGang Bakery at the end of the mall in the courtyard

10003 NW Military Hwy

10:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday, August 26

PetCo SE Military Drive

12 noon-5:00 pm

 Saturday, September 1

Pawriffic Cuts Pet Grooming Grand Opening

722 No. General McMullen, Ste. 109

All day

Saturday, September 1

Wonderland of the Americas Mall

Outside in parking lot, next to Target @ Marketplace

410 & Fredericksburg Road

10:00 am-3:00 pm

 Friday, September 14

Back to Drool Pawjama Party

ACS will be open until midnight with ½ price adoptions ($25 for dogs and $7 for cats) for anyone who comes in wearing pajamas!!  They'll have all kinds of slumber party snacks available, and some other fun things are in the works. Bring your foster pets by for an extra chance to be seen!

And, my favorite

Saturday, September 8

Paws and Pints at Freetail Brewing Company

4035 NE Loop 1604

11:00 am-4:00pm

Pet adoptions, pet supply vendors and Beer!

See poster for more information

San Antonio activist and nonprofit veteran Laura Carter believes in enabling the community to work from the heart, not just the wallet. During her time at the San Antonio Area Foundation, Laura implemented new technology, managing website design and social media and content for all published materials. She is currently Communications Director at Providence Catholic School helping young women become Leaders, Learners, Women of Faith and Justice.

 

 

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