Colorado Springs Area Pet Organizations Begin September 25 | Calendar events
Chihuahua-Small Dog Rescue Virtual Sweet 16 Party Auctions – Silent auction from October 4 to 9, with live auction from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. October 9. Registration required: betterunite.com/ chihuahua-smalldogrescue sweet16party.
Fur ball – Benefiting the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 6 to 9:30 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Go online for ticket prices. Registration required: hsppr.org/events/fur-ball-2021.
Sweet 16 Party – Benefiting Chihuahua & Small Dog Rescue, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Masonic Hall, 1150 Panorama Drive, $ 35 to $ 50. Registration required: tinyurl.com/eets4fb5.
Animal blessing – 3:00 p.m., parking lot at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Monument 18320 Furrow Road. Donations of non-perishable food will be collected for the benefit of Tri-Lakes Cares; [email protected] ..
Harley’s Hope Foundation – Provides financial assistance for major veterinary care and behavior modification services, access to a list of Colorado animal care resources, and educational information on preventative care and animal safety: harleys-hopefoundation.org, 495-6083.
Safe place for pets – Find homes for the pets of terminally ill owners. For more information on animal placement or to find animals available for adoption, call 359-0201 or go to safeplacepets.org.
Adopt a pet shelter license plates – One-time fee of $ 80 for new or replacement plates in addition to other taxes and fees, renewal fee of $ 25. Part of the funds go to the Pet Overpopulation Fund; colorado.gov.
LOOKING TO HELP?
9-Rescue of Lives Inc. – Foster homes required. Medical supplies and care provided; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Breeder Release Adoption Service – Donations of money, food, collars and harnesses for dogs accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Happy cats paradise – Need for volunteer cleaners and adoption assistance as well as donations of Costco gift cards, groceries and office supplies; lightly used cat equipment accepted; 362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
See what the cat brought – Volunteers for shelter duties and foster families for wanted kittens and cats, 2129 E. Boulder St .; 331-6852, lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.
Rocky Mountain Cocker Spaniel Rescue – Volunteers and host families wanted; rockymountaincockerrescue.org.
WHAT TO DO IF ?
If an animal bites you, if your animal runs away, or if you find a stray animal, call Humane Society of the Pikes Peak area, 473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to hsppr.org.
Email adoption fairs and pet events to [email protected]