Pooch Playoff National Competition and Fundraiser – Photo shoot courtesy of Karen Conrad Photography for $99, which will be donated to Victory Service Dogs, includes a souvenir canvas tote bag with photo and a good bag of treats, through Sunday. Dogs will be entered into local competition, with prizes awarded and the final winner moving on to national competition. Appointments: 719-210-3651, [email protected]
Everybunny Say “Cheese” Easter Photo Fundraiser – Benefiting Harley’s Hope Foundation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1, Gold Hill Mesa Community Center, 142 S. Raven Mine Drive, Suite 120. Tickets: tinyurl.com/3vtjn8f7.
fur ball – Benefiting the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 6-9:30 p.m. April 22, DoubleTree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $200. Reservations: hsppr.org/furball.
Harley’s Hope Foundation – Provides financial assistance for major veterinary care and behavior modification services, access to a list of Colorado pet care resources, and educational information about preventative care and pet safety: harleys-hopefoundation.org, 719-495-6083.
Safe place for pets — Finding homes for pets of terminally ill owners. For more information on pets or to find animals available for adoption, call 719-359-0201 or visit safeplacepets.org.
Adopt a Shelter Pet License Plate – $80 one-time fee for new or replacement plates plus other taxes and fees, $25 renewal fee. A portion of the funds benefit the Pet Overpopulation Fund; colorado.gov.
LOOKING TO HELP?
Rescue of 9 lives — Need for foster homes. Medical supplies and care provided; 719-591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Breeder Release Adoption Service — Cash donations, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Haven of happy cats – Volunteer cleaners and adoption assistance needed as well as donations of Costco gift cards, groceries and office supplies; lightly worn cat gear accepted; 719-362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
Saved Hearts One-Stop Shop – Proceeds benefit local animal rescues, 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway; 719-466-9797, rescued-hearts.org.
Rocky Mountain Cocker Spaniel Rescue — Volunteers and host families sought; rockymountaincockerrescue.org.
WHAT TO DO IF ?
If an animal bites you, if your animal runs away or if you find a stray animal, call the Pikes Peak Region Humane Society, 719-473-1741. To list a lost or found animal, go to hsppr.org.
Email adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance: [email protected]