Pins for Paws
On Sunday, August 18, EARS (Englewood Animal Rescue Sanctuary) is hosting Pins for Paws at Englewood Bowl, 299 S. Indiana Avenue from 2 to 5pm. This fun event to raise money for pets in need is great for families, animal lovers and anyone looking to get out of the heat! Prizes for most gutter balls, most strikes and more. There will be food and specials. No pre-registration necessary. Just show up for a fun afternoon! Visit www.earsanimalrescue.com to learn more about this 501(c)3 not-for-profit dog and cat rescue.
Fido Fixers on the Road
Scheduling is underway for Fido Fixers Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinic, Suncoast Humane Society’s latest addition to their NO-BIRTH Campaign. Spay/Neuter = NO BIRTH = Less Euthanasia in Shelters. Confirmed dates and locations include: August 19 – DeSoto County Animal Services located at 2048 McKay Street, Arcadia; August 20 – Animal Welfare League located at 3519 Drance Street, Port Charlotte; August 21 – Tractor Supply located at 1185 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte and August 28 – Charlotte County Animal Control located at 26571 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. To schedule an appointment, please call Suncoast Humane Society at 474•7884 ext. 423 to speak with a specialist about your pet’s needs. Certain size and weight limits do apply. In addition to affordable spay/neuter surgeries, a variety of other preventive health care services will be available to pet owners such as: vaccinations, flea/tick prevention, deworming, heartworm prevention, feline leukemia testing, microchipping and nail trimming.
Trail Run & Beer Mile
Suncoast Humane Society has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of Zoomers’ annual scholarship run once again. This Zombie/Halloween-themed Allstate Micah Smith Trick or Trot 5K Trail Run and Run & Beer Mile will be through the Ann Dever Park on Saturday, October 19 at 8am. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded. Cost is $25 race fee + $2.50 sign-up fee. Register at runsignup.com/race/events/FL. This is a great activity and a great cause.