9-Lives Rescue Inc. â€” Cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue â€” Dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 9690 Prominent Point. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.
New Hope Rescue Inc. â€” Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.
Saint Animal Rescue â€” Dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3060 N. Powers Blvd.; 541-3099, saintanimalrescue.org.
Second Chance Animal Rescue Foundation â€” Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag Nâ€™ Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; secondchance-arf.petfinder.com.
SLV Animal Welfare Society â€” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 587-9663, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary â€” Noon-4 p.m. Saturday , Petco, 9835 Prominent Point; 495-4337, wbars.org.
DOGust Adoption Event â€” Rescue and shelter dogs for adoption, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bentleyâ€™s Pet Stuff, 13375 Voyager Parkway and 5627 Barnes Road, Suite 100; petstuff.com.
Romp in the Park â€” Vendors, food trucks, live demonstrations, raffles and more, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., All Breed Rescue and Training, 410Â½ E. Fillmore St., free admission; 264-6460, email@example.com.
Purr Me a Story â€” Children can read out loud to a cat, 1-3 p.m., Happy Cats Haven, 1412 S. 21st St., free; tinyurl.com/y962pvwa.
Adopt a Shelter Pet license plates â€” $80 one-time fee for new or replacement plates in addition to other taxes and fees, $25 renewal fee. Part of funds benefit the Pet Overpopulation Fund; colorado.gov.
LOOKING TO HELP?
Breeder Release Adoption Service â€” Donations of money, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Happy Cats Haven â€” Volunteer cleaners and adoption help needed as well as donations of Costco, grocery and office supply gift cards; gently used cat equipment; 362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
Wild Blue Animal Rescue & Sanctuary â€” Volunteers and foster homes needed, donations of Wal-Mart/Samâ€™s Club gift cards, cat litter, cat/kitten food and blankets accepted; 213-1127, wbars.org.
WHAT TO DO IF?
If an animal bites you, your pet runs away or you find a stray, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to hsppr.org.