Brampton - Thinking of adopting a new furry friend? Want to know more about caring for the one you already have? Brampton Animal Services can help, with a series of events that are fun for the whole family – including the four-legged members!
Microchip Clinic Thursday, September 26, 6 to 8 pm Brampton Animal Shelter (475 Chrysler Drive, at Williams Parkway) For only $30, help your dog or cat find its way home if it gets lost. Pre-register at any recreation facility or online at www.brampton.ca. You can also buy your dog and cat licences. $40 for a lifetime dog licence (after microchipping) and $10 for a lifetime cat licence. Avoid fines – license your pet! Open House Saturday, September 28, 10 am to 2 pm Brampton Animal Shelter Come to the animal shelter for a day of fun for the whole family! Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the shelter operates, meet the animals, and get answers to your questions on responsible pet ownership. Free BBQ, face painting, balloon animals, prizes, giveaways, pet-related vendors, and the kick-off of the adopt-a-thon.
Adopt-a-thon Saturday, September 28 to Saturday, October 5 Make a difference and consider the adoption option. The adoption fee for cats will be waived all week. Many other animals are available as well, including a large selection of rabbits. Walk-a-thon for HOPE Sunday, October 6, 9 am to 2 pm Duggan Park (Vodden Street, between Centre Street and Ken Whillans Drive) The HOPE Fund (Helping Orphaned Pets in Emergencies) helps rehabilitate sick and injured animals so they can be adopted into loving homes. It operates solely on public donations. The first-ever Walk-a-thon for HOPE in Duggan Park will raise money for the HOPE Fund. Pledge forms are available on the Animal Services website or by visiting the animal shelter.
This event will also celebrate the official opening of the off-leash area in Duggan Park – Brampton’s fourth designated off-leash area.