Wags & Wishes Gala – Benefiting the Teller County Regional Animal Shelter, 5 to 9 p.m., DoubleTree Hotel, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., $ 100. Reservations required: tcrascolorado.org/events.
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 on preventative care and pet safety: harleys -hope foundation.org, 719-495-6083.
Safe place for pets – Find homes for the pets of terminally ill owners. For more information on pet placement or to find pets available for adoption, call 719-359-0201 or visit safeplace pets.org.
Adopt a Shelter Pet 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-Lives Rescue Inc. – Foster homes required. Medical supplies and care provided; 719-591-4640; colorado9lives.com.
Breeder Release Adoption Service – Donations of money, food, collars and harnesses for dogs accepted; breederadoptions.org.
Heaven for happy cats – Volunteer cleaners and adoption assistance are needed, as well as donations of Costco gift cards, groceries and office supplies; lightly used cat equipment accepted; 719-362-4600, happycatshaven.org.
Look what the cat brought – Volunteers for shelter duties and foster families for wanted kittens and cats, 2129 E. Boulder St .; 719-331-6852, lookwhatthecat bringin.org.
Rocky Mountain Cocker Spaniel Rescue – Volunteers and host families needed; rockymountaincocker rescue.org.
WHAT TO DO IF ?
If an animal bites you, your pet runs away, or you find a stray animal, call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 719-473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, visit hsppr.org.
Email adoption shows and pet events at least two weeks in advance: [email protected]