Puppies, Puppies, PuppiesLocal animal rescue volunteer Tina Aronson will be at Pet Pantry in Greenwich on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 12:00noon to 3:00p.m. with all seven of her puppies. Aronson is affiliated with Cat Assistance out of Ardsley, NY (They rescue dogs too).
The puppies are seven weeks old and will be ready for adoption at 9 weeks. If you're not in the position to adopt, consider sharing this link by email or on Facebook with friends.
Free Microchip Clinic Sponsored by OPINFree Microchip Clinic in Stamford, Sat. Oct. 26, 9:00am-12pm at Bankwell, (formerly Stamford First Bank) 612 Bedford St
This is OPIN's 8th FREE Microchip Event!
FREE & No Appointment Necessary. Cats must be secured in their carriers and dogs must be leashed. Takes seconds to administer and your pet will have ID for life! Come meet our beautiful dogs looking for homes!
OPIN thanks Bankwell for their time and commitment in bringing you this event.
Justice's Tail of CourageThis blog by Cynthia Exner really broke me up. It's about a dog taken in by local rescue group Tails of Courage. The dog, "Justice," lived the first several years of life at the end of a short chain, eating and sleeping in the dirt.
Tails of Courage has an adoption event scheduled for Sat. Oct. 26th at Petsmart in Norwalk from 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. Tails of Courage is located at 1 Pembroke Rd in Danbury. Adoption Hours at 9:00a.am. to 5:30p.m. seven days a week.
Vigil for Puppy DoeThere is a vigil for "Puppy Doe," whose case of extreme cruelty has gained attention. For those of you who have not heard, her story is told on Patch. There is a movement brewing in Puppy Doe's honor to raise awareness of animal cruelty and "Justice for Puppy Doe" Facebook page has over 58,000 Facebook likes.
The vigil is Sat., Oct. 26, 5:00pm-8:00pm, which is also National Pit Bull Awareness Day.
Vigil location: Dag Hammerskold Plaza in Manhattan. (E. 47th St in Manhattan between 1st & 2nd Avenues)
Howl & Prowl in Greenwich on SundayRegister at the Adopt-A-Dog Website or at the event on Sunday, Oct. 27. Registration will open at 12:00 Noon and the parade kicks off at 1:30p.m. The event runs until 4:00p.m. The event is in Greenwich Commons Park,
290 Greenwich Ave. This event is a lot of fun and people put a lot of effort into their dogs' costumes.