In addition to the South Park mall pet adoption event (which is held the first Saturday of every month) Charlotte NC’s Animal Care and Control Department will be holding the monthly FREE Rabies Vaccine clinic, plus a low-cost Microchip Clinic, participating in several community events and there are also 2 fundraisers benefitting CMPD Animal Care & Control plus local rescue groups.
Saturday April 6th, 2013 is the South Park Mall Pet Adoption Event (first Saturday of every month)
What: Dogs, Cats, Puppies and Kittens available for adoption and looking for a great forever home
When: 10am-4pm Saturday April 6th at South Park Mall in CENTER Court
For the event flyer – South Park Mall Pet Adoption Event April 2013
The FREE Rabies Vaccination Clinic is Saturday April 13th, 2013 (second Saturday of every month) at the shelter. This month they are also holding a Low Cost Microchip Clinic ($5 cash or check) at the same time as the rabies vaccine clinic at the shelter
What: FREE Rabies vaccinations for Mecklenburg County residents’ pets AND Microchips for $5 cash or check donation
When: April 13th from 7am-11am at the CMPD Animal Care and Control Shelter, 8315 Byrum Dr Charlotte 28217
Event Details, with very important notes!!!!: Rabies Vaccinations at Charlotte Animal Care and Control
Art Exhibit Benefitting Animal Care & Control, opening reception Friday April 5th 2013 at the Charlotte Artery
What: Art exhibit featuring local artists and benefitting CMPD Animal Care & Control. When: April 5th from 6pm-9pm at Charlotte Artery, 1515 C South Mint St Charlotte 28203
Event Flyer with more info and donation list – It’s Raining Cats and Dogs Art Event Benefitting CMPD Animal Care & Control
Bark for Life Lake Norman Saturday April 20th 2013 at Birkdale Village
What: Dog Walk benefitting the American Cancer Society. Some of the shelter Dogs on the Run will be there too!
When: Saturday April 20th 8am at Birkdale Village, 8712 Lindholm Dr #206 Huntersville 28078
Event Website – Lake Norman Bark for Life Event April 2013
Bark in the Park Dog Festival Saturday April 27th 2013 in Huntersville
What: Dog Festival and Low Cost Microchip Clinic, $5 cash or check and NO residency requirement
When: Saturday April 27th 10am-4pm at Historic Rural Hill, 4432 Neck Rd Huntersville 28078
Event Website – Bark in the Park Dog Festival
*There is also an upcoming event for May 3rd but tickets are on sale now (limited space) – Underdogs, The Journey Home. Event benefits CMPD Animal Care & Control AND Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love
***The cat pictured in this post is my current foster ready for adoption, Smudge (petfinder profile at Adoptable Cat in Charlotte NC, CMPD Animal Care and Control Foster Cat Smudge) and she’s all set to find a permanent home – already spayed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines, she’s a SWEET girl in need of a permanent home***
Of course you don’t have to wait for an event to check out Animal Care and Control’s adoptable animals – visit online anytime!
They’re on Facebook so “Like” the Charlotte Animal Care and Control Facebook Page for featured pets and event updates right from the source.
There is also a Fostering Program, open to Mecklenburg County residents – to learn more about fostering shelter animals including the application to become a foster parent – check out their page at CMPD Animal Care and Control Foster Program
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