Sunday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Wines and canines run/walk at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2114 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow. Sponsored by Kent Animal Shelter. Auction, raffles, food and wine sales to benefit horse rescue, pet adoption, live music, pet costume and talent contests, giveaways.Walkers may form a team, collect sponsors. Friendly, leashed dogs welcome. To register for walk:$30; children 12 and under, free. kentanimalshelter.com.
Make a resolution to get your male dog or cat neutered during Kent Animal Shelter’s “Happy Neuter Year” campaign, which runs all through January.
It only costs $20 for the procedure, which helps prevent unwanted litters and reduces the homeless pet population. Spaying and neutering is one of the most effective ways to control the homeless pet population and is safe for puppies and kittens as young as eight to ten weeks old, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. (more…)