Pet Placement Center Promotes Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

Tails On The River is Oct. 27

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Pet Placement Center, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, will offer a $10 discount off any adult dog Wednesday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 26.  To receive the discount bring in an eight pound bag of Purina One Dog Food. 

To complete the weekend a fundraiser, Tails on the River, will be held at Pot Point Cabin, 17805 River Canyon Road, on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2-6 p.m.  It will be a Cajun fish fry including fries, hushpuppies, corn on the cob, coleslaw, cobbler, coconut cake, beer and sweet tea. Also featured will be a silent auction and entertainment by Scenic City Ramblers and Joe Ridolfo.  

Tails on the River cost is $25 for adults 14 and older, $12.50 for children 7-13 and free for children 6 and under and dogs.

For more information or for reservations, visit http://www.thalppc.com/tails.html or call 877-0738.
 


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