BARGAIN ADOPTIONS - Adoption fees are now being waived for all adult cats and dogs 1 year and older at the Dumb Friends League.
The league is also gearing up for its annual Wag 'n Trail fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 21. The day of hiking, shopping and treats for guardians and their dogs will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Glendale Farm Open Space. There is no fee to register, but raising $50 in pledges at any time before the event will earn participants a Wag 'n Trail dog bandana. Information
EVENT POSTPONED - Flooding in northern Colorado has forced Denkai Animal Sanctuary, based in Weld County, to reschedule its Denkai Uncorked fundraising event in Littleton, originally set Sept. 14. Founder Floss Blackburn said it looks like it will be about 45 days due to re-permitting processes. A tentative Nov. 1 date has been set.
COSTUMED CANINES - International Hearing Dog Inc. has scheduled its fourth annual Dog-o-Ween event on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m at the organization's training facility, 5901 E. 89th Ave. in Henderson.
The dogs will compete for the title of costume contest winner. The event is aimed at raising awareness and funds for the program, which rescues dogs from local animal shelters then trains and places them as hearing assistance dogs throughout the USA and Canada.
The event also includes food, games for kids and adults, prizes, tours of the facility and a silent auction. Donations are welcomed. Entry to the event is free with small fees for contest entries ($10 for one entry or $15 for two). Information
PAINT FOR PUPS, CATS - Every Creature Counts is staging a fundraiser wiht Color Me Mine in Lakewood between Sept. 21-29. Everyone who obtains a flyer and comes in to the business to paint will result in Color Me Mine donating $5 to the animal welfare group.
Color Me Mine is a paint-it-yourself ceramic studio. You come in, paint an item, leave it there for a week and it will be glazed and fired. Participants pay for their item and a flat studio fee ($10 for adults, $6 for kids) that covers expenses. The studio is in the Belmar Shopping Center in Lakewood, (303) 934-9440. Visit www.everycreaturecounts.org to obtain a flyer.
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