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'Lonely Hearts Club' pets available for discount at Dumb Friends League

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HELPING "LONELY HEARTS CLUB" PETS - The Dumb Friends League is waiving the adoption fee Feb. 14-17 for all the pets in its “Lonely Hearts Club”—a special club for the League’s longer-term residents. These are cats and dogs that need a little extra help getting noticed—maybe because they’re older, or a little shy, or because they just blend in with the rest.

All adoptions include spay or neuter services, medical examination, preliminary vaccinations, microchip identification implant, and a free office visit with a participating veterinarian. To view the current members of the “Lonely Hearts Club,” visit the Dumb Friends League (www.ddfl.org) or call (303) 751-5772 for more information.

ITALIAN-STYLE FUNDRAISER -La Dolce Vita Ristorante Italiano, 361 Village Square Lane in Castle Pines, will benefit the Cat Care Society all day Thursday, Feb. 20. This is the third year for the annual fundraiser at the restaurant. Twenty percent of proceeds from all lunch and dinner sales go to the Cat Care Society. No flier is needed.

Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner is served 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, menus and directions, visit: (www.ladolcevitacastlepines.net)

LOW-COST VACCINE CLINIC _ Weld County Humane Society will hold this clinic on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Please bring pet vaccine records. Three-year rabies shots are only available with written proof of prior vaccination. Information: (www.weldhumane.org)

ADOPT-A-THON - Every Creature Counts will hold its Petsmart Adopt-a-thon Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be two locations: Petsmart at University and C-470, 8222 South University, Littleton, and Petsmart at 8440 South Kipling Parkway, Littleton. There will be puppies and dogs for adoption and all animals will be spayed/neutered and microchipped. Information: (www.everycreaturecounts.org)

ASSISTING ANTONITO'S ANIMALS - No-Kill Colorado joined with other organizations and individuals Jan. 18-19 to spay or neuter 87 dogs and 50 cats from Antonito, where animals running free in the community has grown into a problem. The effort, known as the 100 Dogs Project, is continuing its efforts to rescue and provide surgery to dogs and feral cats and is looking for volunteers and donations. Information: (www.nokilldenver.org)

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