Adoptions, rescues and fundraisers abound

pettales@thetribunenews.comJune 21, 2012 

United Mustangs of America will host a fundraiser barbecue from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in Arroyo Grande. The event includes a barbecue, raffle and horsemanship demonstration. Tickets are $100; space is limited. For more information or reservations, call 709-4663.

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Through the month of June, Woods Humans Society is holding “name your own price” feline adoptions. All cats are spayed or neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. Woods is at 875 Oklahoma Ave., in San Luis Obispo For more information, call 543-9316 or visit

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Homeless Animal Rescue Team (HART) of Cambria is hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting from noon to 5 p.m. July 3 for its new location. The event will include live music, shelter tours, refreshments and more. HART is located at 2638 Main St., Cambria. For more information, call 927-7377.

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The Feline Network holds cat and kitten adoptions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday at Petco in the Madonna Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated. The adoption fee is $60 for one or $80 for two. A free vet exam is included.

For information on adoptions, low-cost spay/neuter, help with feral cats or to volunteer or donate, call 549-9228 or visit Free semi-tame mousers are also available.

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Dogs and their owners are invited to “Goldens in the Park” from noon to 4 p.m. July 8 at Laguna Lake Park in San Luis Obispo. The event includes dog events, vendor and food booths and is a fundraiser for Woods Humane Society and Animal Services Adoption Partners (ASAP). The event is free and open to all dog breeds. For more information, visit

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Adventures with Gentle Horses children’s summer camps will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 14 and Aug. 11 at Heaven Can Wait Equine Sanctuary. Children ages 4 to 12 will learn equine manners, safety and grooming.

They will read to and walk the horses, create an art project and observe or participate with a gentle equine in a round pen event.

Heaven Can Wait is at 6275 Cerros Pioneros in San Miguel. Cost is $25 per child; for families, $15 for the first child, $10 for the second. For more information or to register, visit

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