Chihuahuas de Mayo
Woods Humane Society and San Luis Obispo County Animal Services present Chihuahuas de Mayo from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Woods Humane Society.
The event features a dog adoption fair with local rescue organizations (not just Chihuahuas), discounted adoption fees, Chihuahua races, costume contests, microchipping, food and live music. The event aims to raise awareness about dog overpopulation and the importance of spaying and neutering pets.
Woods is at 875 Oklahoma Ave. in San Luis Obispo. For more information, visit http://www.woodshumane.org.
The Feline Network has spay/neuter vouchers available for people who need financial help and reside in the city of San Luis Obispo, South County area, Los Osos or Morro Bay. The vouchers are worth $60 toward a spay and $40 toward a neuter and can be redeemed at vet offices countywide. To obtain a voucher, call 549-9228, ext. 707.
If you need help with feral or stray cat situations in the areas listed above, call 549-9228, ext. 704 or visit http://www.felinenetwork.org.
Student art competition
The annual student art competition for Vineyard Dog Park is open to any student, age 12 to 18, residing in the North County. The winner will receive a $300 cash award, all expenses paid, community service hours and art instruction from a local professional artist who will supervise the project.
Contest entries must be received by June 24 and the mural must be completed by Sept. 15. For more details, call 239-4437.
Cat trappers needed
The Feline Network urgently needs volunteers to trap feral cats for spay/ neuter, especially as kitten season approaches.
Trappers are needed in the South County and the city of San Luis Obispo. The Feline Network will provide traps and training.
A vehicle is required for transport between trapping sites and vet offices.
To help in the South County, call 556-0717; to help in San Luis Obispo, call 544-6138.
Cat adoption special
The Homeless Animal Rescue Team of Cambria is holding an adoption special, Blooming Cats at HART event, through mid-May. Adult cat adoption fees are $11 and include spay/neuter, vaccinations, free follow-up vet exam and bag of food.
HART is at 2638 Main St., in Cambria. For more information, call 927-7377.