Monday, July 16, 2012
Event will take place from 2 to 10 p.m. with food, live music and kids games.
The Fenton Adopt-A-Pet will host a picnic fundraiser from 2 to 10 p.m. July 21. There will be face painting, a 50-foot bounce house obstacle course, kids games, a hay find for toys, volleyball, a professional chef with chicken, pork shoulder, beans, veggie and hot dogs, cupcakes for dessert, beer and wine and two live bands. The cost is $10 minimum donation per person or $25 per family. For more information call 810-629-0723.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Tomek Eastern Elementary will host a walk-a-thon Friday.
Many Fenton area school children will be walking Friday to help the rescued Allegan County dogs. Tomek-Eastern Elementary students helped organize a walk-a-thon to help the 25 puppies Fenton Adopt-A-Pet took in after what is considered the largest animal rescue in the state as more than 350 mostly Shih Tzu and Pomeranian mixes were seized from an Allegan County Home. "Even as a child, you can make a big difference," Tomek Eastern Elementary School Sara Eastman told the Flint Journal. The event will start at 9:30 a.m. on April 20 at Tomek Eastern Elementary School. The Fenton shelter took in 25 dogs Wednesday that were covered in “eight inches of dreadlocked poo,” said Adopt-A-Pet office manager Diana Gale. She said most of the dogs have …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
President expects addition to open mid-February.
Fenton Adopt-A-Pet set its own record with 849 adoptions in 2011. The non-profit group hopes to top that number in 2012 with the help of a new addition. Crews have been working since September on an addition to the dog house, which will include nine new dog rooms. The facility hosts around 60 dogs and cats, but the addition will allow the group to host three times as many dogs. One of the rooms will be a quarantine room, used for dogs as they enter the shelter to check for diseases. Officials still plan to foster as many dogs as possible. “It’s a scary step, but we are very pleased to be able to do this,” said Ron Morey, president of Adopt-a-Pet Fenton. Morey said the addition is coming along and crews are currently waiting for electrical …