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Dog-A-Poolooza and Empty the Shelter Adoption Event Set for Aug. 16

Two important events for animal lovers will take place Aug. 16—the 9th Annual Dog-A-Poolooza and the Empty the Shelter Adoption Event.

The 9th Annual Dog-A-Poolooza also will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at Holford Pool, 2322 Homestead Place. Cost is $5 per dog (rabies tag or certification required), and $1 per human. The event will include pet services and supplies (cash only), pet adoptions, and prize drawings.

Proceeds will support Garland Pawsibilities’ mission to increase shelter pet adoptions in Garland. The event is hosted in cooperation with the Garland Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department.

Empty the Shelter Adoption Event
The City of Garland will participate in the Empty the Shelter Adoption Event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16. All pet adoptions will be free during this time! Visit the Garland Animal Shelter at 600 Tower St.

For more information, visit the Garland Animal Services web page.