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Barbecue, pet adoption help Scotia group

 A fun pet adoption and fundraising event, “HELP A DOG BBQ”, to help the pets at the Animal Protective Foundation (APF) in Scotia and local communities will be held Sunday, July 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Socha Plaza, Route 50, in Scotia. Rain Date: Sunday, July 30.
Capital District Jeep Wrangler – CDJW.org — has teamed up with the Animal Protective Foundation (APF) in Scotia to host this  event.
The event will feature barbecue for $5 per person donation to the APF which  includes a premium hot dog or hamburger, chips and a beverage grilled up perfectly by good friends at Livin’ the Dream Food Cart and Primal Your Local Butcher. Delicious food options will also be available for vegan friends.animal control services, adoption fees, and crematory services. animal control services, adoption fees, and crematory services.

Also present: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream; 

adoptable animals from the APF;
premium raffles and prizes;
pet-related vendors;
low-cost $15 micro-chipping for current and adopted pets;
nail clippings by Pet Supplies Plus of Glenville;
pet photos by Rick Sheill Photography;
APF Trainers Q and A booth;  
dog agility course;
children’s activities;
 FREE Parking.
All proceeds from the barbecue and raffle will go to the Animal Protective Foundation. 

Monetary or wish list donations towards the APF accepted will be gladly at the event.

WISH LIST items include:
• Canned dog/cat food (any brand – pate preferred)
• Peanut butter
• Dog leashes and collars (any size)
• Dog treats
• Potty pads
• Frisbees
• Clay (non scoopable) cat litter
• Round fleece cat beds
• Tissues, paper towels, toilet paper, hand sanitizer
• Garbage bags (33 gallon or tall kitchen)
The APF is dedicated to providing shelter pets love, respect and exceptional care until they are placed in their forever homes. The APF takes in and cares for upwards of 2,500 animals a year and has an open admission policy that ensure the animals are not turned away based on their breed, age, condition or circumstance. Upon arrival, animals receive an incoming exam and are vaccinated against distemper, rabies, and other diseases. They are also treated for fleas, worms and other parasites as needed. Pets are then given time to settle into their new surroundings and provided with comforting amenities, such as blankets, beds and toys. All animals are also spayed/neutered before being adopted.

The APF, which receives no government support and is not affiliated with any national humane organization, is funded by donations and fees for the services it provides, including animal control services, adoption fees, and crematory services, and is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation.

Gloria Mazure

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