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'Lucky Dog' adoption event set for Sunday

'Lucky Dog' adoption event set for Sunday

Credit: Cathy Holmes

Bow Holmes in his St. Patrick's Day best.

by Susan Wyatt

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KING5.com

Posted on March 7, 2011 at 8:52 AM

Hundreds of great dogs and puppies from across Washington will be available for adoption in one location on Sunday.

The "Lucky Dog" adoption event will be held form noon until 3 pm at the Academy of Canine Behavior in Bothell.  More than 95 families found their new best friends at last year’s event.
 
More than 100 dogs and puppies of all different shapes, sizes, ages and breeds from 11 animal rescue organizations will be onsite, available for adoption.  Puppies, adults, small dogs, purebred and mixed breeds will be available.

All shots, as well as spay/neuter surgery, are included in the adoption fee, which ranges from $150-$250.

Experienced shelter staff, volunteers and trainers will be on hand to help you find the right pup. And if you find that the dog you choose is just not a right fit, you can bring him or her back to the shelter or rescue.
 
Trainers will be available to answer your questions about any dog you are thinking of adopting. Shelter staff has evaluated each dog’s behavior and temperament.

Participating organizations bringing animals to adopt include:
• Barks R Us:  http://www.petfinder.org/shelters/WA193.html
• Collar of Hope: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/collarofhope.html
• Everett Animal Shelter/ARF: www.everettwa.org/default/aspx?ID=35
• Grant County Animal Outreach: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/WA370.html
• Homeward Pet Adoption Center: http://www.homewardpet.org/
• Central Washington Humane Society: www.yakimahumane.org
• N.O.A.H.: www.thenoahcenter.org
• Regional Animal Services of King County: http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/regionalAnimalServices.aspx 
• Under-dawgz Rescue: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/WA410.htm
• Wenatchee Valley Humane Society:  http://www.wenatcheehumane.org
• Yakima Valley Pet Rescue: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/WA175.html

The Academy of Canine Behavior is located at 4705 240th St. SE, Bothell, WA 98021.  Directions can be found at http://www.aocb.com/contact.

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