if you go
What: Animal Ark Rescue Center, a no-kill shelter
Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, including holidays, for pet adoptions
Where: 7133 Sacerdote Lane (off Schatulga Road in the old Paws Humane building)
Needs: Donations of food (dry for cats and dogs and canned, especially for puppies and kittens), dog and cat treats, blankets, towels, cleaning supplies, puppy "pee pads," old newspapers and money. Also, volunteers to answer phones, clean cages, walk dogs and feed animals.