Military families are invited to PAWS Humane of Columbus on Saturday May 1 for a special adoption event called "Two Paws, Once Cause."
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. military families can adopt a shelter pet from PAWS with the Columbus/Phenix City Auburn Club paying half of the adoption fee.
Every PAWS animal has been spayed or neutered, has been tested for heartworms/blood diseases, is up-to-date on age appropriate vaccines, dewormed, and microchipped. There is no additional cost involved. Military I.D. must be presented for adoption, and PAWS will be open regular business hours to the public.
Free hot dogs and drinks will be served at the PAWS Humane shelter at 4900 Milgen Road, next to Cooper Creek Park. There will be face painting and possibly a special visit from Auburn University Mascot, Aubie. A live remote with Brian Waters from 103.7 will also be available.
The Columbus/Phenix City Auburn Club community service projects include Gameday For Heroes (www.gamedayforheroes.com).
“By working with PAWS Humane, we hope to show the military how much we appreciate all they do by helping them find a pet that suits their lives," said Jana Tarleton, president of the Columbus/Phenix City Auburn Club, in a release. "A shelter dog or cat can help families ease the deployment of a loved one, whether it’s to enrich their daily lives, or to celebrate the return of a family member. We hope to make a difference to military families, by helping them make a difference to a homeless shelter pet.”
For information on “Two PAWS, One Cause”, please contact Jana Tarleton at 706-888-0981 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.