The Weekly Scoop 9/18/2015

The Weekly Scoop

Happy Friday and welcome to The Weekly Scoop!  This is a weekly post to give the run-down on local animal news and events happening in and around the Kalamazoo Area!  If you have news or an event you’d like us to share relevant to animals in the greater Kalamazoo area, email us at jbarber@kazoohumane.org, or @KazooHumaneSoc on twitter.


Coming Up at KHS…

  • Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 Reverse Raffle Fundraiser!  Visit http://www.kazoohumane.org/raffle for tickets and more event details.  Sponsorships are still available!
  • There are still appointments available for Male Cats and Male and Female Dogs in the month of October.  Female Cat appointments are full.
  • Feral cats are welcome on Thursday mornings from 7:30-8:00am.  All ferals must be in a live trap and can be neutered, rabies vaccinated and eartipped for only $40.00!

Reverse RaffleAnimal Holidays

SEPTEMBER 19: Responsible Dog Ownership Day
SEPTEMBER 19: Puppy Mill Awareness Day
SEPTEMBER 20-26: National Deaf Dog Awareness Week
SEPTEMBER 20-26: Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week
SEPTEMBER 20-26: National Dog Week
SEPTEMBER 23: First Day of Fall
SEPTEMBER 23: Dogs in Politics Day (also known as Checkers Day)
SEPTEMBER 28: World Rabies Day

Headline Highlights

Adoption Events

  • Saturday, September 19th
    Richland Animal Rescue will be at Tractor Supply in Paw Paw from 11am to 4pm
    Kalamazoo Animal Rescue will be at PetCo in Portage from 11am to 2pm
  • Sunday, September 20th
    Kalamazoo Animal Rescue will be at MVpets in Portage from 1pm to 4pm
  • Sunday, September 27th
    Save Our Strays/KCASE will be at Vicksburg Harvest Festival from 11am to 4pm
  • Saturday, October 3rd
    Richland Animal Rescue will be at PetCo in Portage from 11am to 4pm

Upcoming Animal Events

  • Sunday, October 4th | 9am to 5pm @6765 Quality Way, Portage MI  49002:  UpDog is hosting 6 games; Registration from 9am-10am, Players meeting at 10am, 4WayPlay at 10:15, Frizgility at 11:30, FunKey at 12:45pm, TimeWarp at 2pm, Throw N Go at 3:15 and Spaced Out at 4:30.  Email TeamBravoK9@gmail.com to pre-register https://updogchallenge.com/events/portage-mi-oct-4/
  • Sunday, October 4th | 2 to 6pm @St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Downtown Kalamazoo:  Annual pet blessing for all ages (and species!)  Non-traditional pets and livestock welcome.
  • Saturday, September 19th | 9am to 4pm @Spring Valley Park:  the SPCA of SW MI is hosting its 5th Annual 5K Doggie Dash.  Family friendly event.  Visit http://www.spcadoggiedash.com for more details.
  • Monday, September 21st | 1pm @Thornapple Creek Golf Course:  The SPCA of SW MI is hosting its 3rd Annual In the Ruff Golf Outing.  Visit http://www.intheruff.org for more details.
  • Sunday, September 27th | 11am to 4pm @Vicksburg Historic Field:  Kalamazoo Humane Society will be here with merchandise and program information.  Save our Strays will have animals available for adoption from Kalamazoo County Animal Services & Enforcement.

VIP Pet Care Clinics

Walk-In/Low-Cost vaccines, microchips and basic testing.  visit http://www.vippetcare.com for full schedule and prices

Pet Supplies Plus at 5230 S. Westnedge Ave. Portage, MI 49002
Sunday September 20, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Sunday October 04, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Sunday October 18, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Sunday November 01, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

Oak Ridge Feed at 7035 Stadium Dr. Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Saturday September 19, 2015 from 10:00am until 11:30am
Saturday October 10, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 24, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday November 07, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

Tractor Supply Company at 8610 Shaver Rd. Portage, MI 49024
Saturday October 03, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Saturday October 10, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Saturday October 17, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Saturday October 24, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am

Pet Supplies Plus at 5161 Gull Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Saturday September 19, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 03, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 17, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 31, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

Tractor Supply Company at 6285 Gull Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Saturday September 19, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 04, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Sunday October 11, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Sunday October 18, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm

Tractor Supply Company at 1221 Hwy 89 Plainwell, MI 49080
Sunday September 20, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 11, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Sunday November 08, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

Tractor Supply Company at 1000 S. Kalamazoo St. Paw Paw, MI 49079
Sunday October 04, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 11, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 18, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 25, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am

Pet Supplies Plus at 1791 W. Columbia Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49015
Saturday September 19, 2015 from 4:30pm until 6:00pm
Saturday October 03, 2015 from 4:30pm until 6:00pm
Saturday October 17, 2015 from 4:30pm until 6:00pm
Saturday October 31, 2015 from 4:30pm until 6:00pm

Family Farm & Home at 1675 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017
Sunday September 20, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Sunday October 25, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Sunday November 22, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

Tractor Supply Company at 301 N U.S. Hwy 131 Three Rivers, MI 49093
Sunday September 20, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 04, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday October 18, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am
Sunday November 01, 2015 from 9:30am until 11:00am

Tractor Supply Company at 6360 B Drive N. Battle Creek, MI 49017
Saturday September 19, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 10, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm
Saturday November 07, 2015 from 4:00pm until 5:30pm

Family Farm & Home at 1596 Lincoln Rd. Allegan, MI 49010
Saturday October 03, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm
Saturday October 31, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:30pm

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