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Media Release:

Monday, Sep 12 2016
​BRAMPTON, ON: Attention, animal lovers: the Brampton Animal Shelter is the place to be this month.

Microchip clinics
Wednesdays, September 14 and 28, 6 – 8 pm
For just $30, help your dog or cat find its way home if it gets lost. Register at the shelter, over the phone (905.458.5800) or online at www.brampton.ca

Open house
Saturday, September 17, 10 am – 4 pm
Our favourite day of the year! Join us for a day of family fun – BBQ, dunk tank with Animal Services staff, kids’ activities, photo booth, vendors, pet-themed garage sale, and shelter tours. The open house also kicks off the shelter’s annual adopt-a-thon.

Saturday, September 17 – Saturday, September 24 (visit website for adoption hours)
Adoption is a loving option! Free adoption of cats, kittens and rabbits all week.

Walk-a-thon for HOPE
Saturday, September 24, 12 pm (registration starts at 11 am – walk starts at the Brampton Animal Shelter)
“Paw” it forward at the annual walk-a-thon in support of the Helping Orphaned Pets in Emergencies (HOPE) Fund. The HOPE Fund relies solely on public donations to help rehabilitate sick and injured animals so they can be adopted into loving homes. In 2015 alone, it helped more than 60 dogs and cats receive upwards of $20,000 in emergency medical procedures.

For more information on any of these events, visit www.brampton.ca/animalservices


About Brampton: The ninth-largest city in Canada, Brampton celebrates a diverse population that represents people from 209 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak 89 different languages. Brampton residents and visitors have access to state-of-the-art recreation facilities and one of the fastest-growing transit systems in Canada. Opened in 2007, Brampton Civic Hospital is part of the William Osler Health System, which is one of the largest community hospitals in Canada. For more information, visit www.brampton.ca or follow @CityBrampton on Twitter.

Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.3654 |  natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca