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4 San Diego Uptown News | Feb. 4-17, 2011 PETS OF THE WEEK Shelter Volunteer

COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER 5480 Gaines St., San Diego, Calif.

767-2611| Adoption Counselor Chloe is a 6-year-old

female Turkish Angora mix. She is a spirited and active girl looking for a great new home. Whether you’re play- ing or giving her silky white coat a regular brushing, she will be your loyal and loving companion. If you have room in your heart and family for a snowy white bundle of love, please come meet Chloe to- day. Just ask for ID# A139217 and Tag# C855. Chloe can be adopted for the Senior Fee of just $35

Jenna is a 2-year-old female Redtick Hound/Pit Bull mix who came to the shelter as a stray. Her unique coat makes her easy to spot and her friendly personality makes her easy to fall in love with. She is a large dog who requires room to romp, play and exercise with her human pals. Jenna is a young, bright pupil who is eager to learn new behaviors and bond with new pet parents through on- going training. Ask for ID# A1388563 Tag# C768. Jenna can be adopted for $69. All adoption fees in- clude vaccinations, spay- ing/neutering (upon

adoption), a microchip and free vet visit. Dog fees also include a one-year li-


The Pugs ‘n Kisses Wine and Cheese Fashion Show is happening at the Fido & Co. Canine Country Club located at 1228 University Ave. in Hillcrest on Feb. 5. (Photo by Regina Mahurin)

Party (animals) with a purpose O

cense. Chloe and Jenna are at our Central County Shelter, 5480 Gaines St., San Diego. The Shelter hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sat- urday. Visit for more information.u

K pet lovers—pucker up and get ready to share the love at a couple of canine- centric celebrations that benefit needy pups. Along with haute (doggy) couture and top-notch noshing, these upcoming events offer the chance to extend a help- ing paw to man's—and woman’s— best friend. From 2 to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 5, those fabulously flat-faced, furry fashionistas will strut their stuff in their finest outfits dur- ing the Pugs ‘n Kisses Wine and Cheese Fashion Show at Fido &

Tails of the City Peggy Scott

Co. Canine Country Club in Hill- crest. The $20 per-person admis- sion fee includes four glasses of wine, a cheese-and-cracker spread, and sweets galore (nonalcoholic beverages are also available). Last year’s inaugural event attracted some 100 dog lovers eager to watch nattily attired pugs work the runway, enter their own dogs into the show, or both. The modest

fashion show entry fee—$5 per pug—includes a souvenir photo taken by a professional “pugogra- pher.” The event, which also offers a boutique and pug kissing booth and the chance to win themed raffle baskets, is sure to put a smile on your pug, er, mug. Proceeds benefit Pug Rescue San Diego County. For more infor- mation, visit Fido & Co. Canine Country Club is located at 1228 University Ave. Bowsers of all breeds—and their owners—can also come raise a glass (or lap a bowl) at the Smooches & Pooches Yappy Hour, 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 12, at La Jolla Brew House. Held on the Brew House’s lovely heated patio, this fundraiser for Southern California German Shepherd Rescue includes pet- and people-appropriate treats, a kissing booth, adoptable puppies, drink spe- cials ($5 Smoochy Poochy martini menu, $4 pints and wines), Cupid’s Dinner specials, and even a canine menu. Browse among vendors such as Stella & Dot (jewelry), Sunrise Leashes (guess), visit with a pet psychic, and enter a raffle for good- ies ranging from grooming and gift baskets and pet day care for Fido, to theater tickets and golf packages for the two-legged set. The La Jolla Brew House is lo- cated at 7356 Fay Ave. For more in- formation, visit lajollabrewhouse. com or call (858) 456-6279.u

Smooches & Pooches Yappy Hour is happening Feb. 12 at the La Jolla Brew House and proceeds will ben- efit the Southern California German Shepherd Rescue. (Photo by Michael Piper Young)

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