City of Abilene celebrates Be Kind to Animals Week

City of Abilene celebrates Be Kind to Animals Week

By Aaron Vannoy - Animal Services Manager

 

 

 

ABILENE, TX. – The City of Abilene, along with Animal Services and the Abilene Zoo, is celebrating Be Kind to Animals Week Sunday, June 10 through Saturday, June 16. Citizens are encouraged to join in the festivities each day of the week:   Sunday – Adopt a Zoo Animal! Your donation will fund improvements and enrichment toys in your adopted animal’s habitat. For more information, go to http://www.abilenezoo.org/adopt.html   Monday – Donate dry dog food, dry cat food and kitty litter to a local animal shelter- Abilene Animal Shelter, 925 South 25th Street; Taylor Jones Humane Society, 2301 North 3rd Street; or Rescue the Animals, SPCA, 5933 South 1st Street   Tuesday – Take your companion animal to the veterinarian for their yearly check-up, rabies vaccination and city license tag {{more}}   Wednesday – Free flea and tick dips for dogs available at the Abilene Animal Shelter   Thursday – Volunteer at a local shelter   Friday – Take your dog to Camp Barkeley Dog Park located at Nelson Park by the Abilene Zoo entrance   Saturday – Take a look at the Zoo Wish List and see if you have anything to donate:http://www.abilenezoo.org/wish.html The City of Abilene’s Animal Shelter is located at 925 South 25th Street. For more information about Animal Services, call 325-698-0085 or visitwww.abilenetx.com/animal. The Abilene Zoo is located at 2070 Zoo Lane and open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more zoo information, visitwww.abilenezoo.org.