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Upcoming area pet events

By Kathy Antoniotti / Beacon Journal staff writer Published: June 3, 2013

Paws-4-A-Cause Adopt-a-thon and Family Fun Day — 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Cleveland Metroparks South Chagrin Reservation Polo Field in Moreland Hills, sponsored by the Public Animal Welfare Society of Ohio. Free admission and parking. More than 20 animal rescue groups will participate. Dogs with yellow bandanas will be looking for forever homes. Contests, raffles and canine demonstrations. There also will be pet-related and craft vendor booths and food from six local vendors. For more information, visit

Chefs Who Care — The Humane Society of Greater Akron and Blue Canyon Restaurant are teaming up to present an after work cocktail hour event from 5-9 p.m. June 27 at Blue Canyon Restaurant, 8960 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg. Heavy appetizers, cash bar, music and a live auction are included in the $35 ticket price. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 330-487-0333, ext. 232.

Kathy Antoniotti writes about pets for the Akron Beacon Journal. She is unable to help locate, place or provide medical attention for an individual animal. If you have an idea or question about pets, write her at the Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309-0640; call 330-996-3565; or send an email to

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