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Upcoming area pet events

By Kathy Antoniotti / Beacon Journal staff writer Published: August 5, 2013

Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic — Summit County Public Health in cooperation with Pet Guards Inc. is offering rabies vaccinations from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier St., Akron. Vaccinations are $8 per animal. Information at .

Kitten Krazy’s Quick Fix Spay and Neuter Clinic — Congratulations to the clinic at 930 Lafayette Road in Medina on performing its 10,000th alteration on dogs and cats. The Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was the winner as the clinic, which opened July 1, 2011, hit the milestone. The SPCA received a free spay/neuter and a gift basket valued at $150. The clinic performs cat neuters for $35 and spays for $50. Dogs are fixed depending on weight starting at $75 for neuters and $85 for spays. Call 330-558-7540 for more information.

Dog Daze — GivePetsAChance is holding a fundraiser from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton, featuring food, vendors, raffles and treats for the dogs with the proceeds going to the animal nonprofit. Admission is $5 or a donation of pet food, blankets or cleaning supplies, to be distributed to area animal shelters. For more information, call 800-436-0426.

Pet Carnival — North Royalton Animal Hospital is hosting a carnival from 1 to 4 p.m. on the North Royalton Green at Ridge Road and state Route 82. The event will feature children’s activities, K-9 demonstrations, vendors, donkeys and a horse. Proceeds benefit GivePetsAChance, Cleveland Animal Protective League and Wags for Kids. For more information, call 440-237-0614.

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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