Columbus East student to hold animal adoption event

Columbus East High School student, Brook Snyder will host a “Friendly Animal Adoption Event” next month to benefit the animals at the Columbus Animal Care Services Shelter.

City officials say the event will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbus Animal Care Services building at 2730 Arnold Street.

A donation drive for the shelter is also being held. You are being asked to donate cash or these specific items:

Food – especially Puppy & Kitten Food
KMR Kitten Milk Replacer Powder & Bottles
Pill Pockets
Dog Treats
Cat Treats
Clay (Non-Scoop-able) & Scoop-able Cat Litter
Dog Bones (Rawhides, Nylabones or otherwise)
Dog Toys
Cat Toys
Dog Shampoo
Cat Shampoo
Frontline (all sizes)
Rabbit treats
Dog Collars (all sizes – new and gently used)
Dog Leashes
Dawn Dishwashing Liquid
Paper Towels
Old Bath Towels
Large bottles of Hand Sanitizer

Officials say that cash donations go into the adoption medical fund and are used for both additional medical expenses and towards preparation of dogs going on the Canine Express Transport program to New England shelters.

For more information, call Columbus Animal Care Services at (812) 376-2505.