Big group of pets

A pet food and supply store in Ahwatukee has scheduled several dog and cat adoptions this month.

Lisa Thayer, owner-operator of Gordy’s Goodies Pet Food & Supplies, 15425 S. 48th St. said the first one will be this weekend, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 1, when the Love Connection Dog Rescue will have canines of all ages. She also is collecting items and money for this and other rescues.

On Aug. 6 from 6-7 p.m., she’ll be sponsoring a meditation session for owners and dogs guided by sound bath healing bowls. Pre-registration is required and owners should call the store.

On Aug. 7, Gordy’s will host trainer Kristyn Hayes in a socialization session for puppies 10 weeks to six months old from 6-7 p.m. Animals must have at least their first round of vaccines.

 The following day, 10-11 a.m. Aug. 8, Gordy’s is offering a pet first aid class that requires pre-registration and then a Help A Dog Out Rescue Adoption Day from noon-4 p.m.

On Aug. 13, Dr. Jodie Gruenstern and the staff from Canine Cares, will offer dental cleanings without anesthesia 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For fee information and registration, owners should call the store.

From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 15, Kattered Tails Rescue will have cats and kittens available for adoption. It also will hold an adoption session 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 29.

Trainer Brenda Dreyer from Foothills Canine Academy will be on hand 6-7 p.m. Aug. 19 for another puppy play day.

A Pet CPR class 10-11 a.m. Aug. 29 also requires preregistration.

Information/registration: 480-687-7191.

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