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Name: Mistletoe
Breed: Pit Bull mix
Sex: Female
Color: Brown
Age: 2 years
Size: Large
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Upcoming Events

Paws in the Park

June 6 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Main Square Park, 3001 Ridge Rd, Highland, Ind.

Paws in the Park is a walk-a-thon and vendor fair that helps raise much-needed funds for the animals of Humane Society Calumet Area. The vendor fair will feature family- and pet-friendly vendors and have a carnival theme with games, food, entertainment, contests, and more! The event is free and open to the public. Walkers are encouraged to raise pledges to participate in the walk.

For more information, visit www.hscalumet.org/pawsinthepark.

Woof Studio Pet Portraits

June 13 | by appointment only
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

For one day only on June 13, Woof Studios will offer sittings for pet portraits at HSCA! With green screen technology, Woof Studios offers thousands of background options for you to choose from. The sitting fee is $10, and photos can be purchased by the sheet or individually. The best part? Woof Studios will donate the sitting fee proceeds to HSCA!

To make an appointment, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811. For more information about Woof Studios, visit www.woofstudios.net.

Rock 'N' Bully Adoption Weekend

June 19-21 | noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

Adoption fees are waived for bully breeds during this three-day adoption special. Qualifying application required. Exclusions and additional fees may apply.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

Tag Days

June 19-21 & August 21-23 | shifts available 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Locations throughout Northwest Indiana

Volunteers are needed to help raise much-needed funds during HSCA's Tag Day fundraiser. Volunteers (and their pets) are asked to sign up for a 2 or 3-hour shift at a local store. Donation jugs and signs can be picked up at the shelter in advance.

To sign up, contact Tim Beugger at 219.922.3811 ext. 308 or tbeugger@hscalumet.org.

7th Society Benefit Showcase

June 20 | 1-8 p.m. outdoor show; 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. indoor concert (21+ only)
Sopranos Restaurant & Lounge, 840 S. Broad St., Griffith, Ind.

7th Society presents a festival-style day of family fun featuring indoor and outdoor stages, vendors, kid games, raffles, a beer garden and more. The outdoor stage is family-friendly and open to all ages. Attendees must be 21 and older to attend the night-time indoor show. All proceeds benefit the animals of HSCA.

For more information, follow 7th Society on Facebook at www.facebook.com/7thSociety.

Birthday for the Animals

June 23 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

It's a birthday party for the animals at HSCA! The public is invited to help us distribute toys, treats, and blankets to the cats, dogs, and rabbits.

Donations of toys, treats, blankets, or other bedding are appreciated and can be dropped off in advance at the adoption center.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

Take Your Pet to Work Day

June 26

HSCA invites your business to celebrate Pet Sitters International's Take Your Dog To Work Day with us by allowing your employees to bring their dog to work! Your employees can help support the animals of HSCA by giving a donation of $2-$5 in order to bring their dog to work.

Why participate? A 2006 survey by the American Pet Products Association found that:
-55 million Americans believe having pets in the workplace leads to a more creative environment
-50 million believe having pets in the workplace helps coworkers get along better
-38 million believe having pets in the workplace creates a more productive work environment
-37 million believe having pets in the workplace helps improve relationships between managers and their employees

You and your employees can join the fun, encourage pet ownership, and support homeless animals by participating in this yearly event!

If you would like to participate, contact Ashley Boyer at 219.513.8911 or aboyer@hscalumet.org so we can share your participation in our promotions. Visit www.petsit.com/takeyourdog for step-by-step instructions for planning your event, tips for winning over your boss, examples of past participants, sample "dogs at work" policy, a customizable press release, and free promotion and event materials.

Critter Camp

July 13-17 or August 3-7 | 9 a.m.-noon
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

Critter Camp provides a fun, safe, hands-on environment for kids ages 8-12 to learn about various aspects of animal care and build a sense of respect and responsibility for animals. The camp is held twice a year. Activities include a daily craft, a snack, a camp t-shirt, and interactive presentations about animals. Past presentations have included a veterinarian, dog trainer, wildlife sanctuary, a pet therapy team, and more.

The registration fee is $100. Camp size is limited.

To register, contact Tim Beugger at 219.922.3811 ext. 308 or tbeugger@hscalumet.org.

Far Out Friends Adoption Weekend

July 17-19| noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

Adoption fees are waived for adult dogs and cats during this three-day adoption special. Qualifying application required. Exclusions and additional fees may apply.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

Pints in the Park

August 8 | 4-8 p.m.
Wicker Memorial Park, Highland, Ind.

For the second year in a row, HSCA is proud to be a charitable partner at Pints in the Park. This craft beer fest features more than 100 beers and live music. General admission and VIP tickets include unlimited tasting and live entertainment.

Tickets are available for sale now at www.pintsinthepark.com.

Petstock Weekend

Aug 21-23| noon-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday
Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St, Munster, Ind.

Adoption fees are waived for dogs 30 lbs+ and adult cats during this three-day adoption special. Qualifying application required. Exclusions and additional fees may apply.

For more information, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

Spay the Stray

September 19 | 9 a.m. race start
Eisenhower Center, 2550 178th St, Lansing, Ill.

It's time to strap on your running (or walking) shoes for the fifth annual Spay the Stray 5K Run/Walk. Hosted by HSCA and Lan-Oak Park District, the run/walk raises funds for spay and neuter surgeries performed at HSCA's Estelle Marcus Animal Clinic.

For more information, visit www.hscalumet.org/spaythestray.asp.

For more information about special events, contact Ashley Boyer at 219.513.8911 or aboyer@hscalumet.org. For additional information about adoption events, contact the adoption center at 219.922.3811.

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