October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month


Share
Posted Online: Oct. 05, 2012, 11:15 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by Patti McRae

(Milan, IL) – October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! The Quad City Animal Welfare Center (QCAWC) will celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Dog month by offering the following adoption special starting Monday, October 8th through Wednesday, October 31st, 2012:

1/2 price dog adoptions (reduced from $100.00 to $50.00) for dogs that have been at the shelter for 6 months or longer and/or dogs that are 5 years and older.

By adopting a shelter dog, not only are you giving them a second chance, but you will also have a lifelong companion that will bring many years of love and devotion to your family. All dogs have been spayed or neutered, are current on all vaccinations, micro chipped, and heartworm tested. Visit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center and let our friendly staff assist you. More information may be obtained by calling the shelter during business hours at 309-787-6830.

The Quad City Animal Welfare Center is the only full service no-kill animal shelter located in the Quad Cities. Our mission is a shelter for homeless animals, to offer a spay and a neuter program and to provide humane education. QCAWC Adoption Center is open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with extended hours on Wednesday until 6:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday. Our low cost vaccination clinic is open every Wednesday at 1:00 and the first Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. no appointment necessary. Low cost spaying and neutering is offered by calling 309-787-6830 for an appointment. QCAWC is located at 724 W. 2nd Ave. Milan, IL 61264. Visit our website at www.qcawc.org and "like" on FACEBOOK.




 












 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)