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Local pet events: Feb.11 through Feb. 18

Feb. 11

• Affordable pet vaccines – 4 to 7 p.m., A1 Pet Grooming, 1128 S State St., Lockport. No appointment necessary. For information, visit

Feb. 13

• Cat adoption – 1 to 3 p.m.; also 5 to 7 p.m., Bolingbrook PetSmart on Weber Road. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 for information or an appointment. All Humane Haven cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, FeLV/FIV tested and have their distemper and rabies shots.

Feb. 14

• The Benefits of Birds on Farms – Pilcher Park Nature Center, 2501 Highland Park Drive, Joliet. Social time is 6 p.m. Bird Q&A and reports of sightings is 6:15 p.m. Business meeting is 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7 p.m. Visit

Feb. 15

• Winter Nature Photography with Paul Dacko” registration deadline – Event is 8:30 to 10:30 a.m, Feb. 17, at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Presentation and opportunity to photograph birds that utilize the nature center’s bird sanctuary. Ages 16 and up. Free. Register at .708-946-2216.

Feb. 16

• Just Animals Low Cost Vaccine Clinic – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Forepaws, 829 Ridge Road, Minooka. For more information, call 815-830-6568 or email 

• Bath Fundraiser – 1 to 4 p.m., Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf St., Joliet. For prices and information, visit the rescue on Facebook or visit

Feb. 17

• Adoption event and $5 nail trims – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Supplies Plus, 270 N Bolingbrook Drive, Bolingbrook. Hosted by Pawsitive Impact Pet Rescue. For more information, visit this event on Facebook or

• Adoption Event – 2 p.m., Dog Dayze Doggie Daycare and Boarding 570 W. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Hosted by Mama Zoey & Puppies Rescue. For information, visit this event on Facebook or

Feb. 18

• McAlister's Deli Charity Event – 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., McAlister's Deli, 11215 Lincoln HWR, Mokena. NAWS of Illinois will receive 15 percent of fundraiser sales. For more information, visit this event of Facebook or

• Affordable pet vaccines – 5 to 8 p.m., 2 Paws 4 U Pet Bakery, 1736 Essington Road, Suite C, Joliet. No appointment necessary. For information, visit

• Volunteer orientation – 5:30 to 7 p.m., Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf St., Joliet. Come dressed to volunteer for a short training. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. RSVP at 779-206-2132. For information, visit

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