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Lake County Animal Services to hold pet adoption carnival at Hurricane Dockside Grill

RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2014

TAVARES — Lake County Animal Services and Hurricane Dockside Grill have teamed up with shelter animals’ best interests at heart to host  the “WOOF” pet adoption carnival from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at the restaurant located at 3351 W. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares.

Animal Services will have pets available for on-the-spot adoptions, and as an extra incentive, Hurricane Dockside is offering $25 gift certificates to people who bring home a pet from the carnival.

“We are thankful for the support of community partners and friends like Hurricane Dockside Grill,” said Brian Sheahan, director of Lake County’s Department of Community Safety & Compliance. “Together, we hope to accomplish one of Animal Services’ top priorities – to get shelter pets adopted into loving forever homes.”
 
The outdoor, family-friendly event will be held on Hurricane’s patio and will feature live music, a balloon animal artist and face painter for children.

“Hurricane Dockside is the largest of the pet-friendly restaurants in Tavares,” said Derrick Haggerty, general manager of Hurricane Dockside Grill. “It just made sense for Hurricane to co-host an event like the adoption carnival. Our goal is to get as many of the animals adopted as possible.”

To find out more about Lake County Animal Services, or to make a donation to the shelter, log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov/adopt, visit the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, or call 352-343-9688.

For more information on Hurricane Dockside Grill, visit www.hurricanedocksidegrill.com or visit facebook.com/hurricanedocksidegrill.
 

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More Information:
Lake County Animal Services
352-343-9688
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/adopt

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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