Hood River Adopt a Dog benefit June 22: License fees help wolves: Comment on wolf ESA

“Dogs at Work” to Benefit Hood River Adopt a Dog June 22

Haus

Haus at Hood River Adopt a Dog is looking for a home.

Come out to watch dogs at work!  A June 22 benefit for Hood River Adopt A Dog will feature local veterinarian and herding dog trainer Dr. Cynthia Mills who will demonstrate the herding skills of her award-winning dogs, Folly, Mango, and Krayken.  See how amazing a very well-trained dog can be!

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at York Hill Farm at 5170 York Hill Drive in Hood River.  Cynthia will work her dogs in series with sheep — so come for one, or stay for all.  A $5 donation is suggested to benefit Hood River Adopt A Dog.

Hood River Adopt a Dog is the volunteer group that provides veterinary care, adoption services and shelter for unclaimed dogs at Hood River County’s Hukari Shelter in Odell.  Adopt a Dog receives no funds from the county, operating solely on donations, adoption fees and funds raised from events such as this.  Hood River Adopt A Dog encourages you to come out, have some fun, and support dogs in need!

For inquiries on this event call Hood River Adopt A Dog at (541) 354-1083, and also check out Adopt A Dog’s website for more information about the program and the dogs.

Bill increases license plate fee to help monitor wolf recovery and compensate for losses

Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed legislation that will provide state wildlife managers more resources to prevent wolf-livestock conflict and expand criteria for compensation to livestock owners for wolf-related losses. See the rest of the story in The Goldendale Sentinel.

Wolves need more help

Defenders of Wildlife asks you to comment on a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal to strip Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection from nearly all gray wolves in the U.S. before their recovery is complete. Click here to make an official comment.

Spay or neuter your pet: It’s the humane thing to do.

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