Auction to help dogs this month

MARYSVILLE – The 3rd Annual Auction Fore the Mutts will take place from 2-6 p.m. Aug. 18 at Cedarcrest Golf Course.

There will be games and a special guest mascot appearance.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and include an all-you-can-eat Carne Asada taco bar. Every ticket includes a raffle entry.

Kids 10 and younger are free, but no dogs allowed. Buy tickets at the golf course or at ForeMutts2019.brownpapertickets.com.

Live and silent auctions will take place. Auction items include: an autographed jersey from new Hall of Fame Mariners baseball player Edgar Martinez and a framed print of Triple Crown winners. For details, go to www.save-a-mutt.org.

“There are animals out there that need to be rescued,” said Judy Foster, a local coordinator of the event.

The organization started as Scrub-A-Mutt, washing dogs, but they wanted to do more. They wanted to save lives.

They changed their name to Save-A-Mutt and now focus on four areas.

•Hero Dog Puppies: They love saving dogs from kill shelters. But that costs an average of over $100 in transportation and veterinarian care. Hero dog adoption fees are spent rescuing more dogs. Each puppy is vaccinated, spayed/neutered, microchipped and readied for a forever home.

•Senior Dogs: Older dogs need rescuing too. They are sweet and need special homes.

•Adoption Process: Get pre-approved so when you see a dog you are interested in you get “first dibs.” Available dogs are posted on Facebook and PetFinder.

•Foster Homes Needed: It is rewarding to help a dog find its forever home. Fosters care for puppies, adults and seniors.

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