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New Year Could Bring New Friend
Dasher, an adorable, energetic adult Miniature Pinscher, is an adoptable pet at the Oakdale Animal Shelter. Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance volunteers will be at Petco, Crossroads Shopping Center, Riverbank with several shelter pets available for adoption on Saturday, Jan. 3 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Pets from the Oakdale Animal Shelter are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated. Photo Contributed

The Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance will be holding an adoption event on Saturday, Jan. 3 at the Petco in the Crossroads Shopping Center in Riverbank from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to stop by and start the New Year with a new furry addition.

Can’t afford to fix your pet? Want to prevent unplanned litters of kittens and puppies? Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance offers spay/neuter vouchers for cats and dogs to pet owners residing in the 95367 or 95361 zip code areas. Vouchers are valid for spay/neuter services at ACT Spay Neuter Clinic in Stockton. Free shuttle service for pets is available from Oakdale and Riverbank. To obtain cat vouchers, bring proof of residency within the 95367 or 95361 zip code area and $20 in cash for each cat. Vouchers for feral cats in traps are $10 each. For dog vouchers, you must bring proof of zip code residency, and proof of low income (EBT card, permanent Medi-Cal card, or PG&E Cares Program proof). Dog vouchers are $40 each, cash only.

Limit 3 vouchers per address. You do not need to bring your pet with you to apply for a voucher. Some restrictions apply. Call 209 543-5434 for further information.

Pet owners may apply for vouchers at the following locations:

Petco, Crossroads Shopping Center, Riverbank, Saturday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. or Oakdale Animal Shelter, 9800 Liberini Road, Oakdale, Saturday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. until noon.