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Austin shelter to celebrate holidays

Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

In an effort to find homes for Austin’s pets for the holidays, the Austin Animal Center is celebrating what it is calling the “12 Stops of Christmas.” The schedule for the event, which will bring adoptable pets to locations all around the city, is as follows:

• Dec. 3, 5 to 8 p.m., at Birds Barbershop, 1902 South Congress Ave.
• Dec. 5, noon to 4 p.m., at Trader Joe’s, 2805 Bee Cave Road
• Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Woof Gang Bakery, 1204 North Lamar Blvd.
• Dec. 6, noon to 4 p.m., at Half Price Books, 9900 S. I-35 (Southpark Meadows)
• Dec. 11, noon to 4 p.m., at The Corner Vet, 2400 East Cesar Chavez St., Suite 100
• Dec. 12 and 13, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop
• Dec. 18, 1 to 5 p.m., at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St.
• Dec. 19, noon to 4 p.m., at Trader Joe’s, 211 Walter Seaholm Drive (Downtown)
• Dec. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at The Daily Grill, 11506 Century Oaks Terrace (Domain)
• Dec. 20, noon to 4 p.m., at West Elm, 1011 W. Fifth St., Suite 100 (Downtown)
• Dec. 21, 6 to 9 p.m., at Banger’s, 81 Rainey St.

From now until Jan. 3, adoptions will be $50 for dogs and $25 for cats, and on Dec. 12 and 13, fees will be waived for those who show up wearing their “ugliest holiday sweater.”

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