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Pet Calendar: Oct. 16 through Oct. 23


• Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival –
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, Settler’s Pond Animal Shelter, Beecher. For prices, attractions and information, call 708-663-8103 or visit

• Injured wildlife – Contact a wildlife rehabilitator by visiting or

• Pet Supply Donation Drive for Will County Humane Society – Through Oct. 31, Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. For a complete list of supplies needed, visit

• Spay and neuter discounts for Will County pets – Through October, The Pet Well Clinic, 2765 Maple Ave., Lisle. For information and appointments, call
630-961-8000. For information,
visit www.spayillinois.

• The Forest Preserve District of Will County dog parks – Permit required. For information, visit

• Yappetizers – Public Landing Restaurant, 200 W. 8th St., Lockport. For information, call 815-838-6500 or visit

• Yearlong Food Drive for Will County Humane Society – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, VCA Animal Hospital, 220 N. Hammes Ave., Joliet. For information, call 815-729-0770 or 815-741-0695 or visit

Oct. 18

• Bingo for Hopeful Tails! – 6:30 to
8:30 p.m., Maurie’s Table Pizza & Pub, 2360 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Pizza buffet and pop and minimum three rounds of Bingo. Prizes and raffle baskets. $25 in advance plus fees and $30 plus fees at door. For tickets, visit the Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue Facebook page.

Oct. 19

• Pet Massage for Kids – 5 to 6 p.m.; also Oct. 26, Program Center, 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. Children will learn compassionate touch and safe animal handling skills using their own stuffed dogs. Grades two to seven. For information, call Mokena Park District at 708-390-2401 or visit

• Hikin’ With Your Hound registration deadline – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Forest Preserve District of Will County’s McKinley Woods – Frederick’s Grove, Channahon. 1-2- mile guided hike. Dogs must be leashed and owners must pick up after their pets. Free. All ages. Register at or call 815-722-9470.

Oct. 20

• Halloween party – 7 to 11 p.m., Joliet Moose Lodge No. 300, 25 Springfield Ave., Joliet. DJ, dinner, open bar, raffles and costume contest. $25 advance and $25 at door. Benefits Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue. Ages 16 and older. For tickets, email

Oct. 22

• Discount Canine Influenza Vaccine Clinic – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Pet Well Clinic, 2765 Maple Ave., Lisle. Bivalent canine influenza vaccine. $35. Comes with free booster three to four weeks later. Annual booster $17.50 for previously vaccinated dogs. For appointments and information, call 630-961-8000.

Oct. 23

• Adopt A Dog – 3 to 5 p.m., Joliet Public Library, 3395 Black Road; and 6 to 8 p.m. Joliet Public Library, 150 N. Ottawa St. Adoptable dogs from Joliet Township Animal Control. All ages with adult. For information, call 815-740-2660 or visit

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