Citizens are encouraged to join in the festivities each day of the week: Sunday - Adopt a Zoo Animal! Your donation will fund improvements and enrichment toys in your adopted animal's habitat. For more information, go to http://www.abilenezoo.org/adopt.html
Monday - Donate dry dog food, dry cat food and kitty litter to a local animal shelter- Abilene Animal Shelter, 925 South 25th Street; Taylor Jones Humane Society, 2301 North 3rd Street; or Rescue the Animals, SPCA, 5933 South 1st Street
Tuesday - Take your companion animal to the veterinarian for their yearly check-up, rabies vaccination and city license tag
Wednesday - Free flea and tick dips for dogs available at the Abilene Animal Shelter
Thursday - Volunteer at a local shelter
Friday - Take your dog to Camp Barkeley Dog Park located at Nelson Park by the Abilene Zoo entrance
Saturday - Take a look at the Zoo Wish List and see if you have anything to donate: http://www.abilenezoo.org/wish.html
The City of Abilene's Animal Shelter is located at 925 South 25th Street. For more information about Animal Services, call 325-698-0085 or visit www.abilenetx.com/animal. The Abilene Zoo is located at 2070 Zoo Lane and open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more zoo information, visit www.abilenezoo.org.