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Fundraiser to Help El Dorado County Animal Services Spay and Spay Fund | South of Lake Tahoe

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. – With finances tight for many families these days, El Dorado County Animal Services announced that a Placerville business has stepped up to host a fundraising event for its Spay Fund. and Neuter.

This fund helps needy families in El Dorado County offset the cost of neutering or neutering their pets. The fundraising event will take place on Sunday, March 6, 2022, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Buttercup Pantry restaurant, located at 222 Main Street in Placerville. During the event, Buttercup Pantry pledged to donate 5% of the day’s profits to the Spay and Neuter Fund.

“We greatly appreciate the generosity of this local business and want to thank them and all of the residents who will be participating in this event,” said Henry Brzezinski, El Dorado County Animal Services Chief. “We appreciate the community support for this worthy cause.”

According to Brzezinski, animal services volunteers and staff will be on hand during the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with several adoptable dogs looking for their forever homes. Animal services will also be available to welcome residents during this period and answer questions about the various programs offered by animal services.

In addition to the Spaying and Neutering Fund, Animal Services also operates a Pet Relief Fund that assists abandoned and injured animals in El Dorado County with surgery, medical care, and other needs. This fund was used to help several animals during the Caldor fire.

To learn more about Animal Services programs, including the Pet Aid Fund, or to access photos of lost or adoptable pets in El Dorado County, please visit the Animal Services website at www. edcgov.us/animalservices. Animal Services staff can also be reached by phone at (530) 621-5795 in Diamond Springs or (530) 573-7925 in South Lake Tahoe.