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    The Metro Animal Service’s dogs will be wearing “40 Shades of Green” at Louisvil
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    40 Reasons to Adopt! is the theme for Louisville Metro Animal Services for this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade held tomorrow, Saturday, March 9. They will have adoptable dogs marching in the parade. If you want to join them with a pet you adopted from Metro Animal Services there are a few things to consider. Your pet must be able to handle all the commotion of a big parade crowd and other dogs they do not know. You must have them secured and under your control at all times. Volunteers are also needed to pass out fliers and other duties besides walking dogs.

    Louisville Metro Animal Services at last year's St. Patrick's Parade.

    Meet up place for Metro Animal Services volunteers for the parade will be at the corner of Broadway and Barret Avenue. You probably will want someone to drop you off as parking is hard to find. Look for the Metro Animal Services Animal Control Truck and dogs. Volunteers will need to be at Metro Animal Service’s station and lined up for the parade at 2 pm so meet up at 1:30 pm to 2 pm. The parade begins around 3 pm. The parade ends at Mid City Mall at Windsor Place so you will need to have someone to pick you up or have a vehicle there after the parade.

    For more information on marching in the Parade with your adopted dog or volunteering to pass out fliers or other duties along the parade route contact Louisville Metro Animal Services at: 502-473-PETS (7387), or by email:

    For more information on Louisville’s St Patrick’s Parade go to the event website here.

    Photo: courtesy of Louisville Metro Animal Services

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    Owner of Cedar Ridge Farm which operates a children's horseback riding lesson program in Greenville, IN. I have been involved with equine welfare and rescue activities. We have successfully rehomed at risk horses and retrained off the track thoroughbred racehorses in new careers in hunter/jumper, eventing, dressage, and barrel racing disciplines.

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