Pet supply drive for shelter 

OXFORD — A pet supply drive for Responsible Pet Care is being held at Aaron’s, 1290 Main St.

The shelter is in need of bleach, paper towels, liquid dish soap, liquid laundry soap, large trash bags, Purina Cat Chow Complete, wet canned cat food, grain free dog food and dog and cat toys (no stuffed toys).

The shelter is located at 179 Main St. in Paris.

FMI: 207-739-2350.

Charity dog wash for GAHS


TOPSHAM — Proceeds from a charity dog wash will help the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., provide a safe haven for the more than 4,500 sick, homeless and abused animals the shelter assists in the greater Androscoggin area per year. The primary support for the Shelter comes from fundraising events and donations of concerned citizens.

The wash will be open to the public, and pet owners can have their pets’ nails trimmed,  purchase flea and tick treatments and ask training questions from experienced handlers.

The third annual benefit will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Happy Paws Unleashed, 647 Lewiston Road in Topsham.

The cost for the dog wash will be $20 for dogs less than 30 pounds and $25 for dogs more than 30 pounds.

FMI: 207-783-2311, 

Ticket auction for animal shelter


PARIS — A ticket auction to benefit Responsible Pet Care will be held Saturday, April 29, at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. 

Bidding on more than 300 items will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and the winners will be drawn at 6:30 p.m. 

Tickets will cost $5, $10 and $20, and there will be bonus tickets. 

Refreshments will be available. 

Vendors sought for mega yard sale

FARMINGTON — Maine’s Mega Yard Sale, expected to include almost 100 sellers, will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Farmington Fairgrounds.

All proceeds from space reservations and entrance fees will benefit the Franklin County Animal Shelter.

FMI, vendor registration:, 207-778-2638,

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