"Tri-County Thursdays" Begins Today at California Pizza Kitchen to Promote Pet Adoption

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Boca Raton-based Tri-County Animal Rescue, the region's largest nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue, is teaming up with California Pizza Kitchen at Town Center at Boca Raton to co-host six weekly "Tri-County Thursdays" starting today. The weekly event has been organized to raise much-needed funds to support the mission of the animal rescue.

To participate, Tri-County Animal Rescue (TCAR) supporters and California Pizza Kitchen patrons can print a "Tri-County Thursdays" flyer available online at tricountyanimalrescue.com (or show the flyer on your mobile device). The California Pizza Kitchen has pledged to donate 20 percent of purchases made to the rescue center, including any dine-in, take-out and catering orders.

In addition to raising money for TCAR, each of the weekly "Tri-County Thursdays" will showcase dogs available for adoption at a location next to the entrance of the newly-renovated restaurant located near Nordstom at 6000 Glades Rd. in Boca Raton. Two dogs will be looking to find their "forever" home during the first shift from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and a second from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.

According to TCAR Executive Director Suzi Goldsmith, this weekly fundraising and adopt-stop enables TCAR to continue its life-saving work of restoring wholeness on a daily basis to puppies, kittens, dogs and cats in need while providing a safe home, comfort, nutritious food, lots of tender loving care and veterinary treatment until they can be adopted.

"We encourage all pet lovers to come out, mingle and dine or take-out large orders on Thursdays for office lunches, family dinners, and birthday parties," said Goldsmith.

Saving lives in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade and Martin counties and beyond, TCAR is a protective haven to thousands of abandoned, abused or neglected dogs and cats from other facilities in South Florida, Treasure Coast and as far as Sarasota, Alabama, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Louisiana. A top-rated animal rescue center, Tri County has rescued more than 42,000 animals since its inception, offering homeless pets a welcoming forever home, either on campus or through carefully vetted adoptions that total more than 3,000 per year.

The TCAR is located at 21287 Boca Rio Rd. in Boca Raton. The center is open for adoptions during summer months until July 31st on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 561-482-8110, or visit tricountyhumane.org/dogs-for-adoption.

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