Three Lakeshore PAWS Adoption Events Scheduled in October

Meeka-CostumeLooking to add a new four-legged family member? Then visit one of Lakeshore PAWS’ upcoming adoption events.

Meet with Lakeshore PAWS’ adoptable pets during Gast Animal Hospital's Annual Open House on Saturday, October 13 from noon to 3 p.m. at Gast Animal Hospital, 258 N 475 West, Valparaiso. The event includes a Halloween costume contest for dogs at 2 p.m., pet photos, clinic tours, door prizes, refreshments and more.

The following, Saturday, October 20, Lakeshore PAWS’ pets will be available for adoption at two different events. From 1 to 3 p.m., Lakeshore PAWS will host an adoption event at Coco’s Canine Cabana, 405 Elm St, Valparaiso.

Lakeshore PAWS pets also will be participating in Vale Park Animal Hospital’s Howl-O-Ween Party at 2606 Valley Dr, Valparaiso from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will feature plenty of Halloween fun—including a pet costume contest, trick-or-treating and prize giveaways.

Visit to view photos and find information on all of the pets available for adoption. Click “Adopt Me Please” at the top of the page.

For more about Lakeshore PAWS, call (219) 476-PAWS (7297) or visit

Lakeshore PAWS is a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization in Porter County, Indiana. The effort was established by two business women and animal lovers who simply could not ignore the growing number of animals without homes. For more information, visit or call (219) 476-PAWS (7297).