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            Ninth Annual Countdown 2 Zero Pet Adoption Event

                                    Kickoff Event: Saturday, Sept. 24 From 10 a.m. To 4 p.m.

                                                        Adoption Promotions Continue Through Oct. 1

        Each year, local animal                                                                            About PBCACC
      rescue groups join together                                                                            The mission of Palm Beach County Animal Care and
      for the Countdown 2 Zero                                                                             Control is to encourage pet owners to be responsible for pets
      (C2Z) Adoption Event – Palm                                                                          in their care by providing educational programs on humane
      Beach County’s (PBC) largest                                                                         treatment, animal behavior training, and proper control.
      adoption event – in an effort to                                                                     Animal Care and Control provides safe shelter and veterinary
      save the lives of hundreds of                                                                        care for lost, abandoned and unwanted animals; returns to
      animals.                                                                                             owners or adopts to new homes, as many impounded animals
        On Saturday, Sept. 24, Peggy                                                                       as possible; encourages spay/neuter by providing reduced-cost
      Adams Animal Rescue League                                                                           surgery for Palm Beach County pet owners. The agency also
      and PBC’s Public Safety                                                                              enforces county, state, and federal animal laws, and conducts
      Department Division Animal                                                                           other effective programs which protect the health, safety, and
      Care and Control (PBCACC)                                                                            welfare of animals and the residents of Palm Beach County.
      will open its doors to host local                                                                    For more information, please visit
      rescues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      Both campuses will be filled with adorable, adoptable animals
      hoping to meet someone ready to take them home! Adoption                             iT’s The laW!
      promotions and specials will continue at each individual shelter
      and/or rescue organization through Oct. 1. Hundreds of dogs,
      cats, rabbits, birds, and other animals will be seeking new
      families and homes.
        Admission and parking is free for the Countdown 2     Did You Know That, In Florida…
      Zero Pet Adoption Event. Many of the rescue groups will
      be offering special discounts and adoption incentives, and
      all new pet parents will receive special gifts. In addition,                             By Adam S. Gumson, Esq.
      rabies license tags will be complimentary (where applicable)
      for each adopted pet that will reside in PBC courtesy of     If a trust owns a unit in a               Real estate is conveyed by a deed signed by two witnesses
      PBCACC. By visiting, you will be   condominium association,                       and a notary public and is recorded in the county where the
      able to see the various rescue organizations and link to their   the grantor of the trust, or a      property is located.
      website to view their adoptable animal list.      qualified beneficiary of the                         A corporation for profit that is solely performing the
        Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is located at 3200 N.   trust, is considered a member             purposes of a not-for-profit corporation can petition the
      Military Trail, West Palm Beach. PBCACC is located at 7100   of the association and can              Circuit Court of the county in which the principal place of
      Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach.                  serve as a director of the                         business is located for a change in status.
        Rescue organizations participating in the Ninth Annual   association provided he/she                 Jupiter Law Center is a private neighborhood law firm
      C2Z Adoption Event currently include: Peggy Adams Animal   occupies the condominium                  located in the RiverPlace Professional Center, 1003 W.
      Rescue League; PBCACC; Big Dog Ranch Rescue; Furry   unit.                                           Indiantown Road, Suite 210, Jupiter, FL, (561) 744-4600,
      Friends Adoption Clinic and Ranch; Shining Horse Farm and     Original  wills must be       The firm provides peace of mind by
      Sanctuary; and Touch of Grey Rescue.              deposited with the clerk of                        solving problems with integrity and compassion in the areas
        Sponsors to date include: PetMeds; Camp Bow Wow   court within 10 days after the person holding the will is   of estate planning (wills and trusts, powers of attorney, health
      Boca; Camp Rusty Dog; Conking & Lewis Construction;   informed of the death of the signatory. The clerk of the court   care surrogates, living wills, probate estates, succession
      Daszkal Bolton; Flagler Bank; Furry Friends Adoption Clinic   will hold the original will in original form for a minimum of   planning, contracts and purchase/sale agreements), family
      and Ranch; Inn the Doghouse; Nozzle Nolen Pest Solutions;   20 years.                                law (divorce, paternity, child support and time sharing,
      The Pet Taxi, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA;   A guardian advocacy is a form of guardianship for a   alimony, property distribution, modifications, collaborative
      Scenthound; Veterinary Emergency Group; WPBF 25 News,   person with developmental disabilities who is not fully   law, pre/post nuptial agreements) and real estate (community
      Sunny 107.9 FM, 850 WFTL, 97.9 WRMF, New country   incapacitated, but needs assistance in handling their person   association law, residential and commercial transactions,
      103.1, X 102.3, Party 96.3 and Fox Sports 640AM.  or property. It is less restrictive than a formal guardianship.  deeds, closings).
      About The Countdown 2 Zero Initiative
        Launched in 2014, Countdown 2 Zero is a public/private
      community collaboration, initiated by Peggy Adams Animal
      Rescue League, PBCACC, and the PBC Board of County
      Commissioners, to bring local animal welfare organizations
      together and end the euthanasia of adoptable animals in PBC.
      To learn more, please visit or email info@
      About Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
        Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League provides critical
      services to more than 34,000 animals each year and collaborates
      with local area rescues to expand the lifesaving work in PBC.
        The mission of the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is
      to provide shelter to lost, homeless, and unwanted animals,
      to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for
      companion animals, and to care for, protect, and find quality
      homes for homeless and neglected companion animals,
      to advocate animal welfare, community involvement, and
      education to further the bond between people and animals.
      Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has a 4-star rating from
      Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity
      navigator. Peggy Adams is an independent nonprofit animal
      rescue organization operating continuously since 1925. For
      more information and to donate, please visit
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