Yorktown Market Days celebrates Paws at the River Pet Day

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(Courtesy York County)
(Courtesy York County)

Saturday marks the third annual Paws at the River Pet Day, a York community event to bring awareness to rescue pet adoption.  

According to a York County press release, Yorktown Market Days will host pet care and adoption demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event will feature a variety of pet rescue organizations, including Lab and German Shepherd Rescue, Pit Rescue, Cat Corner, Meow Manor, 4 Paws Rescue and Poquoson Animal Welfare Sanctuary.

The groups will present information on spaying and neutering pets, agility demonstrations, pet training and emergency planning, the release stated.

Yorktown Market Days hosts more than 35 local farmers, producers, and vendors and will continue to be held along the Yorktown waterfront at Riverwalk Landing, between Buckner and Ballard Streets, every Saturday (except Oct. 1) through Oct. 29.