Cobb County -- Residents can help "find forever homes for our homeless friends" at Cobb Animal Control's Adopt-A-Thon Saturday, Aug. 6.
The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and be held at the shelter, located at 1060 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta.
Participants will enjoy vendors, food, animal rescue groups, police K-9 demonstrations, raffles, special adoption rates and a chance to meet the new on-staff veterinarian.
This event is part of Cobb Animal Control's effort to compete in the ASPCA Save More Lives Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to save more lives in the short term and increase the potential to save more lives in the future.
Adopt-A-Thon events will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, and Saturday, Oct.