Fees half off on Pet Adoption Day – Coeur d’Alene Press
COEUR d’ALENE — Locals will remember it all started with Toyota Yoda in the mid-’80s. Doug Parker brought his blocky bull terrier to appear in commercials by his side and the rest is history.
“No one had dogs in commercials back then and we wanted to do something different. With our love for canines, it was a natural fit, ” said Kyeli Reinert, Parker’s daughter and HR director for Parker Toyota/Subaru.
That really like for dogs carried on along with the family’s TV star Labrador retrievers Lucky plus Sunny, who passed the particular bone down to Puddles, Sunshine, and the newest addition, Jaxson. Lucky’s face even became the particular logo with regard to the dealerships, but the family’s adore for pets is more than symbolic.
For anyone interested in adopting a cat or dog, the particular dealership will pay regarding half the fees at the Parker Subaru Pet Adoption Day from 11 a. m. in order to 2 p. m. Friday, Oct. 14, at 314 W. Clayton Ave. within Coeur d’Alene.
Dogs and cats from area shelters and rescues will be on-hand plus ready intended for adoption at the event, including pets from Companions Animal Shelter (previously named Kootenai Humane Society), Spokane Humane Society, Shoshone Dog Rescue, Path of Hope Rescue, Spokanimal, Furry Farm Rescue, SCRAPS and Superhero Pug Rescue.
“The good folks in Parker Subaru have been supporting the life-saving mission from the Kootenai Humane Community for years, ” stated Vicky Nelson, development director for Friends Animal Shelter, which has changed its name from the particular Kootenai Gentle Society. “We are so grateful to be included in their annual Ownership Day again this Fri so we can have more animals adopted into loving homes. ”
This is the first time the event will be held on a weekday while the dealership will be still open, but having dogs upon site is usually nothing new. There is definitely an open up door policy for furry friends in the particular showroom with dog treats put out next to the coffee.
“It adds a little bit of chaos, but it lightens the mood too. We love it, ” Reinert said.