Giant yard sale in Scottsdale Saturday benefits homeless pets

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

It's the yard sale of the year, and your chance to shop and help homeless animals at the same time.

Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary is hosting a giant yard sale Saturday, April 11 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Scottsdale. And they mean business! This sale covers one-third of an acre of land!

All of the items are donated, and 100 percent of the proceeds benefit the rescue.

Forever Loved rescues senior pets who are seven years and older.

The sale features furniture (living room, dining, bedroom, patio, office,) lamps, sporting goods, and a huge amount of women's, men's, and children's clothing, shoes and purses. You'll also find kitchen items, crafting supplies, electronics of all kinds, holiday decor, and books.

If you're a pet owner yourself, you'll also be able to shop a variety of pet supplies and accessories.

Plus, don't miss the children's toys, tools, and a large amount of 2015 calendars and Valentine's Day decor.

Information:

Saturday, April 11, 2015 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

11414 N. 67th Street, Scottsdale

(Near Scottsdale Road and Cholla- between Cactus and Shea)

www.foreverlovedpets.org

https://www.facebook.com/ForeverLovedPetSanctuary?fref=photo

About Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary:

Forever Loved Pet Sanctuary (FLPS) is one of only two senior animal rescues in Maricopa County, Arizona. Formed in 2012 as a non-profit 501[c][3] organization, the focus of FLPS is to promote the rescue, adoption, and well-being of senior animals. FLPS also provides public education regarding the value of adopting a senior pet.

This safe haven takes the burden of temporary care and housing of senior animals off of local shelters. Inevitably, local shelters resort to euthanizing these abandoned, senior animals at an alarming rate.

According to a 2012 statistics report, Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) euthanizes one animal every eight minutes it is open to the public.

Euthanasia for senior residents is the primary option for most local shelters because they tend to focus their efforts on a high adoption model that includes younger “more adoptable” animals.

FLPS works with local shelters and rescues to identify the senior animals in need and provide a streamlined process for interested men, women and families who wish to adopt.

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