SKOWHEGAN — Tractor Supply Co. store will celebrate furry friends during its Pet Appreciation Week’s Main Event on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 381 Madison Ave.

The main event will include pet adoptions with community groups, samples, giveaways, drawings for gift cards, bake sale and other family friendly activities, according to a news release from the store.

“Pet Appreciation Week is a time when our love for animals really shines,” said Dennis Bowman, manager of the Skowhegan store, in the release. “It’s an opportunity for us to celebrate the love of pets, find great homes for local adoptable animals, and showcase the community partners and rescues who care for these animals year round.”

In addition to supporting community groups in their work to find good homes for dogs and cats, Pet Appreciation Week will help raise awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering pets and provide information on proper pet care and nutrition.

Pet Appreciation Week is open to the public and all leashed, friendly pets.

Community partners for this year’s Pet Appreciation Week include Skowhegan Humane Society and Chicken Swap and will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.

For pet adoption details and other planned activities, call the store at 474-5835. .

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