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Shop for Paws Event

Event raises funds and awareness about the Blue Chip Animal Shelter.
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County-

  Animal lovers and shopping enthusiasts came out today to raise money for a no-kill animal shelter in Luzerne County. "Shop for Paws" brought dozens of vendors to Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference center in Wilkes-Barre. The event raised money for Blue Chip Farm's Animal Refuge, a non- profit organization in Dallas. The Back Mountain group survives solely on donations and volunteers. Organizers say they're grateful for the support from people passionate about animals.

Money raised at "Shop for Paws" Pay for items includiing heat at the shelter. It also goes toward feeding and caring for the animals. Blue Chip took in nearly 400 dogs last year alone. That's along with numerous cats, bunnies, and other types of animals that the no-kill organization houses


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