The Riverside County Department of Animal Services offers adoption of cute, friendly, and playful dogs and cats looking for a new home. The adoption fees includes the cost of the license, spay/neuter surgery, microchip and vaccinations. Be sure to bring a leash or carrier if you intend to adopt a pet. To see what pets are available, go to www.rcdas.org or go to the Coachella Valley Animal Campus at 72-050 Pet Land Place, Thousand Palms, CA 92276. For low cost animal services, go to the monthly bus clinics offered by the Coachella Animal Network (www.coachellaanimalnetwork.org) or go to the Animal Samaritans office in Indio at 42150 Jackson Street, Suite 106, Indio, CA 92203 (www.animalsamaritans.org). Begin new memories with your new best friend!