EL CAJON–The El Cajon Animal Center for Education and Services (ACES) Foundation holds their 4th annual Animal Shelter Open House on Saturday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature games, pet photos, an El Cajon police K-9 demonstration, dog obedience class, shelter tours, a prize wheel, food and pet vendors. The shelter will have adoptable pets available, dog micro chipping and rabies vaccinations. During this event “late fees” on licenses will be waived for El Cajon residents. Bring a blanket for a shelter animal and receive a free hotdog. There will also be the ever-popular Halloween Dog Costume Contest at 1 p.m. with prizes. The ACES Foundation is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) community organization dedicated to helping animals. Their mission is to support the El Cajon Animal Shelter by raising money to enhance medical care, encourage animal adoptions, and promote public education about the proper care of animals. For more information please call (619) 441-1580, or visit www.acesfoundation.org.