The North Shore Animal League of America announces it will bring its mobile rescue and adoption units to North Little Rock on April 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakewood Village Shopping Center.

Mobile rescue and adoption units are simultaneously traveling across the United States for the annual Tour For Life, a life-saving nationwide tour.

This year’s journey will cover more than 17,000 miles to work with shelters and rescue groups to bring attention to and find homes for the wonderful homeless animals across the country.

The 2014 Tour for Life will be happening in 52 cities in 26 states and Washington, D.C.

Events included at the North Little Rock site include:

— Free microchips for sterilized animals brought to the event. Only one per family;

— Drawings for certificates for free sterilization for a dog or cat;

— Dog training exhibition and tips on training your own dog;

— Pet care information and free giveaways;

— A Veteran’s Best Friend—dogs trained for Veterans with PTSD

For more information, visit their website at or call 501-791-8577.