11th annual Pet Appreciation Fair and WALK for the Animals Saturday, October 8

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11th annual Pet Appreciation Fair and WALK for the Animals

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People and their dogs are invited to participate in the 11th annual Pet Appreciation Fair and WALK for the Animals on Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the El Dorado East Regional Park Archery Range.

The event is co-sponsored by the Friends of Long Beach Animals and the Long Beach Friends of Long Beach Animals Animal Care Services Bureau.

“The Pet Appreciation Fair and WALK for the Animals helps fund low-cost spay/neutering and humane education programs and to provide medical attention for shelter animals,” said Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske, who represents the 5th District. “The 2K and 5K Walks will wind through picturesque parkland over dedicated concrete paths that are an easy stroll for both humans and dogs of all ages and abilities.”

The 11th annual Pet Appreciation Fair and WALK for the Animals is Saturday, October 8, 2011 at the El Dorado East Regional Park Archery Range located at 7550 East Spring Street in Long Beach. Check-in and registration begin at 9 am, and walks begin at 10 am.

The entry fee for individual walkers and teams of up to 12 is $25 per person before October 8 ($30 on October 8). Participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, a swag bag, and a ticket for an opportunity drawing.

The monthly Animal Care Services Low Cost Vaccination Clinic will offer convenient vaccination and microchip service at the event from 10 am to 12 pm. Patrons should pay with cash only. Visit www.longbeach.gov/acs for a list of all services and fees.

The event also will feature information about pet products, services and adoptions, food, entertainment, including canine agility demonstrations and a children’s activity area.

For more information, visit www.longbeach.gov/acs or www.friendsoflongbeachanimals.org or call 562.988.7647.

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  1. Mary Medina says:

    Are there Medal for the dogs that appreciated or the walker?