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April 19, 2010

Pet Care Fair Coming Up

WALMART AND THE ASPCA® INVITE MIAMI RESIDENTS TO EXPERIENCE THE FIRST-EVER PET CARE FAIR 
All Proceeds From the Event will Benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Services 

To celebrate the culmination of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, Miami area residents and visitors are invited to attend The Pet Care Fair supported by Walmart to benefit the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Services on May 1.  The pet-friendly, family event will take place Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Bayfront Park, located at 301 North Biscayne Boulevard.

The Pet Care Fair also includes a 1-mile Fun Walk for dogs and their owners beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Bayfront Park.  Pre-registration for the public is available online for $15 at 
http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1851441, or on-site for $20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on May 1. All proceeds benefit the ASPCA, Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Services. Walk participants will receive an ASPCA bandana and goody bag complete with product samples and coupons from pet care sponsors. 

Why:
The Pet Care Fair, supported by Walmart to benefit the ASPCA, is designed to educate current and potential pet owners on the importance of overall health and wellness of their pets. The Fair also will connect individuals to the broad assortment of pet-related products at great prices via Walmart.  

Miami pets win too! Money raised at the event will support the Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Service’s efforts to improve the lives of Miami-area animals.

When:
8:30 – 9:15 a.m.: 1 Mile Fun Walk Registration 
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.: 1 Mile Fun Walk  
10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.: The Pet Care Fair 

Fun for All: 
Two- and four-legged friends alike can enjoy other free activities at the Miami Pet Care Fair, including:
• Adoptable dogs and cats in need of loving homes provided by the Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Services;
• Photo opportunities with your pet;
• Face painting for kids;
• Hourly main stage entertainment including Frisbee dog shows, expert Q&As, grooming demonstrations and more;
• Pet care education from experts, including one-on-one consultations with local veterinarians and animal behaviorists from local shelters;
• Interactive booths and pet care products and samples from event sponsors. 

Lend A Paw:
Unable to make it to Bayfront Park, but want to show support for the ASPCA? “Lend A Paw” at www.facebook.com/lendapaw. With the simple click of a mouse, Walmart, through the generous contribution of key pet sponsors, will donate $1 (for a total donation of up to $100,000) to support the ASPCA.  

Who:
Walmart is a leading retail destination for quality pet care products at great prices. Thanks to the support of generous pet sponsors including the makers of Fresh Step® litter, Petmate®, Iams®, Pedigree®, Evenflo®, Waggin’ Train®, Oster®, SimplyDog®, Worldwise® and Dyson®, Walmart offers everything pet owners need to care for dogs, cats and other pets.

Visit 
www.aspca.org for more information about the organization and its mission. To learn more about pet care and products, log onto www.walmart.com/pets.
 
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Saturday, May 1, 2010 10:00 AM

First-Ever Pet Care Fair 

Miami residents and visitors are invited to attend The Pet Care Fair supported by Walmart to benefit the ASPCA. The pet-friendly, family event will offer entertaining and educational activities for all, including free pet care seminars and consultations, grooming demonstrations and pet care product coupons and samples from the makers of Fresh Step, Iams, Pedigee and many more. Local shelters will be on hand with dogs and cats in need of a loving home. A 1-Mile Fun Walk for dogs and their owners also will take place beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Bayfront Park. Registration is $15 for families; pre-registration for the public online. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami and Miami-Dade Animal Services to support their efforts to improve the lives of Miami-area animals. The Pet Care Fair takes place on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Location:
Bayfront Park
301 North Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL

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it's a great event to participate for the welfare of animals.I hope i can join too.

i would like to care for my pets. knowing all their needs and necessities would greatly improve your knowledge.

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