Pet New Year – TOMORROW!!

Tomorrow (Saturday, Feb 4) is PET NEW YEAR!  We have lots of great stuff lined up, you don’t want to miss this event! 

Pet New Year
Saturday, February 4, 2012
AlaskaMill and Feed
1501 E. 1st Ave.,Anchorage

Demonstration schedule:

11:00-11:20 – Cold weather care for dogs – Straw for Dogs

11:30-11:50 – Obedience demo – Northern Outpost Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Alaska

12:00-12:45 – JBER Military Working Dog Section/Ted Stevens Airport Police Dept K-9 Unit – The JBER Military Working Dog Section will be doing a demonstration of patrol techniques and how the Working Dogs apprehend suspects (bite portion).  They will be joined by the Ted Stevens Airport Police Department K-9 Unit, who will be doing a demonstration on explosives location.

1:00-1:20 – Flyball demo – Alaska Dogs Gone Wild

1:30-1:50 – All Dog Breed Talent Show – Advocates for Dog and Puppy Wellness

2:00-2:20 – Obedience demo – Northern Outpost Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Alaska

2:30-2:50 – Flyball demo – Alaska Dogs Gone Wild

Benefits to the public: 

  • $5 rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats provided by Anchorage Animal Care andControlCenter;
  • 30 free microchips for first dogs and cats attending provided by Alaska SPCA;
  • free nail trims with donations to a rescue group provided by Golden Days Pet Grooming;
  • Valentine’s Day pet photos, including CD of photos with $20 donation to Advocates for Dog and Puppy Wellness;
  • Door prizes throughout the event!

Make 2012 a memorable year for your furry friends:  Bring them to Pet New Year!  Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center (AACCC) will be offering $5 cat and dog rabies vaccinations to the public and the Alaska SPCA will be giving away 30 FREE microchips.

In addition to the shot clinic, there will be many local vendors including groomers, pet product retailers, animal clubs, rescue groups, and more!  Local animal groups will be providing demonstrations, including the JBER Military Working Dog Section, Alaska Dogs Gone Wild (flyball) and training demos, and there will be door prizes throughout the day!  Come join the fun and get your pet off to a great start in the New Year!  

AACCC and the Alaska SPCA hold PNY annually to encourageAnchoragepet owners to microchip and identify their pets for the safety of the animal; a message both organizations promote throughout the year. Identification and licensing go hand in hand with the protection of pets. A microchip or tag ensures that pets are returned to their owners if they are lost. A municipal license ensures that the animal will receive medical care if it’s found injured. It also allows AACCC to keep the animal safely with us for a longer period of time before putting that pet up for adoption.

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