Annual Pet Fair
Pet Fair 2013 will be held on Saturday September 21st. 12pm to 4pm Rain or Shine
Pet Fair T-shirts will be given to the 1st 100 people!
Our Annual Pet Fair is a fun event for the whole family including your four-legged friend. It is a day in which we like to give back to our clients as well as the community at large.
PET PARADE 3:30pm
The pet parade is our biggest attraction! The number of participants grows every year. Bring any pet - dog, cat, ferret - any and all pets are welcome. Come in costume! Dress your pets in costumes! Or just come and join in the fun!
Prizes will be awarded.
PARADE CATEGORIES: Owner/Pet Look Alike, Best Dressed, Most Interesting Haircoat, Most Adorable Expression and Fanciest Walk
Wet Labs - All Day in our Treatment Area
Learn how to: Brush Teeth
Presenter: Barb our Head Technician
Learn if your pet is too chubby
Presenter: Jaime, a senior surgical technician
12:30pm My Old Achy Dog - What can I do?
Presenters: Dr Ireland and Dr Collazo
2:30pm My Pet Needs Surgery - now what?
Presenters: Dr Ireland and Dr Collazo
12:15, 1:15, 2:15 Indoor Cat Enrichment
Presenters: Dr Palm and Melissa
Booths to Visit:
Information Booth (get a program of the event, sign up for the parade, receive information about our hospital)
Paint Your Dog (use halloween hairspray and stencil cute designs on your pet)
Doggie Spa (get your pet a nail trim and a massage, also learn had to do Tui Na at home)
Agility Course (have some fun with your four-legged friends in this obstacle course)
MASH Unit (Surgeons help your children stitch up beloved stuffed animals)
Craft Corner (Children can color, make crowns and this year decorate cookies in the shape of dog bones)
Paint Your Dog Doggie Spa Agility Course
MASH UNIT/CRAFT CORNER 12pm to 3pm
At the Craft Corner children and adults alike can create fun items for themselves and their pets. Don't worry about supplies, we provide what's needed. All your children have to bring is their imagination.
This Year: Crowns, Decorating Cookies and coloring
The MASH Unit is a big hit with children and will be open all day until 3pm. Our doctors happily suture, stuff, and bandage your beloved stuffed animals. Bring all your stuffed furry friends to be patched!
All Proceeds will go to charities including:
50% to Dogs on Deployment
50% split between attending non-profits
Something new this year is our Duck Pond. Along with our raffles where you can register to win a basket, you can also visit the duck pond. Here you can buy a chance at prizes ranging from mardi gras beads to restaurant gift cards.
We would like to thank our donors who provided prizes for both our raffles and duck pond:
Newtown Athletic Club
The Green Parrot
Black Horse Tavern
Wellness Solutions Center
MWI/AAHA Market Link
Located on our lawn will be our dog and cat photo boards. Here you can take a picture of your or your child as our dog or cat. These boards will be available all day!
Want your photo with the big dog? Come and join the fun. Patches comes out at 12pm and stays during the day depending on the heat.
VENDORS AND ADOPTION GROUPS 2013
Vendors can bring adoptable pets with them as long as they are pet/people friendly.
demo at 2pm
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center
Hills Prescription Diets
Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services
Merial (provider of Frontline and Heartgard)
Woodcrafts by Art Therapy Dogs INT
The Pampered Chef Dove Chocolates
Jamberry Lia Sophia
We would like to extend our appreciation to the following businesses who helped to make our event a fun day for all:
Minuteman Press - providing us with our programs
Newtown Office Supply - providing us with many of the supplies needed for the day
Purina Pet Diets - providing measuring cups, food and info for our Chubby Pets Wet Lab
Henry Schein - providing treats to give away
Hills Pet Nutrition - providing food and treats