Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Asheville Outlets and PetGazette host Pet Fest - July 19th

Asheville Outlets and PetGazette are teaming up to host the first annual Pet Health, Wellness, Fitness, Fun and Adoption Fest on July 19, 2015 from Noon – 4 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. The event will include activities for pets and their families including: educational advice, obedience tips, informational booths and displays, music and much more!

All the proceeds from this event will benefit Asheville Humane Society, Blue Ridge Humane Society, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue, Boxer Butts and Other Mutts and Pinups for Pitbulls.

Dog owners who think their dog should be “in pictures” will love the PetGazette Cover Dog competition. The winner will be featured on the fall cover of PetGazette. There will also be a doggie kissing booth, training seminars and dog skills demonstrations by Loehr Animal Behavior, Lucky Dog Training and Woof in the Woods/K9 Services.

Asheville Humane Society, Blue Ridge Humane Society, Boxer Butts and Other Mutts, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and Charlie's Angels Animal Rescue will host meet and greet dog and cat adoptions. There will also be a dog and cat food drive (American made pet food only) and a dog and cat new toy drive to benefit the participating non-profits. Food and toys can be dropped off at customer service in the food court.

Additionally, there will be booths and displays from area pet retailers, groomers, daycare and boarding facilities. Participating vendors include: A Dogs Day Out, Brown Bear Farm/Zen Puppy, Canine Shear Heaven Grooming, Cats Care Clinic, Dog House Doggie Daycare, Gloria Berlin Agency, Fast Cats Studio, MN Stoneworks, Pet Cremations of WNC, REACH, Top Dog Kennel, Western Carolina Veterinary Surgery, WNC Veterinary Hospital and more!

There are still booth spaces available. For more information about a booth/display, contact Carol Marks at 828.633.1348 or publisher.petgazette@gmail.com or Tammy Cox at 828.333.6282 or tcox@nedevelopment.com.

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