This Saturday the American Kennel Club celebrates Responsible Dog Ownership Day. To coincide with this event the Zoom Room in both Hollywood and Culver City are having their own celebrations with a focus on dog health.
The Zoom Room in Culver City will be hosting an event on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The event will help first time dog owners learn about the responsibilities of dog ownership and help current owners enhance their relationship with their pets.
The celebration will feature acupuncture and massage for dogs. Dr Orme from Centinela Animal Hospital will discuss dog health and the benefits of canine acupuncture. A representative from the spcaLA’s Disaster Animal Response Team will be discussing emergency planning while another representative will talk on the benefits of spay/neuter and adoption. A spokesperson from I Love Dogs will discuss natural nutritional supplements. Annie Siegmann from Ruff Ruff Bakery will also be showing you how to make natural nutritious meals and treats for you canine kids.
Low-cost microchipping will be available for $10 through a partnership with Found Animals. Proceeds from the microchipping fee will go back to local animal rescue organizations. Those wishing to microchip their dogs must reserve in advance by signing up online.
The Zoom Room will host complementary massages for your dog.
In addition the Zoom Room will be accepting donations for spcaLA’s DART, a mobile command post that contains a full communications system providing monitoring and dispatching of emergency services during disasters and offering temporary shelter for animals and front-line veterinary care.
There will also be activities for kids.
The Zoom Room Hollywood will be hosting their Responsible Dog Ownership Event on Sunday, September 25, 2011 from 11 am to 4 pm.
This event will feature:
Low-Cost Microchipping will be available for $10 with the proceeds going back to local animal rescue organizations. This service will be offered between 11 am and 2 pm and reservations for microchipping must be booked in advance online.
Pet First Aid: Denise Fleck of Sunny-Dog Ink will give a free demo on pet first aid and CPR.
Therapy Dog Team: Learn how to become a Delta-certified Pet Partner team so you and your dog can visit hospitals, convalescent home, schools and provide love and the comfort of a dog to those in need of it. Also learn about the Ruff Reading literacy program offered at the Zoom Room.
There will be Pet Adoptions from Little Pampered Paws Rescue and Angel City Pits as well as Kid – Friendly Activities including face painting, balloons and more.
Lastly you will be able to get free advice from Zoom Room’s professional trainers.
The Zoom Room is a dog training center and canine social club specializing in dog agility. In addition, they host a variety of activities from fundraisers to educational days.
To Participate in Responsible Pet Ownership Day:
September 24, 2011 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Zoom Room Culver City
11836 Teale Street
Culver City, CA 90230
September 25, 2011 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Zoom Room Hollywood
726 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038