MADISON, Wis. (March 22, 2014) – The Humane Society of the United States estimates animal shelters nationwide care for six to eight million dogs and cats every year, half of whom are euthanized.
To help raise awareness of this issue, the Globe University Madison-East campus has partnered with local animal rescues to host a pet adoption fair. Globe University veterinary technology students will demonstrate proper teeth brushing, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and how to prevent fleas and heartworm. A silent auction to raise money for Wisconsin Vest-A-Dog, an organization that provides bulletproof and stab-proof vests for police dogs will also be held. Other participating organizations include:
· Dane County Friends of Ferals
· Darling Pet Rescue
· Golden Retriever Rescue of Wisconsin
· Hill’s Science Diet
· Little Orphan Animal Rescue
· Madison Area Herpetological Society
· Wisconsin Vest-A-Dog
What: “Adopt Around the Globe” Pet Adoption Fair and Fundraiser
When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Globe University-Madison East campus
4901 Eastpark Blvd
Madison, WI 53718
For more information contact Naomi McDonald, Director of Media Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-332-8269.
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