Wednesday, July 30, 2008


Russell Memorial Library, 2808 Taylor Road, in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake is promoting “The Dog Days of August,” a series of programs highlighting skills for successful dog ownership. On Monday, August 4, at 7:00 P.M., Louise McCarthy of the American Red Cross will present: Pets & Disasters: Preparedness for Your Pets.
If a Katrina were to hit here, what would you do?

Program attendees will:

· Learn how to develop a pet disaster plan

· Receive instruction for creating a pet disaster supply kit

· Learn how to coordinate a pet evacuation plan

Other programs in this series include:

August 5: Safety Around Dogs: Your Safety Begins with You (a program for children 5-12)
August 7: Making a Good Dog a Great Therapy Dog (Children welcome, too)
August 12: Alternative Veterinary Medicine -- Dr. Constance Pozniak
August 14: Chris Stakes – Pet Psychic -- bring a picture of your dog and ask one question!

Classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required; call 410-7016 to reserve a seat.

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