Tucson Tails Events: Cave Creek, HOPE at Chik-fil-A, Pet Therapy Infoby Karyn Zoldan on Mar. 29, 2011, under Animal Events, Dogs, Canines, Fun with Fido, Barking Encouraged
March 31 – Barks, Books, & Benefits
Desert Foothills Library + Foothills Animal Rescue
Dogged Tucson-based author and dog rescuer Edie Jarolim will be traveling to our neighbors to the north (Phoenix area) for a very special yappy hour event of wine for the humans, doggy playtime, book reading, Q&A, and book signing. Jarolim’s book, Am I Boring My Dog + 99 Other Things Your Dog Wishes You Knew, gives the reader lots of useful information in a bite-size format, some of it poignant but most of it humorous and laugh aloud funny. If you can’t make it to Cave Creek, you can follow Edie’s blog and the great Yorkie bark-off contest. Her dog by the way is Frankie and he has his own video.
Location & time:
38443 N Schoolhouse Rd
Cave Creek, AZ
5 to 7 p.m.
March 31 – HOPE Animal Shelter
Chik-fil-A has selected HOPE to participate in their “Spirit Night” Fundraiser! HOPE will receive a portion of the proceeds when presented with the flier. You must present the flier in order for HOPE to benefit.
Locations & times:
El Con Mall
3605 E. Broadway
4 to 9 p.m.
Oracle Rd at The Auto Mall
4585 N.Oracle Rd.
5 to 8 p.m.
At the Oracle location, proceeds from the fun game of Plinko with all go to HOPE.
Volunteering with Your Pet – Information Sessions
Saturday, April 2 – 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, April 20 – 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Learn how you and your pet (dog, cat, rabbit, or other domesticated species) might qualify to cheer up patients in hospitals, bring joy to seniors in assisted-living centers, help children learn to read, and much more. This is a great session to gain a better understanding of all that is involved with becoming part of the Loving Angel Paws volunteer group as a Delta Society Pet Partners therapy animal team. Meet and talk to current volunteers. Humans only invited to the informational sessions.
Place: Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital
Pre-registration is required as space is limited. RSVP to TherapyPetsAZ@gmail.com.
Don’t take dog treats from strangers
Neighborhood Watch – Caution for Dog Owners
This alert from the Prince Tucson neighborhood was received via the Richland Heights East mailing list and then I received it from a friend and I also saw it on Facebook:
“Our neighbor who is a dog lover and walker forwarded this note to me to alert dog owners in the Prince Tucson Neighborhood. In the dog parks as well as along the Rillito is a man that hands out treats to dogs. One dog that received it died, the other one was rushed to the Emergency (bloody stool) and saved. The man is described as well groomed, wearing something like a uniform, maybe the shirt of the Pima Space Museum.”
This is disturbing if it’s true. If yours is the dog who died or the dog that was rushed to the emergency vet, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.