The Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2018 celebrates and recognises achievements in companion animal rescue nationwide. The program was founded by pet rescue advocate Cathy Beer of Pets4Life, an independent education resource for cat and dog guardians and those thinking of getting a pet
This week, we spoke to Brittany Bloomer about her Australian based charity, Pound Paws and how its focused on assisting with the re-homing process for pets in Australian pounds and rescue centres.
“Pound Paws Dog Day events are organised to help raise awareness about dog adoption, as well as celebrate the wonderful companionship which we share with our dogs’ – Brittany Bloomer, Founder of Pound Paws.
Pound Paws will be hosting a series of Dog Day events around Australia over the next few months. The next upcoming dog day events will be taking place at North Gong Hotel and will include the following rescue groups:
• RSPCA NSW
• Deaf Dog Rescue
• Best Friends Fur-ever Rescue
• Dachshund Rescue
• Greyhound Rescue
Each rescue is provided complimentarily involvement and is encouraged to brings along dogs available for adoption on the day. The aim of the event, is to raise awareness to the public about how friendly rescue dogs are, as well as assist with fundraising and promotion for the rescue groups.
Last years event had over 2,000 participants involved from the local community. This year, the event is expanding, with lots more paw-some activities including; Sausage Dog Ninja Warrior – you will have to see it to believe it 😉
Are you based in Wollongong? Click attending here via FB.
If you want to stay up to date with more upcoming Dog Day events, follow Pound Paws FB page here.