39 Strickland Street, Cos Cob, CT 06807. Phone: 203-869-6899.
Family pets are subject to the same disasters as their people, and in the case of these beloved companions, you are often the first responder. Learn how to be a responsible pet parent and how to keep your pet safe on a daily basis. MEET THE EXPERTS--Kathy Boyle of Chapin Hill Advisors, discusses how to plan for pets from a financial perspective, the risks of pet ownership (dog bites are the #1 insurance claim on personal liability) and how to prepare your pet sitter to avoid disasters. Vet Marcus Suppo shares his most important health safety tips for pets and their families. Cathryn Long, animal agent for All Creatures Great and Small animal talent agency, will talk about travelling with your dog, unfamiliar environments and training to interact with strangers. Adopt-A-Dog will talk about the right pet for the right family. Greenwich Police K-9 Unit Officer Mike Macchia and Tyro will go through their paces. LEARN FIRSTHAND. See demonstrations of pet first aid and CPR by GEMS Get training tips from Bandilane Canine Center to keep dogs of all ages safe. Enjoy pet-related craft projects for kids of all ages. Sponsored by Chapin Hill Advisors Sunday, April 15, 2:00-4:00 pm Vanderbilt Education Center, 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers Register below or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.