(Presseportal openBroadcast) - The Animal Rescue Event will be the first ever for Parker County, Texas, and the largest outdoor animal-focused event here. It will feature dog and cat adoptions, low-cost vaccinations, heartworm testing, demos, food, live music, and more.
Weatherford, Texas – March 9, 2016 – Rescue Rodeo 2016 has unveiled its Animal Rescue Event to take place April 16, 2016 at the First Monday Grounds at Heritage Park in Weatherford. It will be the first and largest event of its kind in Parker County. To be hosted by the Weatherford Animal Shelter Volunteers, Rescue Rodeo 2016 will be anchored by multiple pet rescues and animal related vendors.
Residents and businesses from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area are welcome. The dog rescue event will include dog and cat adoptions plus low-cost vaccinations, heartworm testing, and professional pet photography. Pets are welcome. Vendors will also provide microchips and nail trimmings while vets and sanctuaries from across the area will be present on the grounds.
Vendors welcome at the event include:
• Rescue Groups: Non-profit rescues can bring adoptable pets and set up their own canopies. Attendees will be able to adopt animals at Rescue Rodeo or apply for later approval. Groups can also collect donations and pass around information.
• Educational Vendors: Booths can be set up by groomers, trainers, sanctuary reps, and local veterinarians to promote themselves and provide an educational experience. They can give information about spaying and neutering, heartworm prevention, and training demos.
• Pet Related Vendors: Pet related products such as food, treats, accessories, outdoor/indoor décor, jewelry, and more will be available.
Heartworm testing will be provided at the Parker County Pets Alive Booth, while vaccinations will be offered care of the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection and Parker County Vet Hospital. Also, a number of local animal rescues have already signed up for the animal rescue event. A dog pageant will be held during the day as well, plus various raffles and prizes.
“iRescue is honored to be part of rescue rodeo. Here's to a successful event this year and many more in order to find homes for the pets of Parker County”, Michelle Kays-Witkowski, President.
Fun for People Too
Rescue Rodeo 2016 will also feature live music for the entire day, which will include Cominsky-Williams and River Trip. There will be food as well. Another part of the Fort Worth family event will be Kid Zone, where attendees will be able to take a picture on a Longhorn bull, visit the petting zoo, or enjoy Henna tattoos, face painting, and a double slide and bounce house.
"We're so excited to bring Rescue Rodeo to Weatherford. Our hope is that anyone and everyone who loves animals will bring their whole family (and their furbabies) to this event for a fun day of live music, great food, pet activities, education, low cost vaccinations, shopping and a ton more. We hope to see people from all over the DFW metroplex show up." Kim Murray, Volunteer/Event Coordinator.
The Parker County rescue event will take place from 10:00am to 5:00pm on April 16. Registration will end March 26, 2016. For more information, to register, and see a complete schedule and list of vendors and sponsors, go to http://www.rescuerodeo.com/.
About Rescue Rodeo
Rescue Rodeo is an organization responsible for setting up Rescue Rodeo 2016, an outdoor animal-related event in Parker County, Texas. It involves local dog and cat rescues, animal-related vendors, local vets, and educational demos. Sponsored by various local groups, the event provides fun and resources for people and pets alike.
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