National Pit Bull Awareness Day
The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department is hosting a National Pit Bull Awareness Day event on Saturday, October 24, at all city shelters.
The National Pit Bull Awareness Campaign is a nationwide effort to bring positive awareness and attention to the Pit Bull Terrier. Animal Welfare is providing a day of free education, resources, products and services to people who have Pit Bull Terrier type dogs. It is a special day to focus on these incredible dogs and a day to change perceptions and stereotypes.
Plenty to do:
• $10 adoption fee for all Pit breeds and mixes 1 year and older and a free Busy Buddy toy with every adoption
• Free Pit Bull training booklets
• Free public spay/neuter surgery coupons for owners of Pit Bulls and Pit mixes. (ABQ residents only)
• Free public micro-chip for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes only (East & West shelters)
• The event will feature Free professional training advice for your Pit Bull
• Free samples of dog food
• Free Enriching your Dog’s Life class at the Eastside shelter for Pit Bulls and Pit mixes – attendees will receive a Busy Buddy toy – 1st class 10:30 –11:30 a.m. – 2nd class 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
When: Saturday, October 24
Where: Eastside shelter – 8920 Lomas Blvd. NE, 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Westside shelter – 11800 Sunset Gardens SW, 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lucky Paws – 6600 Menaul NE in Coronado Mall, 11:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.