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Posted on: January 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Event to focus on animal care, laws, Animal Control and wildlife


Jan. 14, 2019 - All things related to animals — from the care of our pets to the behavior of wildlife — will be the focus at Paws, Claws & Tails. The free Jan. 30 event will feature talks, displays and and chance to speak to experts, sponsored by the Hampton Animal Control Advisory Committee.

The schedule of presentations are:

6:30 p.m.: Hampton Animal Control

7:00 p.m.: Mutts on a Mission, service dogs

7:25 p.m.: Veterinarian Lisa Holland, wellness care, diseases, and vaccines 

7:45 p.m.: Virginia Department of Wildlife and Inland Fisheries, wild animals

Additional organizations that will have exhibits or be experts available include: Hampton Clean City Commission; Emergency Management (sheltering pets during disasters); Peninsula SPCA; Animal Aid Society; Peninsula Chicken Keepers (PECK); Joy Chi Veterinary Acupuncture; Cat Corner/Kitty City Feral Cat Colony; Wildlife Response; and Operation Catsnip (cat spay/neuter).

The event will be held at the Northampton Community Center, 1435-A Todds Lane, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. For more information and to RSVP, contact the city’s 311 center at 727-8311. (Reservations are not mandatory but help us plan for space.)

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