The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) will host a fundraising event in conjunction with their 7th Annual Conference, Synergy in Seattle: Building Better Teams from Friday Oct. 20-Monday Oct. 23, 2017.
The event, which is open to the public for a $10.00 donation at the door, will include a book-signing by authors in the field of animal hospice, a remembrance and candlelight honoring ceremony, local dog adoption opportunities from Forgotten Dogs Rescue, and a cash bar. Redmond author Lola Ball will sign copies of her book, “When your Dog has Cancer: Making the Best Decisions for you and your Dog,” published by Dogwise of Wenatchee, WA.
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“We are excited to offer this wonderful event for our conference attendees as well as the local Seattle animal caregiving community,” said Tammy Wynn, IAAHPC conference chair. “Attendees will be able to meet leaders in the field of animal hospice, purchase autographed books, and participate in our candlelight honoring ceremony where we will honor the life and love shared between pets and their people,” she said.
All proceeds from the fundraising event will go directly to the IAAHPC’s efforts in providing awareness of animal hospice and supportive end-of-life services available throughout the United States and internationally. For details please visit IAAHPC.org/upcoming-events
* If you’re unable to attend in person, and would like to support this work and/or submit a photo of your pet to be included in the honoring ceremony, we welcome your online donation.
About Forgotten Dog Rescue
Forgotten Dogs Rescue is a foster-home-based rescue organization in Washington State. They are dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned dogs at risk of euthanasia in shelters given up by their owners because of difficult circumstances, or in danger of abuse or neglect. forgottendogsrescue.com/.
About the IAAHPCThe International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care is a 501c3 nonprofit multidisciplinary membership organization dedicated to promoting comfort-oriented care to companion animals as they approach the end of life. Founded in 2009, IAAHPC has established industry standards and to evolve animal hospice and palliative care as a professional specialty. Please visit IAAHPC.org
Michelle Nichols of AHELP Project in Bellevue: 916-705-9574 or michelle@AHELPProject.org
Conference Chair: Tammy Wynn 513-314-8477 or firstname.lastname@example.org
List of attending authors & books provided upon request.
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