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Events For and About Dogs at Godfrey’s–Welcome to Dogdom

Mar 26, 2017 09:37AM

'We're Not April Fooling.. Our Dogs Deserve Better Nutrition'

Godfrey’s–Welcome to Dogdom, located in Mohnton, is hosting We’re Not April Fooling…Our Dogs Deserve Better Nutrition, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., April 1, in the training center. Lunch will be provided free of charge. Answers Pet Food will provide free Answers Products for each participant, including goat’s milk, kefir, fish stock and raw food. Registration is required by March 29 for this free, people-only event.

Activities include a screening of Pet-Fooled, a national feature film exposing the inner workings of the commercial pet food industry, a Q&A session with Integrative Veterinarian Dr. Linda Stern, Natural Science Coordinator for Answers Pet Food Billy Hoekman and Nutrition Consultant and Proprietor of Godfrey’s Barb Emmett, as well as a presentation by Hoekman titled ”Small Details Make a Big Difference”––a look into the important but often overlooked aspects of pet food and the benefits of raw foods.

The Annual Spring Easter Egg and Bone Hunt––for dogs and their humans––will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 15, with outside activities (weather permitting) beginning promptly at 2 p.m. in the small dog park. A donation of $5 per dog is suggested, with all proceeds benefitting Leo’s Helping Paws nonprofit. Participants are invited to hunt for hidden eggs throughout the shop containing dog biscuits, prizes and coupons for in-store discounts up to 40 percent off. Dogs must be dog-friendly and people-friendly, have no food aggression issues, have a current rabies vaccination and be on a non-flexible leash no longer than six feet.

Location: 4267 New Holland Rd., Mohnton. For more information, call 610-777-5755 or visit GodfreysDogdom.com.

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