The Dunes Dog Training Club's next Beginner Obedience Class will start on August 21st. This class is for dogs 6 months of age & older; cost for the class is $90.00 for the 8 week session. Owners must bring proof of their dogs current vaccinations on the first night; dogs should be wearing a metal training collar attached to a 6 foot leather leash. Experienced instructors teach owners how to train their dogs in basic obedience, using only positive reinforcement in the form of treats & praise. For further information please call 219-996-4770, 219-916-1594, 219-756-7035.
The Dunes Dog Training Club's next Puppy Obedience Class will begin on August 28th. This class is for puppies 2-6 months of age; cost for the class is $80.00 for the 7 week session. Puppies should be wearing a flat, buckle-type collar, attached to a 6 foot leather leash. Experienced instructors teach owners how to train their puppies in basic obedience, using positive reinforcement only, in the form of food and/or treats. All Classes are held at the club building located at 110 N. Main St. in Hebron, IN. For further information please call 219-996-4770, 219-916-1594, 219-756-7035.
Second Chance 4 Pets Network, a local animal rescue, will sponsor a Paws in Paradise Walk-a-thon and Pet Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Robertsdale Little League Complex, 119th Street and Wolf Lake in Hammond, Indiana.
The pet fair will include a pet blessing (10:15 a.m.), vendors, animal rescues and pet adoptions, K-9 and pet safety demonstrations, food, merchandise, door prizes, and pet contests and games. Music will be provided by Jambulance.
Second Chance 4 Pets Network will be microchipping pets for a nominal fee, and a pet photographer will be on hand to take pictures of your adorable pets in costume. There will be luau-themed activities throughout the day.
The 2014 Second Chance 4 Pets calendar featuring pets from the community will be for sale at the pet fair.
Pets are welcome to participate in the walk-a-thon and pet fair, but they must be leashed and current on vaccinations. You do not have to have a pet to participate in the walk-a-thon.
ALL proceeds benefit Second Chance 4 Pets Network and will be used for their spay/neuter services and rescue/adoption program.
For more info, contact JoAnn Palko at (219) 771-6768.