Animal Care & Control of NYC Joins Pet FairWelcomes L.O.V.E. Bus To NYC

Animal Care & Control of NYC Joins Pet Fair
Welcomes L.O.V.E. Bus To NYC
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – 11:00 a.m. " Noon
Manhattan Shelter
326 East 110th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue

The national Keep the L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Tour 2012 bus has arrived in New York City. Welcoming the bus and drawing attention to the plight of pets abandoned due to behavior problems is Animal Care & Control of New York City Executive Director Julie Bank, tour spokesperson Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB, and the WCBS 880 Radio Pet Reporter Elizabette Cohen, DVM, tour sponsors American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB), and Ceva Animal Health.

Richard Gentles, [email protected], 917-807-7829
Lea-Ann Germinder, APR Fellow PRSA, [email protected], or 212-367-2170/917-334-8682 cell
Peter Collins, [email protected] or 908-499-1200

Keep the L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Pet Fair
Friday, August 17, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. " Noon
West 44th Street & 12th Ave. at Pier 84
New York, NY. 10001

Featuring: Free behavior tips & demonstrations, shelter pet adoptions, music & giveaways, $1 Paw for a Cause donations; proceeds from t-shirt sales to benefit ACC of NYC and other NYC area shelters

Background: Nine out of ten people don’t realize there are solutions to their pet’s behavior problems, and in frustration, often give them up to a shelter. Many of these shelter pets die needlessly. Ceva Animal Health, makers of Feliway® and Adaptil™ pheromone products and the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists want pet owners to know they can “keep their love with their pet alive” with medically sound options from your veterinarian to treat these problems—before it’s too late.

About Animal Care & Control: Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) is the largest animal organization in the Northeast, rescuing nearly 34,000 animals each year. As a non-profit organization since 1995, AC&C rescues, cares for and finds loving homes for homeless and abandoned animals in New York City. AC&C facilities operate in all five boroughs to service all NYC communities. Visit AC&C’s website at www.nycacc.org for more information.

About Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB: Dr. Debra Horwitz is an internationally recognized authority on behavioral issues in pets. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) and received her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. For more information visit www.goodnewsforpets.com.

About the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) : Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (DACVB) are veterinarians who are specialists in the field. For more information visit www.dacvb.org.

About Ceva Animal Health: Ceva’s key companion animal products include the Vectra® line of parasiticides, Adaptil™ (formerly D.A.P.) and Feliway® pheromone behavior aids and Senilife® neuroprotection for aging pets. For more information visit www.ceva.us.

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