SOURCE: Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson

March 14, 2011 19:26 ET

Free Workshop "Everything You Have Always Wanted to Know About Writing a Will for You, Your Family and Your Pet" Coming to Tucson

Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, Handi-Dogs and Cause Four Paws Hosting 3/21 Workshop

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, in conjunction with local non-profit organizations Handi-Dogs and Cause Four Paws, will be hosting a 3/21 workshop on writing wills for you, your family and your pets.

Attorney Kay Richter ( will lead the event and refreshments will be provided free of charge. Please RSVP to Judith at 520-795-9955 or

To be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on 3/21 in the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson auditorium, 4909 North La Canada Drive, Tucson, workshop topics to be covered will include:
- how to write a will,
- estate planning,
- probate, taxes,
- financial plans of action,
- power of attorney,
- disabilities and
- leaving money to animal related charities and to care for your pets, etc.

Of particular interest to many will be specific directions on how to leave money in your will for your four legged friends, such as dogs, cats and horses. Attendees should bring all their questions since this seminar will be providing up to date and detailed legal information, such as the extension on making a charitable contribution from one's IRA once they have turned 70. Richter is Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys of Arizona and chairs the Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Attorneys' luncheon.

Considered amongst the nation's leading specialty veterinary centers, The Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (, delivers compassionate, comprehensive veterinary emergency and specialty care in the fields of Emergency and Critical Care, Dentistry, Dermatology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Radiology and Behavior, and collaborates with the Valley Fever Center for Excellence.

Cause Four Paws ( is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping pets and their owners in times of need. Created by Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson (, Cause Four Paws is a way of giving back to the community, providing assistance for acutely ill or injured animals.

Handi-Dogs, Inc. (, one of the oldest assistance dog training programs in the country, was founded as a pilot program in 1973 to teach people with disabilities how to train their own dogs to be their assistance dogs. The organization was incorporated in 1977.

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