SOURCE: Hunt Valley Animal Hospital

June 21, 2011 17:00 ET

Hunt Valley Animal Hospital Hosted Open House for Pet Owners

HUNT VALLEY, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) - On Sunday, May 15, 2011, Hunt Valley Animal Clinic held an Open House event for local area pet owners. The event featured lectures on pet safety and health, booths, children's activities, and more. Attendees were able to tour the facilities and received gift certificates to have their pets evaluated. There were also a wide variety of vendors and sponsors on hand to answer questions, hand out treats, and provide information on the veterinary clinic. The weather was agreeable and the veterinary staff was able to interact with open house attendees.

The Hunt Valley Animal Hospital hosted a free open house for pet owners on Sunday, May 15th, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event was slated to be held "rain or shine," but the weather was cooperative and local pet owners were able to get to know the staff better and tour the clinic. The event featured a free tour of the state of the art veterinary clinic and had a wide variety of activities for all members of the family, including pets.

There were lectures from leading pet experts, Dr. Gary Brooks and Dr. Judi Martin, on topics such as pet chiropractic care, feline health care, and canine health care. A Pet CPR class was held, allowing pet owners to learn life saving techniques for use in the event of a crisis situation. For attendees with both children and animals, a petting zoo, children's games, and face painting sessions were available. There was a free dog agility course, courtesy of Branchwater Border Collies, for pet owners to test their dog's fitness and skill. All lectures were held at the Cockeysville Fire Department in Cockeysville, MD. Attendees received a $25 gift card towards vaccinations or other vet services at the animal clinic.

This animal clinic event was designed to spread awareness of the importance of regular vaccinations and the need to spay and neuter every animal in the Hunt Valley area. In addition, Hunt Valley Animal Clinic also wanted to bring attention to the services that they offer, including treatment of exotic pets, vaccinations, and spay and neuter procedures. Several local and national sponsors were also on hand to give out treats, including Defenders of Animal Rights, Pfizer, Bark Busters Home Dog Training, Brooks-Huff Tire and Auto Centers, Ceva, Eric Rumenap, Dechra, DVM Resources, Finch John Deere, Intervet, Little Buddies Barnyard, Pet Artist Mary Feigelson, M&T Bank, Midwest Veterinary Supply, Pet ER, Purina, Seasons Pizza, TNC Exotics, Mid-Atlantic German Shepherd Rescue, and more.

In looking back on the Open House event, Dr. Allan Frank said, "We designed the open house as an opportunity for local pet owners to learn more about our facility, our services, and our staff. We also ensured that the event was both an enjoyable and informative affair, by providing fun activities, educational lectures, and informational classes." The veterinary clinic provides vaccinations, spay and neuter services, vet services for exotic pets, and several different types of surgical specialties. Pet owners can learn more about Hunt Valley Animal Hospital on their website,

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    Hunt Valley Animal Hospital
    Hunt Valley, MD