Nancy Barry's business, Leash on Life Pet & People Services, was only about a year old when Nancy decided she wanted to do more to give back. So she started The Loving Care Pet Fair to raise money for area rescue groups and to promote pet adoption and proper care of animals. The event, now in its fourth year, takes place 10-4 Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Treasure Island Fun Center, 7770 Seminole Blvd. in Seminole. Yappy Hour follows from 4-5 pm.
"In Tampa Bay, we have dedicated rescues-great ones, working for very little to make a better life for animals who have been abused, neglected and abandoned," Nancy writes. "Many rescues set up at the fair, bring animals, sell products and put out their donation jars. We choose three rescues each year to split the profits we gather.
This year's partner rescues are Saddle Up Riding Club, Paws Rescue and Husky Haven.
"It’s a community effort," Nancy says. "We thank all who have participated and we invite you to be part of this wonderful event. Enjoy the live music, the food, the fun … And hear the bell ring out each time a pet finds a new family!"
For more information, contact Nancy at 727.768.5113 or Nancy@PetAndPeopleSvcs.com.
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