Asheville Outlets and PetGazette will host the first annual Pet Health, Wellness, Fitness, Fun and Adoption Fest on Sunday, July 19 from Noon – 4 PM. The event will be held at Asheville Outlets on Brevard Road, right off of I-26.
Included in the Pet Fest are activities for pets and their families. Dog owners can participate in the PetGazette Cover Dog competition. The winner will be featured on the fall cover of PetGazette.
There will be all kinds of information and vendors, as well as a doggie kissing booth, training seminars and dog skills demonstrations by Loehr Animal Behavior, Lucky Dog Training and Woof in the Woods/K9 Services, plus animals available for adoption. There will also be a dog and cat food drive (American made pet food only) and a dog and cat new toy drive to benefit the participating non-profits. Area pet retailers, groomers, veterinarians, and daycare and boarding facilities will have booths and displays.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Asheville Humane Society, Blue Ridge Humane Society, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue, Boxer Butts and Other Mutts and Pinups for Pitbulls.