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Yappy Hour at Planet Dog

Yappy Hour at Planet Dog

When: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 6-7:30 pm
Where: Planet Dog Company Store, Portland, Mainet

Join working teams and puppy raisers from four different organizations to hear how assistance dogs change lives.

Planet Dog’s popular Yappy Hour will feature a free assistance dog presentation given by Suzan Morris, Founder of DogPowered. 

Come meet working assistance dogs and dogs in training as well as representatives from service dog programs such as Assistance Canine Training Services, NEADS, Canine Assistants and Canine Companions for Independence.  Help Planet Dog celebrate and honor Maine’s assistance dog heroes and the volunteers and trainers who help them on their journey.

The Yappy Hour will feature assistance dog demos and Q&A, provide puppy raiser information as well as information about assistance dog programs and dog etiquette and laws.  Participants are encouraged to bring their four legged friend(s) and enjoy free snacks and treats.

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) takes place August 5th – 11th.  It was created to recognize all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability related limitations.

More Info: Planet Dog Company Store, 207.347.8606

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