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Free Rabies Vaccinations and Microchipping for Dogs and Cats

One-day Event to Offer Free Essential Services for Pet Owners

Sept. 19, 2011 - PRLog -- WinterParkLostPets.com today announced that pet vaccine provider CheapShots will provide free rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats at the “Family and Pets Safety Event” to be held October 8, 2011, at the Kmart Plaza in Winter Park, Florida.

“Vacinations are an essential part of keeping your pet safe and we are extremely pleased that CheapShots will provide this vital service free during the Family and Pets Safety Event,” said Judy Charuhas, co-founder of WinterParkLostPets.com.

* Safety Event to Also Include Free Microchipping for Dogs and Cats *

Orange County Animal Services will microchip pets at no cost during the event. “Microchipping your pet is one of the most important things a pet owner can do to ensure their pet is returned safely should it become lost. As many as 7 out of 10 lost pets do not find their way home,” says Ms. Charuhas.

Additional free services at the Family and Pet Safety Event include:

* Free Flashing Safety Light. Attach to your pet’s collar during nighttime walks. Provided by VCA Animal Hospitals.

* Free home baked pet treats.  Courtesy of Pookie’s Bow Wow Bakery.

* Free pet safety information from Dr. Tiffany Jamieson, DVM.

* Free pet care supplies.  Provided by Camp Bow Wow

More than a dozen local providers of pet services will provide safety exhibits, demonstrations, tips and information – all free.

“WinterParkLostPets.com is honored to have been asked by Kmart to sponsor the pet safety portion of this event which is presented by Kmart and held in conjunction with National Safety Month,” said Ms Charuhas. “All our exhibitors are donating door prizes to be given away at the event.”

In addition to pet safety, there will be many exhibits related to family and household safety.

The Family and Pet Safety Event will be held from 10 am until 3 pm at the Winter Park Kmart Plaza at the corner of 17-92 and Lee Road. Reservations for vaccinations and microchipping are not required.

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WinterParkLostPets.com is a free public service for posting pets that have been lost or found in Winter Park, Florida, and immediately adjacent neighborhoods. The website, founded in September 2009, has helped reunite more than 240 pets since its inception.

WinterParkLostPets.com includes an online photo listing of lost and found pets, as well as checklists for what pet owners can do if their pet is missing and what citizens can do if they find a wandering pet. Included in the free web-based service is an email alert when pets are reported lost or when stray pets are found. Residents of Winter Park, Florida, can sign up for the free e-mail alerts at www.WinterParkLostPets.com.

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