SOURCE: Last Chance for Animals
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 25, 2012) - Poison drummer Rikki Rockett, actress Shannon Elizabeth, dog trainer Victoria Stilwell, and Animal Cops Houston's Randy Farmer join Last Chance for Animals' (LCA) president and founder Chris DeRose and rescue group Paws of Austin to host a free educational public event and a VIP reception to raise awareness and put an end to puppy mills. Rikki Rockett, Shannon Elizabeth, and Chris DeRose will be available for interviews on Sept 29 and 30.
Food, wine, silent auction and a live art auction featuring puppy mill survivors and their stories.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Urban Grill at The Westin
11301 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758
Tickets to the reception are $30 available from: http://www.pawsofaustin.org/public/specialevents.html
PUPPY MILL AWARENESS DAY 2012 - Live music, food and drink, Puppy Mill Survivor Parade, Frisbee show by Karma the Flying Pit Bull, and special guest speakers.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fiesta Gardens (West End)
2101 Jesse E Segovia St, Austin TX 78702
ABOUT PUPPY MILLS
Each year, approximately 500,000 puppies are bred in puppy mills nationally, facilities known for their filthy, overcrowded conditions and the unhealthy animals they produce. Only half of these animals make it to pet stores, the others die from the mill's squalid conditions, hypothermia, starvation or the horrors of transport. For more information, visit www.BanPuppyMills.com.
ABOUT LAST CHANCE FOR ANIMALS:
Last Chance for Animals (LCA), known as "The FBI of Animal Rights," is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting animal cruelty through education, grassroots outreach and working to enact legislation that protects animals. Founded in 1984 by Hollywood actor Chris DeRose, LCA began by exposing the inherent cruelty of vivisection (the live dissection of animals). Over the years, LCA has grown and broadened its focus to include all areas in which animals are abused in our society -- including animals in entertainment, stolen companion animals, Class "B" animal dealers, factory farming, puppy mills and the fur industry.