WHAT: EarthWise Pet Supply a neighborhood natural pet food, supply, grooming and self wash pet store, will host a holiday fundraiser for the Pug Rescue of San Diego. The annual holiday affair is free for anyone to attend and will feature pet photos with Santa, holiday costume and “P-ugly” sweater contests, Pug Boutique, food demo and pet treat samples from The Honest Kitchen and My Perfect Pet and a gift guide provided by EarthWise Pet Supply along with a barbecue and bake sale, and an opportunity drawing. There will also be $10 pet nail trims, with 50 percent of all proceeds will go to the Pug Rescue of San Diego County.
WHERE: EarthWise Pet Supply Carmel Valley/Torrey Highlands, 7805 Highland Village Place, Suite G-101, San Diego, CA 92129 (in the Albertson’s Shopping Center off Hwy 56 & Camino del Sur)
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(Best time to cover is between 10 a.m. and 12 noon.)
WHY: Funds raised will help the Pug Rescue of San Diego County continue to provide medical intervention and comfort in foster care to the Pugs relinquished to Pug Rescue of San Diego County. Nine out of 10 Pugs who enter Pug Rescue of San Diego County need some sort of medical attention in one way or another and relinquished Pugs live in foster care until their forever home is found.
EarthWise Pet Supply’s mission is to better the lives of pets and their owners through proper education, exceptional customer service, all natural products, and green business practices.
INTERVIEWS & VISUALS:
- Pugs, pets, and pet owners dressed in ugly sweaters and/or holiday attire to participate in the ‘P-ugly’ Christmas sweater contest.
- Santa visiting and taking photos with pets.
- Pet parents, their dogs and their families getting in the holiday spirit and enjoying the barbecue, Pug Boutique, food demo and pet treat samples from The Honest Kitchen and My Perfect Pet.
- Volunteers can speak about why they volunteer, and the need to help throughout the year.
- Norma Gervais of EarthWise Pet Supply can talk about the event.
- Suzi Schutzman of Pug Rescue of San Diego County, can speak to the need for support for the Pugs and the Pugs available for adoption.
EVENT CALENDAR LISTING:
P-Ugly Sweater Holiday Party
A fundraiser for Pug Rescue of San Diego County, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization
Saturday, Dec. 6
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hosted by EarthWise Pet Supply Carmel Valley
7805 Highland Village Place, Suite G-101 (Albertson’s shopping center)
858-449-4992 (for the public)