Training People for Pits Sake

In celebration of National Pit Bull Awareness Day on October 23, 2010, Ring Dog Rescue is hosting a series of activities surrounding that date to celebrate these dogs. The centerpiece event of the celebration is a public event intended to provide training, insight, education and a place to network for animal welfare advocates.

NAME: “Training People for Pits Sake”
WHEN: Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
WHERE: Chesterfield County, VA Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall
WHO: Any member of the public with a valid admission ticket.
**Only spayed/neutered pets will be allowed.**

Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12 (children ages 3 and under are subject to FREE admission). Training class prices are $25 per class or $40 for two classes. There is to be one dog per handler and no children under 18 are permitted in the training area.

–> Click the link to register for a class — SPACE IS LIMITED!!!

“Training People for Pits Sake” is a public event, featuring an amazing training opportunity for your dog, along with more than a dozen animal friendly vendors selling their products, along with food and activities for the children, to facilitate networking and mingling between local animal lovers. There will also be a special appearance by Gracie, one of the former Michael Vick dogs.
–> Newly added: Consultations with Terri Chenault — Pet Psychic. If you are interested in making a reservation, click here to fill out the reservation request form. SHE ONLY HAS 13 SLOTS AVAILABLE SO BOOK TODAY!!! There is a fee of $25 for a 15 minute appointment.

The training schedule for this event is as follows:
9-10am — Pit Ed
10-11am – Back to Basics
11-12pm – Feisty Fido’s
12-1pm – Canine Good Citizen Testing
2-3pm – Pit Ed
3-4pm – Feisty Fido’s
Canine Good Citizen Testing

In addition to the public forum, Ring Dog Rescue is additionally providing free spay and neuter and transport to pit bulls in the Jefferson Davis corridor of Chesterfield County on October 24, 2010 in partnership with Richmond Animal League (