Location: Plant Zero, 0 East 4th St., Richmond, Va.
Admission: Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on the Ring Dog Rescue website or at a number of locations listed on the website
In celebration of National Pit Bull Awareness Day, Ring Dog Rescue is hosting a public event intended to provide insight, education, and a place to network for animal welfare advocates.
"In Defense of Dogs: An Evening on Animal Welfare" will feature notable speakers in animal advocacy along with more than a dozen animal friendly vendors, food, and a beer and wine bar to facilitate networking and mingling between local animal lovers. There will also be a special appearance by Gracie, one of Michael Vick's former dogs.
For more information, a list of speakers, and event sponsors, visit www.ringdogrescue.org.
(And for information on Cinnamon pictured above, who is a sweet and shy pit bull-shar pei mix, visit www.extramiledogrescue.org.) article provided by Voices for Animals.