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Demonstrations and speakers to check out at Pick a Pooch this weekend

By on July 9, 2018

Pets in Omaha’s Pick a Pooch Adoption Days and Pet Expo is this weekend, July 14 and 15, 2018, at Ralston Arena (73rd and Q in Omaha) from 10 am to 4 pm. On top of the 100 vendors and 20+ rescue and shelter groups you’re accustomed to finding at our event (plus great raffles and this year’s pet food drive), there are a number of speakers who will demonstrate, educate, and more for attendees.

For full details on the event, click here.

Here’s a tentative schedule of events to follow while you visit this weekend!

 

 

Pets in Omaha / Pick-A-Pooch Event

Speaking Agenda

Ralston Arena ~ July 14 & 15, 2018

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

 

11:00 a.m.       Pets in Omaha                                                           Lee Legenhausen
Founder

  • Welcome to Pick-A-Pooch

 

 

11:00 a.m.       Nebraska Humane Society                                      Pam Wiese
Vice President, Public Relations        

  • Cat-Astrophe:  Free and Discounted Kitties
  • Get Involved
  • Spotlight Events

 

11:30 a.m.       Dharma Dog Training                                              Kelley McAtee
Founder and Master Trainer

  • Alternative Training Options
  • Lowering Pet Return Rates / Why Dogs End Up in Shelters
  • Conversational Leash Work / Mental Health for Dogs – Demonstrations

 

12:00 p.m.      Bailing Out Benji                                                      Mindi Callison
Executive Director, Founder

  • How to Humanely Acquire a Pet                                            and Nebraska Team Leaders
  • Pet Stores and Puppy Mills

1:00 p.m.        Whisper In My Ear                                                    Cindy Downing
                                                                                                            Animal Communicator and

  • What is Your Pet Trying to Tell You?                                                 Evidential Medium
  • Demos and Mini Medium Reading

                                                                                   

1:30 p.m.        Midlands Humane Society                                       Kori Nelson
Director of Development

  • History of Midlands Humane Society                                     and Marketing
  • Volunteer Program / Need for Fosters
  • Upcoming MHS Fall Events

 

2:00 p.m.        Dharma Dog Training                                              Kelley McAtee
Founder and Master Trainer

  • Responsible Dog Ownership
  • How to Advocate for Your Dog in Public

 

2:30 p.m.        Bailing Out Benji                                                      Mindi Callison
Executive Director, Founder

  • History of Bailing Out Benji                                                     and Nebraska Team Leaders
  • Dog By Dog

 

 

About Eric Forrest

Eric is a pet lover, bookworm and dad. He's had 5 family dogs, 4 cats, a cottontail rabbit he nursed back to health, and two ducks. Cats are his preference, but Eric loves all little critters.

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