Sunday, January 29, 2012

The Pet Expo 2012

I just got home from the 3 long day Pet Expo in Timonium MD.

I have to admit that it was much more fun than I had imagines it to be on Thursday night as I was setting up. But I will admit that it was a ton of work. Thankfully I had many of my staff there to help. In all I had 3 Vets come to help on Sat, 6 technicians, and I saw many of our clients. It was a very busy three days and there were crowds of people from open to close on all three days.

I also want to express my sincere amazement at how many rescue groups were present. I saw rabbit rescue, cat rescues, many breed specific dog rescue groups (I was situated next to the Brittany groups who had the cuddliest dogs of them all), but I have to mention the dachshund, german shepherd, westie, shiloh, bird, animal rescue, and 2 groups that just take anyone who they think they can re-home. There are so many people who dedicate their lives to helping pets in need. I was humbled and awe struck by the compassion and dedication I saw. We are so lucky to have so many people who are willing to sacrifice so much personal time and expense to help an animal.

At our booth we offered microchips for $25.00 each. We seemed to be placing microchips all day today. I am so encouraged to see how many owners took advantage of us microchipping today and provided their pets with the best form of permanent identification we have to offer.

I also got to meet many owners who had great questions and were seeking additional advice to keep their pets in optimal health.

I really want to Thank my sister Diedra for taking two days put of her incredibly busy life to help us out. Her husband John for taking over the kid care for the 2 days she spent here. My dear friend Linda who spent all day with us and is the "best salesperson" EVER! My friends kate and Cindy and Haley who busted their butts today, and helped with the dreaded clean-up. My inspiring staff of Melissa, Rose, Amanda, Laura, and Dr.'s Hubbard, Breen, and Morgan. I really really appreciate your help.

I am so grateful to be so blessed by such good friends and family!


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