Wiener dog races at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
A recent arrival from South Africa, Dr. Tara Pugh will share her adventures growing up on a Zimbabwe national park and game reserve. She went on to become a vet, relocating large game animals and then working with small animals, concentrating on medicine and surgery.
Go on a safari with Dr. Pugh's real life accounts of working with some of the most exotic animals in the world and hear what it is like working as vet with domestic animals in Africa at 12:30 pm!
In light of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's investigation into a possible connection between 16 grain-free dog foods and cardiomyopathy (DCM), Dr. Dirk Dekens will be discussing the issues related to feeding a grain-free diet to your pets, particularly those with a high proportion of peas, lentils, legumes and potatoes. Cardiomyopathy is a serious, sometimes fatal, heart disease that weakens the heart muscles.