Kick-off Event raised enough funds for a Veteran in Washington DC to receive a service dog through K9s For Warriors.
Washington, DC (September 22, 2013) – Hosted By Best Selling Author and Animal Advocate Wendy Diamond, AnimalFair.com’s Bark Business Tour launched at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC to raise money and awareness for the K9s For Warriors organization.
Wendy and Animal Fair are raising enough funds to pair 10 returning U.S. Veterans stricken with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) with 10 rescued service dogs. The Bark Business Tour will stop in 10 cities, and won’t end until at our goal has been met.
Dr. Katy Nelson of the Pet Show, and Mary Amons joined Wendy Diamond along with many other pet parents and animal lovers for a fundraising breakfast located on the beautiful gardens of the Omni Shoreham Hotel, located on Calvert Street. Also throughout the tour, Ellen Degeneres will contribute a Halo Pet Brand dog buffet.
To date, the Wendy and Animal Fair has raised $130,021. This accounts for 26 animal lives saved and 12 dogs for 12 Veterans, who serve as service animals for Veterans facing PTSD.