Mile Hi Church in Lakewood will be crawling with four-legged visitors this Saturday as it hosts its 8th annual Animal Care Affair and Pet Blessing. The event is dedicated to loving and caring for pets.
The free public event will include animal related exhibits, vendors, demonstrations, adoptions and more. It will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 at the church, 9077 W. Alameda Ave. All pets are welcome.
Two special animal blessing ceremonies will be officiated by Dr. Patty Luckenbach, who founded and directs the International Animal Ministry. Luckenbach is an associate minister at Mile High Church.
Following is the Pet Blessing and Ring/Demo schedule
9:30 a.m. - Freedom Service Dogs
10:15 a.m. - Centennial Working Dogs
11:30 a.m. - Pet Blessing
12:30 p.m. - Importance of Training - Ana Melara, CPDT-KA
1 p.m. - Pet Parade
1:45 p.m. - Agility Training, Ana Melara, CPDT-KA
2:30 p.m. - Fur Angels Abroad, Nakio's Underdog Rescue
Funds for Denkai - Denkai Animal Sanctuary in Weld County will be the recipient of a fundraiser this Saturday at an auto dealership.
Peak Kia North will be donating $200 from every car sold on Saturday to the Denkai Sanctuary, serving animals in crisis. Radio station K99 will also be doing a live radio broadcast there from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Denkai is in the midst of efforts to help local flood-ravaged livestock owners find hay for their animals.
Peak Kia North is at 1111 Southgate Dr., Windsor. Phone: 970-576-3100
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