Past Meetup

National Pit Bull Awareness Day with Rescue Ink and the Pit Boss!

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250 people went



Special guests, Rescue Ink, who describe themselves as “an army of tattooed, motorcycle-riding street guys who have zero tolerance for animal abuse and neglect,” will be on hand to lead the parade and talk with the community about pit bull rescue, education and advocacy. Rescue Ink is also featured in a nationally televised show that chronicles their rescue and animal-welfare efforts.

If that was exciting enough, the Pit Boss will be coming, and filming his his Animal Planet show at the event!!! This is truly our time to shine!!!

Love-A-Bull’s National Pit Bull Awareness Day Activities on Sunday, November 7th:

• Parade of 100 Pit Bulls (we need you to make that GOAL!) (and Friends) up Congress Avenue, will assemble at 11:30 am at the Congress Avenue Bridge by the Statesman parking lot and will walk up historic Congress Avenue and over on Fourth Street to Republic Square Park. The parade is open to any leashed dog (all breeds) and individuals or families, and dog/human costumes are encouraged.

• Fun Fest in Republic Square Park (422 Guadalupe Street, in Downtown Austin), will take place from 1 pm – 5 pm that day, and will feature booths by animal rescue groups, vendors/retailers/trainers, food/drink, screen printing, dog/human merchandise, music, a silent auction, giveaways, and fun/games for the whole family. Rescue Ink will speak about their mission and programs, and do a Q & A.

With Food Vendors: Taco Deli, FRANK, the Hat Creek Burger Co., and Texas Tea.

Confirmed Vendors include: Industry Print Shop, Scentsy, Dirty Dog, Lucky Dog Bone Bakery, Training By Tara, Royal’s Pet Taxi, Greater Austin Pet Resource Guide, The Pet Studio, Queenie’s of Dallas, Skillful Paws, What’s up Buttercup Designs, It’s Pawsitively Irresistible, Petco, PetSmart, S.O.A.P., All Dogs Go to Debbie, J. Guild Designs, Universal Stitching Designs, THLN, TLAC, Friends of TLAC, ATA, Austin Pets Alive!, Humane Society of Williamson County, Rusty Cage Rescue, Emancipet, Lucky Mutts!, Dr. Mockler of Oak Hill Veterinary Clinic, Buddy’s Chance, Lifelong Friend Pet Adoptions, Austin Humane Society, and Texas Hearing and Service Dogs…and More!

Info on Rescue Ink's Nat Geo Show: http://channel.nation... ( AND