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National Pet Week 2005

19 years ago

28th April, 2005 00h00

30th April to 8th May ‘BEST OF FRIENDS, BEST OF HEALTH’ ASDA TEAMS UP WITH NATIONAL PET WEEK IN 2005 TO PROMOTE GOOD HEALTH FOR PEOPLE AND PETS asda.gif National Pet Week is delighted to announce that Asda will be the principal sponsor of National Pet Week 2005. ‘Best of Friends, Best of Health’ will be the theme for National Pet Week, taking place between April 30 and May 08, the aim of the week is to promote responsible pet ownership and celebrate the bond between people and pets. Hundreds of pet centred events will be organised by pet lovers up and down the country, from ‘pooch parlours’ to grooming competitions, to open days at veterinary practices or pet shops and school or local authority activities, all with the aim of promoting responsible pet ownership and the positive impact animals can have on people’s lives. In particular, this year NPW is highlighting the importance of keeping people and their animal friends healthy. npw2005.gif National Pet Week chairman Phil Sketchley says: “We are thrilled to be working with Asda for National Pet Week 2005 and we’re looking forward to some really exciting events this year. We have always known that the relationship between people and pets is unique. It is increasingly being recognised that mutual benefits far exceed companionship alone and that assistance animals and pets also offer significant health benefits too. National Pet Week provides an excellent opportunity to show this, and to promote how healthy pets can help keep people healthy. So spring in to action this March and plan your pet event, you can raise funds for your local charity – but don’t forget National Pet Week itself. Please register your event on line and there’s a competition for the best one too! Details of local Asda stores can be found on the website: National Pet Week is a registered charity and unique in bringing together the work of animal welfare charities and professional bodies throughout the UK with the common goal of improving the welfare of pets. The Chairman for 2005 is Phil Sketchley. Anyone interested in running events for National Pet Week should contact us at: National Pet Week... 3 Crossfield Chambers Gladbeck Way Enfield EN2 7HF Tel 020 8370 3688 Fax 020 8363 1155 [email protected]

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