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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Join the Fun at Pooch P.A.D (Pet Awareness Day) On Sat., Jan. 26 In the City’s Animal Shelter


WHAT: A circus-themed pet awareness initiative created through the Animal Services, Financial Services and Communications teams that is being held to educate residents on the importance of pet care and ownership. The first-time initiative will feature various vendor booths, pet education materials and talks, a photo booth, pet and human- friendly refreshments, adoptable pets and Adoption Success Stories from MCTX Animal Services.

“This event will educate citizens on public health matters such as rabies control, animal behavior and bite prevention,” said Pooch P.A.D. representative TaBorah Goffney. Pooch P.A.D. representative Ireyan Clark – Sam added that: “We wanted to plan this event to celebrate our new addition (Pharaoh Kennedy) coming into our lives, and also, to highlight other successful pet pairings and show the importance of proper pet care and ownership.”

Thank you to event partners: Bahama Bucks, Wishbone Pet Care, Fondren 5 Star, Sienna @ 6 Veterinary Hospital, Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital, Small Cakes Rosenberg and 4 Paws Gourmet Dog Treats.

“Partnerships are important when planning an event of this magnitude,” said Pooch P.A.D. representative Adrianna Nixon. “I’m excited to be a part of this fun and educational event dedicated to the betterment of our furry friends!”

WHEN:  Saturday, Jan. 26 from noon to 3 p.m.

WHERE:  Missouri City Animal Shelter, 1923 Scanlin Rd.

Animal Services Pooch PAD Flyer

Volunteer opportunities are available; to share your time at the event, please email or apply for the Municipal Volunteer Program. For more information regarding Pooch P.A.D., call (281) 403-8500 or email Animal Services Manager, TaBorah Goffney at or Communications Specialist, Adrianna Nixon at

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website:, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store).

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