DERBY - People and Animals Working in Spirit (P.A.W.S.), Griffin Hospital’s Pet Therapy Program, will host a meet-and-greet with the Connecticut Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) on Sat., June 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the hospital parking lot at 130 Division St., Derby.
EARS is a team of volunteer first responders trained for rapid-response to "all-hazard" animal emergencies within Connecticut. The organization focuses on disaster response, emergency transport, technical rescue and training pet owners how to respond to an emergency.
The meet-and-greet will feature the EARS Rescue 2 Animal Ambulance, and information on pet safety and the organization’s training programs.
For more information about EARS, visit earsct.org.
The event is open to the public. For more information, call PAWS Coordinator Ruth Tuccio at 203-732-1298.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)