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Paws for Wellness (Wethersfield)
September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the CVMA for “Paws for Wellness”, a dog walk for veterinary professionals and their families, on Sunday, September 16th. The one-mile walk will begin at 1:15 pm.
You can sign up as an individual ($10) or family ($25) or recruit a team from your practice/business and walk together ($45)! Family registration includes five individuals + 2 dogs; team registration includes five individuals + 5 dogs.
All dogs must be friendly, well-behaved and healthy. Core vaccines are required, respiratory vaccines are recommended. Dogs must remain on-leash at all times.
The event will also feature a resource fair with organizations that support the wellbeing of Connecticut’s veterinary professionals. Participants will receive a “swag bag” filled with fun surprises.
Come hungry! Christiano’s Pizzeria truck will be onsite selling tasty fare.
Veterinary professionals experience unique challenges that can lead to work-life imbalances, poor physical health, depression, compassion fatigue and other concerns. The CVMA Wellness Committee hasdesigned this event to promote wellbeing and share resources to help manage these issues.
Proceeds from the event will be donated to HAVEN (Health Assistance InverVention Education Network), a non-profit organization that provides support with chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorders or physical or mental illness for medical professionals in Connecticut.
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