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Networking Opportunity
September 2005

Responsible Dog Ownership Day will be celebrated in parks across America during the month of September. These events are a great opportunity for clubs and Legislative Liaisons to reach out to communities and elected officials in a positive, non-controversial manner. They also allow clubs to showcase their wonderful canine friends and to educate the public about the importance of proper socialization and care of their animals. Several scheduled events will offer information about the Canine Good Citizen program and some will even offer the test at the event.

Many active Legislative Liaisons know the best way to protect our communities from overly restrictive laws is to promote responsible dog ownership. Why not show legislators the same by contacting your local elected officials and inviting them to a nearby RDO Day celebration? This provides a way to network with politicians to share the best of the dog world and to promote public education as a way to improve animal control.

Please access this link to find events in your area that you can participate in.