January 22, 2017 –
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will host the 8th annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Jan 22, from 1p.m. to 3p.m. The event will be held in the central plaza of the state park. The main attraction will be a pet blessing by Father Richard Perozich of the Immaculate Conception Church between 1p.m and 1:30p.m.
The event will include adoption opportunities from various rescue groups and educational information on rescuing, rehabilitation and supporting the animals in your area.
A pet costume contest will take place at 2:30p.m. featuring prizes for several categories, including best dressed and best pet-owner look alike.
Participating exhibitors are: Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego, Dogs on the Run, Emergency Animal Rescue, Parrot Education and Adoption Center and San Diego Companion Rabbit Society.
Sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes, the Blessing of the Animals event invites people and animals of all faiths to participate. Admission is free!
For more information, call: (619) 297-3100
It's sure to be a good time for the whole family; including Fido!