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Collar Greens Health & Wellness Day

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NOVA Central Farm Market

7731 Leesburg Pike

Falls Church, VA 22043

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Divabetic and Central Farm Markets proudly present Collar Greens Health & Wellness Day on Sunday, September 29, 2019, 9 AM – 1 PM. This free health and wellness event features health information for both pets and pet owners alike!

Enjoy Market Food Tours, Live Cooking Demonstrations, Family & Dogs Scavenger Hunts, Dog House Decorating for Kids, Amazing Service Dog Demonstrations, Live Music, Veterinarian Talks & Ask A Diabetes Educator Sessions! Plus visit 40 vendors for fresh local pork, chicken, fish, cheeses, produce, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods to go, eggs, flowers, and ice cream.

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Day Program Schedule

9:00 AM: Market Food Tour lead by Registered Dietitians from Virginia Hospital Group

9 AM - 11 AM: Cooking Demonstrations (People & Pet Friendly Recipes)

9 AM - 1 PM: Create Your Own Dog Bone Magnet, Kids ages 4-12 .

9:30 AM: Veterinarian's Pet Talk & Certified Diabetes Educator's Health Talk

10:00 AM: Market Food Tour lead by Registered Dietitians from Virginia Hospital Group

10:30 AM: Service Dogs Talk & Demonstration with Scent Detection Expert, Debby Kay

11 AM - 1PM: Cooking Demonstrations (People & Pet Friendly Recipes)

11 AM: Cutest Dog Contest Winner's Circle

11:00 AM: Market Food Tour lead by Registered Dietitians from Virginia Hospital Group

11:30 AM: Veterinarian's Pet Talk & Certified Diabetes Educator's Health Talk

11:45 AM: Service Dogs Talk & Demonstration with Scent Detection Expert, Debby Kay

12 PM: Market Food Tour lead by Registered Dietitians from Virginia Hospital Group

Presenters

Debby Kay has been a been an internationally recognized leader in medical, diabetes alert, and scent detection dog training for over 40 years. Her Super Sniffer® program is now in 22 countries, helping people utilize the remarkable talents of the dog's nose. The best selling series of Super Sniffer® books are available online at www.debbykay.com.

Elizabeth Gallagher is the proud owner of Tabouli Gallagher: The World’s Most Famous Diabetes Alert Dog. She shares her experience of owning a Diabetes Alert Dog and what Tabouli’s impact has been on her type 1 diabetes self-management.

Matt Pelicano’s latest children’s novel, “Tabouli: The Story of a Heart-Driven Diabetes Alert Dog” seeks to raise awareness of diabetes alert dogs and the vital work they perform, while encouraging those suffering with juvenile diabetes to always “follow the adventure” and live life to the fullest.

Kathy Gold MS, RN, CDE is on faculty at George Mason University teaching diabetes education classes at MAPP Clinics. She provides local community resources for those living with diabetes.

Chef Scott Sunshine has over 30 years of hospitality experience handling events large and small and teaching groups large and small! He’s passionate about Great Food, Great Service, Great Value and Great Understanding.

Max ‘Mr. Divabetic’ Szadek is the founder of the national nonprofit organization, Divabetic. He has successfully presented traditional diabetes education out of the clinical setting in 20+ major US cities. He is the host of Divabetic’s popular monthly podcast, Diabetes Late Nite featured on Diabetes Forecast Magazine’s list of notable diabetes podcasts.

Falls Church Animal Hospital is much more than just a state-of-the-art veterinary center and hospital. It’s all about our dedicated staff of highly trained professionals! We are the animal-loving partnership of dedicated technicians and professionals who are the health and wellness bond for you and your pet.

The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is Fairfax County’s only open-access, municipal shelter. With 4,000 to 5,000 animals coming through our doors each year, the shelter provides a safe place for dogs, cats, and small animals to stay while they wait for their forever families.

Homeward Trails Animal Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides pet adoption in Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland. They find homes for dogs and cats rescued from low-income, rural animal shelters or whose owners can no longer care for them.

Central Farm Markets was founded in 2008 by Debra Moser and Mitch Berliner. Bethesda Central Farm Market was the first market, which began in a small parking lot with 17 vendors. Today Central Farm Markets has four farm markets in Maryland and Virginia. Each market supports its local community with activities, events and programming that help to educate, give back and fight hunger.


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Falls Church, VA 22043

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