2016-05-05 / Community

Humane Society CEO to visit T.O.

Will sign book at Barnes & Noble


A FIGHTER FOR ANIMALS—Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the U.S., will discuss his book“Humane Economy”at Barnes & Noble on Saturday as part of a Paw Works pet adoption event. 
Courtesy of the Humane Society of the U.S. A FIGHTER FOR ANIMALS—Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the U.S., will discuss his book“Humane Economy”at Barnes & Noble on Saturday as part of a Paw Works pet adoption event. Courtesy of the Humane Society of the U.S. Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, will sign his new book, “Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals,” Sat., May 7 at Barnes & Noble at the Westlake Promenade, 160 S. Westlake Blvd., Thousand Oaks.

In addition, the following will also take place:

Sprinkles Cupcakes and Kreation Organics will provide refreshments during the day.

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Paw Works will have pet adoptions outside the store.

From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lululemon will offer a free instructor-led, level 1 yoga class by the fountain,

12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Paw Works’ furry ambassador of animal rescue, husky puppy Zeus, will make a special appearance. Zeus has a congenital disorder. He was abandoned at 5 weeks old and rescued by Paw Works. The pup has a social media following.

Pacelle will sign and discuss his book from 1 to 3 p.m. He will describe a revolution in American business and public policy that is changing how humans treat animals. His book will also be available for purchase.

Paw Works is a Southern California rescue organization that is mentioned in Pacelle’s book. The author encouraged Christian Morgan and Chad Atkins to found the organization two years ago as a way to rescue unwanted pets and to educate communities about pet overpopulation.

The nonprofit animal rescue operates pet adoption centers in Thousand Oaks and Ventura.

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