2016-05-05 / Community
Humane Society CEO to visit T.O.
Will sign book at Barnes & Noble
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.