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Health fair for families and pets alike
Capital BlueCross is hosting a fair to keep all family members healthy—including the four-legged ones.
Healthy Pet, Healthy You is an event by Capital BlueCross and the Humane Society of the Harrisburg Area featuring activities, demonstrations and plenty of health information and screenings for people and their pets. The fair will also include more than 30 exhibitors ranging from CVS and Pampered Chef to Pet Valu and Canine Clubhouse.
The event is Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Capital BlueCross Grounds (2500 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg). It’s free to attend and will go on rain or shine.
Visitors can enjoy fun fitness and pet demonstrations, a health walk and pet parade and a pet costume contest. The fair will also feature low-cost vaccinations and microchip clinics on site for pets.
For the pets’ human companions, Healthy Pet, Healthy You offers a variety of health screenings and information including blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol, flu shots and more, all ranging from $22 to free. Visitors can also learn about stress management and nutrition information.
Also on display will be adoptable pets from many local rescue centers.