Pet Night on Capitol Hill

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Rayburn Cafeteria

Rayburn House Office Building

5:30pm – 7:30pm EST

Celebrating the important role pets play in our lives!

Entries are now open for Animal Health Institute’s Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest!

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About Pet Night

Hosted by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), the Pet Food Institute (PFI), and the Pet Leadership Council (PLC), Pet Night brings the power of pets to Capitol Hill, delivering the message to our elected representatives that pets are important for human health and quality of life. Pet Night convenes elected representatives, industry leaders, the veterinary community, animal welfare advocates and research organizations to learn about the importance of pet ownership in America and the growing scientific evidence that pet ownership leads to improved wellbeing for both people and animals.

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Pet Spotlights at Pet Night!


Thank you to all the Pet Partners therapy teams for coming out!
Leaders from the pet care community pose for the camera
Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ) is presented the Pet’s Best Friend Award, while Higgins Steals the Show
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) Accepts the Pet’s Best Friend Award
Congressman Ryan speaks about the importance of pets
Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) Accepts the Pet’s Best Friend Award
The room was packed!
Higgins, a registered Pet Partners therapy animal, getting some love