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Pet Training 101!  

February 25, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Pet Training 101!  

 Are you interested in learning more about pets?  Stop by Pretend City and Learn all about Pets!  

 We have a special Author Kathleen Troy teaching us about Pet Safety and more!  

 Performance (TIMES: 11am & 2:30pm):  How to Treat your Pet 101:  

 Children and pets are an irresistible combination. A few thoughts about safety, kindness and friendship will make the experience between a child and a pet a good one.  

Proper greeting from a stranger to a pet. 

How to hug/show affection to your pet. 

Why a pet should have a collar/what should be on it? 

How to fasten a leash to a collar/vest. 

How to brush a pet. 

How to know when it is too hot to walk your pet on asphalt. 

Air temperature Asphalt temperature 

What supplies to bring with you on a walk. 


Purpose: Empathy, caring for others, sense of self  


About the play partner: 

About the author Kathleen Troy, JD; PhD 

Kathleen Troy is a published author, children’s book publisher, movie producer, writing and law professor at Cypress College, and former Director of Education and Development for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Kathleen is an active member of Sisters in Crime and Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and has won several awards for middle grade and young adult books. Dog training is Kathleen’s passion, and she has achieved recognition, most notably for training service dogs for hospice work.  

  Kathleen welcomes hearing from you. Please email her at www.kathleentroy.com. 


February 25, 2023
11:30 am - 2:30 pm


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Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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