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EBHS Unleashed

Staff and volunteers of the Elmbrook Humane Society will be blogging about what's going on at the society, as well as other observations about life in Wisconsin.

The mission of the Elmbrook Humane Society is to promote the human-animal bond through adoption and education, to provide shelter to homeless animals, and to prevent animal cruelty and neglect. EBHS services the city of Brookfield, the villages of Butler, Chenequa, Elm Grove and Nashotah, and the towns of Brookfield and Delafield. EBHS shelters unwanted pets and strays, and rescues injured domestic animals and wildlife, provides resources for individuals with companion animals and provides Humane Education to schools and civic groups.

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Meet Milwaukee Brewer Craig Counsell at the Great Lakes Pet Expo

Meet Milwaukee Brewer Craig Counsell at the Great Lakes Pet Expo

MILWAUKEE, WI. – Over 300 of Wisconsin’s furriest residents will welcome Milwaukee Brewer
(and animal lover), Craig Counsell, to the Great Lakes Pet Expo on Super Bowl Saturday,
February 4, 2012. Whether you’re looking for an autograph from a heavy hitter or some heavy
petting, animal lovers big and small will have a blast at the biggest pre-game party in Southeast
Wisconsin. In the mood for kittens and puppies? A llama or minihorse? Maybe a reptile or two?
Perhaps some good family entertainment or pre-game activities? Whether you’re looking to
interact with hundreds of species or just kick back and watch a parade, the Great Lakes Family
Pet Expo has it all!

This eighth annual event is organized by the Alliance of Wisconsin Animal Rehoming Efforts
(AWARE) and will be held at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park in West Allis,
WI. from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Expo will showcase hundreds of exhibits featuring the newest pet
products to hit the market and entertainment guaranteed to drop jaws, bring smiles, and leave
the audience wanting more. Interact with over 300 animals available for adoption! The reptile
education area provides chills and thrills to those daring enough to enter and interact with
snakes, gators, spiders, lizards, and more.

“This event has become a favorite of area pet lovers” said Penny Romasko, Expo Director. “This
year’s event will incorporate activities for Packer’s fans, big and small, to energize them for the
big game.” The event is being held at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park on
Super Bowl Saturday. What better way to prepare for the big game than challenging football
games for big and small?

There is no charge for kids under 12 this year so bring the entire family. Adult Admission is $6.
Bring in nonperishable food items for The Hunger Task Force and receive $1 off your ticket
price! All proceeds from the event benefit AWARE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to
improving the lives of companion animals in Wisconsin. For more information about this event
and about other activities offered through AWARE, visit

Great Lakes Pet Expo
Photos from past Expo events are available upon request.

For More Information contact:
Penny Romasko, Expo Director

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