Animal Welfare Association announces dog training and obesity prevention events


The Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees has announced the following upcoming events:

-Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and Animal Welfare Association, the “Well-Mannered Dog” is a one hour class that introduces dog owners to canine training methods, suggests tips to make training fun and easy, and covers the importance of why good manners matter. RSVP for a session on Oct. 10 from 10–11 a.m., Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m., or Oct. 17 from 10–11 a.m.More information at

-Have a pet that’s pleasantly plump? Those extra pounds might look cute, but obesity can cause other health problems. Sign up for AWA’s free Biggest Loser program, launching Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. Free weight management pet food included, monthly weigh-ins, and prizes for the winner! Register by calling (856) 424–2288 (option 1). More information at

-AWA is committed to helping to control the feral cat populations in and around Voorhees. The group offer a TNR program with rental traps, and from Oct. 12–23 we are discounting our Feral Fix-It plan to $25! Includes routine spay or neuter, rabies vaccination, and ear tipping. Call (856) 424–2288 (option 1) to make your appointment. For more information, visit