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News Release

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Media Relations

LAPD K-9 Unit Puts Pet Guide to Practice

WHAT:
Free community event featuring appearances by celebrities, K-9 Officers and their handlers, and a book signing by Dr. Karen "Doc" Halligan, one of the country’s leading veterinarians and authorities on preventive healthcare for pets. In addition, Merial, the makers of Frontline flea and tick medicine will present a $10,000 donation to the Los Angeles Police Foundation to support safety equipment and future training for the LAPD K-9 Unit.

WHEN:
Saturday, February 17, 2007
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHO:
LAPD K-9 Officers and their handlers
Karen Wagener, Los Angeles Police Foundation President
Dr. Karen "Doc" Halligan

WHERE:
Borders Bookstore (In front the bookstore on the 2nd level)
Westfield Century City
10250 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90065

ADDITIONAL:
This event, hosted by the Los Angeles Police Foundation and sponsored by Merial and its Frontline brand of products, will feature photo opportunities with the LAPD K-9 Unit and attending celebrities. Dr. Halligan will also demonstrate preventive healthcare for pets with the K-9s.