THE 2ND ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS, hosted by pet expert and radio host Warren Eckstein and his Hugs and Kisses Animal Fund, co-hosted by pet psychic Patrice Ryan


Sunday, October 2, 2011, Noon – 5
Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park
5068 Old Scandia Lane, Calabasas, CA

The blessing ceremony will be conducted by Reverends Stacy Christopher and Kathy Lyons, and Rabbi Barry Tuchman. They will be blessing living pets as well as those who have passed on. Participants are encouraged to bring their well-behaved leashed and caged pets, as well as collars, toys or pictures of their deceased loved ones.


THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS honors a longtime tradition stemming from the days of St Francis of Assisi, who was known as a friend and protector of animals and nature.

Participants include:

               Singer Cali Rose  

                Celebrity Pet Photographer Erin Tomanek

                Laura Marlowe, author of Tommy the Throwaway Dog 

                Reverend Stacy Christopher & Kathy Lyons & Rabbi Barry Tuchman

                Animal Communicators Sandy Smith and Dexter Del Monte

                LAPD K-9 Unit and Mounted Platoon

                Kissing Booth

                Face Painting for the kids

                Pet adoptions will be offered by 20+ local Animal Rescue Groups

                Food and Beverages

                Raffle Prizes and More !  

The Blessing of the Animals Brings Pet Lovers Together

Tommy the Throwaway Dog © 2010 Laura Marlowe