Pet professionals host Dog Day lunch and animal blessing Nov. 23

Join the Positive Pet Professionals of San Diego for a Thanksgiving Dog Day Luncheon and Animal Blessing from noon-3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Hotel Indigo Del Mar.

This family and dog-friendly fundraiser will be hosted by KUSI-TV celebrity Sandie Lampe. At 1 p.m. will be a Blessing of the Animals: Blessing Certificates are available. RSVP please at Facebook Thanksgiving Dog Day. The event is Native American and Pilgrim- themed. Dress-up encouraged for all. Donation requested.

Special guest appearance and photo opportunities with Ambassador Wolfdog, “Journey.” Enjoy a Thanksgiving-themed dog bakery for your pampered pups, doggie menu, raffle, hand-crafted people food, drinks, and a runway contest for best Thanksgiving dog costume. Quiche, sliders, salad and dessert entrees for the humans will be available; cash bar/cash buffet.

Positive Pet Professionals is a collaboration of rescue groups and professionals who put animal welfare and “Dogs Before Dollars” by promoting “green” care, non-aversive dog training methods, and nutritious food for our precious pets. PPP has more than 110 members, including the Foundation for the Care of Indigent Animals, Baja Animal Sanctuary, integrative veterinarians, force-free trainers, gentle groomers, pet sitters, and more. PPP of SD has hosted 25 events in the north coastal area.

Raffle prizes include a Hotel Indigo Del Mar spa treatment, private-customized behavioral consultation by Linda Michaels, MA – Victoria Stilwell Dog Training, and much more.

The luncheon is sponsored by Linda Michaels, Victoria Stilwell Dog Training, the Hotel Indigo Del Mar and Three Dog Bakery.

The Hotel Indigo Del Mar is at 710 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar.