For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Michelle Pintar
Phone: (414) 431-6104
Racing has Gone to the Gerbils
– The Milwaukee Mile may feature NASCAR
racing favorites like Jeff Gordon or Elliott Sadler,
but the Wisconsin Humane Society has its own version
of NASCAR: Nibbling Adorable Small Critters are
Racing. Start your engines and race over to WHS
on Saturday, October 1 for fast-paced drives and
sharp turns as gerbils race toward the finish line.
NASCAR races will occur from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every
NASCAR races will kick off “It's a Small World,
After All” at WHS. Throughout the month of October
people can name Homeless Hoppers, a litter of five
rabbits who don't have a name to call their own.
The individuals whose names are chosen will win
a gift basket of gift cards. People can submit a
name on WHS' web site at www.wihumane.org
or by visiting WHS, Pet Supplies Plus (76 th
and Layton or N. Port Washington Rd. stores) as
well as McPets ( North Ave. location) until October
31. WHS will also celebrate small animals by offering
small animal-related product discounts in Animal
Antics, the retail store in WHS.
Saturday, October 1, 2005
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; races will occur every 30 minutes
Wisconsin Humane Society
4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53208
· Photo opportunity of gerbils racing
· Photo opportunity of Homeless Hopper rabbits
· Interview opportunity with WHS staff regarding