by Corporate Communications/September 20, 2023
Georgia’s Animal Health Company hosts “Wag Your Tail-gate” on Sept. 30 at Fetch Park’s Buckhead Location
ATLANTA (September 20, 2023) — Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, one of the largest providers of vaccines, parasiticides and therapeutics for animals, and Fetch Park, the trailblazing dog park and social hub, are teaming up for a tailgate party that unites local pet health professionals and dog owners in the Atlanta area.
“Wag Your Tail-gate” will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 12-8pm at Fetch Park's Buckhead location. It is the first of many events and activities that the two companies will bring to dog owners in the Atlanta area. The Wag Your Tail-gate event will celebrate pet well-being and the traditions of college football, creating a memorable day that unites dog lovers, football fans, friends, and families.
"No matter who you cheer for, it's hard to beat a day of college football, friends, family and dogs, on a beautiful fall afternoon in Atlanta,” said Randolph Legg, President and Head of Commercial Business at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA. “At Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, our mission is to strengthen the bond between humans and animals, and what better way to do that than by hosting a tailgate party at Fetch Park's beautiful Buckhead location."
On Saturday, September 30, attendees will be able to gather with fellow dog enthusiasts, football fans and community members for a memorable day. The event will feature:
- College football on the big screen, including the UGA vs. Auburn game
- Pet-friendly photobooth
- Exciting giveaways
“We are excited to work with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health in our common mission to cultivate a vibrant community for dog enthusiasts and their beloved companions,” said Stephen Ochs, Founder of Fetch Park. “Our upcoming fall tailgate promises a day filled with fun, and we look forward to more events that celebrate the extraordinary bond between humans and animals. Together, we'll create memories that embrace the joy of this remarkable connection."
The collaboration will extend beyond Fetch Park’s Buckhead location with custom Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health murals at all five Fetch Park locations across the metro Atlanta area and Columbus, GA, as well as additional events and activations in the upcoming year.
With 1,200 employees throughout the state and its U.S. headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is an integral part of the Atlanta community. The Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation supports local non-profits like the Atlanta Humane Society, Chastain Horse Park, Rescue Rebuild, and Skills2Give, actively enhancing the local community and showcasing the company's role as a responsible corporation, positively impacting the lives of humans and their pets.
About Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is working on first-in-class innovation for the prediction, prevention, and treatment of diseases in animals. For veterinarians, pet owners, farmers, and governments in more than 150 countries, we offer a large and innovative portfolio of products and services to improve the health and well-being of companion animals and livestock. As a global leader in the animal health industry and as part of family-owned Boehringer Ingelheim, we take a long-term perspective. The lives of animals and humans are interconnected in deep and complex ways. We know that when animals are healthy, humans are healthier too. By using the synergies between our Animal Health and Human Pharma businesses and by delivering value through innovation, we enhance the health and well-being of both.
For more information visit www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/animal-health.
About Fetch Park
It’s no secret friends make everything better; finally, there is a place where you can hang out with ALL your friends and even make some new ones along the way! Fetch Park is the trailblazing dog park bar concept that started in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta and has been featured by the likes of The Travel Channel, CNN, ESPN, Mercedes Benz, Magnolia Network, Discovery, and more!