How You and Your Dog Can Age Well Together!


Saturday April 15th, 9 – 11 AM at
Rizzo Center
150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27517


A brunch fundraiser for Paws4ever featuring guest speaker, Dr. Natasha Olby, professor of veterinary neuroscience at NCSU. Dr. Olby will share “The Canine Neuro-Aging program – understanding how you and your dog can age well”

Business sponsorships for “A Toast to Pets!” Brunch are now open, with benefits beginning during event promotions and continuing throughout the year!

Can’t attend but still want to help? Make a donation towards the event or help spread the word!

Guest Speaker: Dr. Natasha Olby

In her presentation, “The Canine Neuro-Aging program – understanding how you and your dog can age well,” Dr. Olby will discuss mobility loss and cognitive decline – two of the major challenges that face aging dogs and their owners. She will share her research, including the current – and future – ways that science can help us extend the health span for our dogs!

Dr. Natasha Olby holds a Veterinary Degree and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge. Natasha Olby is a professor of veterinary neurology and neurosurgery at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific publications, is the co-editor of both the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology, and Advances in Veterinary Neurology, 2014. Dr. Olby is the 2014 recipient of the Faculty Achievement Award from the American Association of Veterinary
Clinicians and in 2017, Dr. Olby was awarded the Dr. Kady M. Gjessing and Rahna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology.



Raise a glass (or a coffee cup…)
for the animals we love!

At “A Toast to Pets” Brunch, you’ll join pet people from around the Triangle for a joyful morning of saving and celebrating pets! By attending the event, you’ll help Paws4ever to rescue animals from our local county shelters, give them quality care for as long as it takes to find their forever homes, and support their new families on their pet-care journey.

Your ticket includes:

  • A delicious brunch
  • A program including guest Dr. Olby on “The Canine Neuro-Aging program – understanding how you and your dog can age well”
  • Saving local cats and dogs!
  • A chance to win prizes

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