Pet Blessing & Plant Sale

Saturday, October 2nd, 11am - 2pm, IN-PERSON

Pet Blessing & Plant Sale

Come walk the Meditation garden, have lunch on the promenade, and enjoy this time with your pet.  We love all species of the animal kingdom and ALL are welcome!  This wonderful family-friendly event features: Plants from the Unity of Bon Air meditation gardens, Blessings for Living and Angel Pets, Food & Beverage Sales, Pet-Related Vendors and Services (see details below)

Great Harvest Bakery Cafe in Midlothian will be donating homemade Dog Treats for the pups!  Kim Buehler, Owner of Great Harvest, is also donating coupons for a free lunch or bakery treat.  We are extremely grateful to Kim and everyone at Great Harvest for their participation.


Pet Blessings

With Reverend Phyllis Ann Min

It's their day - bring your companion pet(s) to receive a blessing so we may honor, express appreciation and gratitude to the Divine for the life of your precious loving pet!  To acknowledge this special blessing each pet will receive a certificate and St. Francis medal.  Bring your camera/smartphone and take a memorable photo.  Note, if can't bring your pet, a photo of them will do!


Plant Sale

Saturday October 2nd, 11am-2pm & Sunday, October 3rd, 12 -2pm

Come find some new additions to your garden!

Perennials (including some natives), herbs and houseplants for sale. Plant divisions are from the UBA gardens and congregant's gardens.

Proceeds support the Unity of Bon Air Gardens.


Tinctures, Salves and Teas for Pets

With Margaret Porter-Daniel

Tinctures, salves and teas can be used successfully with caring for one’s pet. Discussions will be offered on basic herbal applications for animals and how to administer.


Remembrance Paws/Pause - Blessings for Pet Angels

With Reverend Lisa Marks

Blessings will be offered for those who have been coping with grief over the loss of departed, deeply loved pet(s). Come talk about your pet; bring pictures of them, stories, etc. to share. This will be a time to honor our animal children and know that as we hold them close, they are still very much with us.


Pet Silhouettes

With artist Billie Wills

Have a unique silhouette portrait of your beloved pet lovingly created by hand.


doTERRA Essential Oils

with Carol Halbert

Learn all about natural solutions for pets.  Books and literature will be available, as well as essential oil roller balls for specific pet needs.

Carol Halbert, doTERRA Essential Oils, (804) 651-8035,


Pet Vitals information, Health and Safety Tips 

With Verna Yrure from BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital

Hands-on screenings from experts. BluePearl is a 24/7 emergency veterinary care center offering surgery and internal medicine veterinary care.


Nail Clipping/Grinding

With Reverend Vickie Cantelmo of Mutt Matters Dog Training, Grooming & Reiki

Learn about all the services available from Mutt Matters – training, grooming, reiki – while getting your pets nails clipped.