Milwaukee Brewer Brandon Kintzler and Wife, Melissa, Express Unwavering Support for Police Canines
 Brandon and Melissa Kintzler in Support of MECA Vest a K-9 Fest hosted by Milwaukee ER for AnimalsMilwaukee, WI, March 30, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, Milwaukee Brewer Brandon Kintzler, and his wife Melissa, will show their support for the MECA Foundation by attending MECA Vest A K-9 Fest 2015.  The Kintzlers, lifelong animal lovers, believe every police canine officer should be protected.
The Kintzler’s are an example for all of us.  Year after year, this event grows in attendance and importance and I’m grateful for their dedication,” said Marla Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC, and Founder of the MECA Foundation.
MECA Vest A K-9 Fest is an annual event, held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for Animals, to raise funds for police canines throughout Wisconsin to be equipped with bullet and stab proof vests and to help the police K-9 units purchase new police dogs when needed.  This family-friendly event includes live entertainment, guest appearances by local professional athletes, food and fun for all ages.
We are very excited about this year’s MECA Vest A K9 and are looking forward to championing this very important cause.  You can follow our journey to help make this year’s event the best ever!  Log on to to learn how you can join us to help protect the lives of our police canines and to keep our community safe,” stated Melissa Kintzler.
The MECA Foundation, founded by Marla Lichtenberger, DVM, DACVECC is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting every police dog in the state of Wisconsin with bullet resistant and stab proof vests.  In addition, the MECA Foundation also assists Wisconsin police K-9 Units purchase police dogs by donating grants to Wisconsin K-9 Units.
For more information on this year’s MECA Vest A K-9 Fest, log on to, or call 414-543-7387.  If you would like to set up an interview with Dr. Marla Lichtenberger, please contact Debra Lopez Public Relations at 262-989-0604.