Archive for Friday, May 9, 2008

Mutt ‘n’ Strut set for Saturday

May 9, 2008


The 13th annual Lawrence Humane Society Mutt 'n' Strut will be Saturday.

Mutt 'n' Strut is a fundraising event for the animal shelter.

Packet pickup and registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Sunflower School, 2521 Inverness. To participate, you must register and pay a minimum pledge of $35. Entrants must be at least 12 years old. Dogs must be current for rabies vaccinations the day of the event, entrants must sign a waiver, dogs must be on a leash and under control and should be sociable with other dogs. People can walk with more than one dog, but each must be registered. People don't need to walk with a dog to participate. The more pledges made, the better the chances to win a prize.

The walk begins at 9 a.m.

Coffee and cinnamon rolls will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be information booths, local vendors featuring pet products and gifts, and a bake sale.

Concessions will be served for lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At 11 a.m. several contests will occur, including the best animal tricks, owner/pet lookalike and the most unique mutt.


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