30th Animal Care and Control Walk for Animals adds timed 5K


QUICKLY APPROACHING. THIS YEAR MARKS THE 30TH TIME FOR THE ANNUAL WALK FOR ANIMALS AND 5-K RUN. AND TO TELL US ABOUT THAT WE ARE JOINED BY HOLLY PASQUINELLI FROM ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL… AND A VERY SPECIAL GUEST. WHO IS THIS? PRINCE WHAT CAN PEOPLE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE WALK RUN 5-K EXPECT? 30TH ANNUAL WALK FOR ANIMALS & 5K RUN IS SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 IN BEAUTIFUL FRANKE PARK! RACE AT 9:30 A.M./WALK AT NOON. YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE NOW. WHERE WILL THE MONEY RAISED BE GOING? A FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR FORT WAYNE ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL’S HUMANE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.. HELP A FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR FORT WAYNE ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL’S HUMANE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.. HELP US FIGHT NEGLECT AND ABUSE THROUGH EDUCATION. WHO ARE SOME OF THE VENDORS AVALIBLE AT THIS YEAR’S WALK AND RUN? WALMART, RICHLENE KENNELS, NE IN VET EMERGENCY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL, HOPE FOR ANIMALS, TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT THE OTHER MAJOR PROJECTS ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL IS WORKING ON. OPERATION C.A.T. (CAT ACTION TEAM) IS A ONE OF A KIND COLLABORATIVE EFFORT OPERATED BY FORT WAYNE’S ANIMAL WELFARE COALITION, CONSISTING OF THE ALLEN COUNTY SPCA, FORT WAYNE ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL AND H.O.P.E FOR ANIMALS. THE COALITION WAS FORMED WHEN THE COMMUNITY CAT PROGRAM BECAME A CITY ORDINANCE IN 2014. SINCE THEN THOUSANDS OF LIVES HAVE BEEN SAVED AND THE PROGRAM HAS GROWN EXPONENTIALLY – RECENTLY LAUNCHING OPERATION CAT. OUR EFFORTS IN 2017 AND 2018 ARE MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO A GENEROUS GRANT AND PROGRAM SUPPORT FROM BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY AND MADDIE’S FUND. CAN PARTICIPANTS BRING THEIR DOGS TO RUN ALONGSIDE THEM? DOGS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE RUN OR WALK AS LONG AS THEY ARE LEASHED AT ALL TIMES, CURRENT ON RABIES AND DISTEMPER VACCINES, AND HAVE EXCELLENT TEMPERAMENT WITH OTHER DOGS AND CHILDREN. STROLLERS ARE WELCOME IN THE RUN AND WALK. ANYTHING ELSE WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE WALK RUN 5-K OR ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL? REGISTRATION IS NON-REFUNDABLE. 5K PACKET PICK UP IS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH FROM 3:00-6:00PM AT FLEETFEET SPORTS. FLEETFEET SPORTS IS LOCATED IN THE VILLAGE OF COVENTRY BEHIND STARBUCKS. THE 30TH ANNUAL WALK FOR ANIMALS AND 5-K RUN WILL BE AT FRANKE PARK ON SEPTEMBER 30TH. AND 5-K RUN WILL BE AT FRANKE PARK ON SEPTEMBER 30TH. THE RACE BEGINS AT 9-30 AND THE WALK STARTS AT NOON. YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE AT RUN SIGN UP DOT COM THIS INTERVIEW WITH HOLLY WILL BE ON WANE DOT COM THIS AFTERNOON.

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