More love for four-legged friends

Posted April 26, 2010, at 9:05 p.m.
Elizabeth Brunton of Birch Harbor, ME was the top female finisher in the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. " Our main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a &quotno-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
Elizabeth Brunton of Birch Harbor, ME was the top female finisher in the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. " Our main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a "no-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
On a leash held by owner Danielle Travers of Carmel, &quotSookie" an 11-month-old Jack Russell terrier sniffs the lens of the photographer as they start the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. Looking on in amusement were Danielle Parks ( wearing race #17) and her friend Jen Spencer of Carmel. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. &quotOur main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a &quotno-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
On a leash held by owner Danielle Travers of Carmel, "Sookie" an 11-month-old Jack Russell terrier sniffs the lens of the photographer as they start the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. Looking on in amusement were Danielle Parks ( wearing race #17) and her friend Jen Spencer of Carmel. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. "Our main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a "no-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
Emory Bickford of Orono was the top mens finsher in the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. &quotOur main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course  to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a &quotno-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
Emory Bickford of Orono was the top mens finsher in the 16th Annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA Sunday morning. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. "Our main goal in this and all off our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors," said Fowler. The Animal Orphange is a "no-kill" animal shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS

On a leash held by owner Danielle Travers (above, far left) of Carmel, Sookie — an 11-month-old Jack Russell terrier — sniffs a camera lens at the start of the 16th annual Animal Orphanage 5K Run Walk near the Old Town YMCA on Sunday morning. Watching in amusement are Danielle Parks (No. 17) of Old Town and her friend Jen Spencer of Carmel. According to organizer Robert Fowler, the event had a record 155 human entrants and approximately 25 canine entrants. “Our main goal in this and all of our fundraising events is of course to raise money to help homeless strays that come through our doors,” said Fowler. The Animal Orphanage is a no-kill shelter that accepts strays in Old Town and Orono. Emory Bickford (top, left) of Orono was the top men’s finisher in the run, and Elizabeth Brunton of Birch Harbor (left) was the top female finisher.

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