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Tails will be Wagging at the 17th Annual Whisker Walk Family Fun Day and 5K

Posted Aug. 14, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
Register today for the 2014 Whisker Walk!
Register today for the 2014 Whisker Walk!

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Harbor Park, Pub Landing Rd N, Rockland, Maine

For more information: 207-594-2200; humanesocietyofknoxcounty.org/whisker-walk-family-fun-day-and-5k/

Supporting the Pope Memorial Humane Society is as easy as walking your dog! On Saturday September 13th 2014 folks and their pets from all over join us at Harbor Park in Rockland for the annual Whisker Walk Family Fun Day & 5K. Animal lovers walk/run as individuals or “packs” and collect pledges to raise funds in support of providing food, shelter, medical care and finding homes for homeless pets in our community. The more money you raise through pledges the more lives we can save. After the 5K and mile long walk the festivities continue with agility course demonstrations, animal rescue organizations, children’s activities, a doggy day spa, food, live music, pet retailers, crafters and more. All are welcome, you do not need to bring a pet to participate. Registration starts at 8:00 am, the 5K starts at 9:00 am, the mile-long walk starts at 10:00 am and the festival continue until 2:00 pm. Visit hskcme.org for more details and to register. Then come September 13th lace up those sneakers, leash up your pup, and join us for the Whisker Walk Fun Day & 5K!

Many thanks to our sponsors! This year’s Best in Show is Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital. Leaders of the Pack: Rockland Animal Hospital and Machias Savings Bank. Top Dogs: PenBay Veterinary Associates, Loyal Biscuit Co., and All Creatures Veterinary Hospital. Man’s Best Friend: Brooks Trap Mill, George C. Hall & Sons, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland Savings Bank, Sargent Lock and Safe, Shepard Storage, GPI Custom Framing, Rock City Coffee, and Maritime Energy.

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