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Register Now for the Orange County SPCA 17th Annual Walk for the Animals Fundraiser Event

Come Walk with Your Dog to Benefit Animals in Need

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register now and plan to attend the Orange County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 17th annual Walk for the Animals event.  Bring your dog and walk for charity at the organization's only major fundraiser of the year.  Proceeds directly benefit programs for cruelty intervention, public education, pet-assisted therapy, and assistance to low income pet owners.                              

The event, hosted by presenting sponsor The Walking Company, will be held on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Huntington Beach Central Park East located at Golden West St and Talbert Avenue behind Central Library.  The approximate 1-mile walk begins at 9:00 a.m.  Participants are encouraged to collect pledges from family, friends and co-workers.  Pledge prizes will be awarded.  This year's theme is "Western Waggin Day".  Special prizes for best country western Pet Costume and best Pet Trick.    

Event day registration opens at 7:30 a.m.  Register now online at www.orangecountyspca.org  or by calling (714) 964-4445.  Pre-register in person at John's Philly Grille, located at 16061 Golden West Street in Huntington Beach on Saturday, September 6 between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and receive a FREE order of John's fries as a special bonus.  Individual registration is $25 or groups of 5 or more pay $20 per person through September 6.  Registration price increases $5 after September 6. 

Event Highlights Include:   

  • Event T-shirt and Goody Bags while supplies last!
  • DISC DOGS in Southern California
  • Newfoundland dogs draft work demo
  • Best Pet Trick and the Best Country Western Pet Costume contests
  • Mini agility course sponsored by the Zoom Room
  • Sponsor and vendor booths
  • Food trucks
  • Pledge prizes, drawings, silent auction, and more! 
  • Ken Borgers of the Jazz Knob Internet Radio as event MC
  • Low cost AVID microchipping

Visit www.orangecountyspca.org for additional information.  Well-mannered dogs, on short leashes, are welcome to attend.  No dogs less than six months of age please.  Females in heat are PROHIBITED.  Limit 2 dogs per human. 

SOURCE Orange County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

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