Tuesday, September 25, 2012

RECOMMENDED: Strut Your Stuff For Homeless Mutts this Saturday morning

Mueller Lake Park, 8:30am

It's time to Strut for homeless pets!

Get ready, get set, get your pooch warmed up's time for Best Friends Animal Society's First Annual Strut Your Mutt in Austin. Join us for a fun walk and the ultimate doggie festival that supports local animal rescue groups and helps to save the lives of animals in shelters!

Don't miss cool attractions for you and your pooch:

  • Ruff & Relax pets and people spa by Paul Mitchell Schools
  • Ask the Trainer and Agility Demonstrations by the Canine Center for Training & Behavior
  • Paws & Pals kids activity area - make a commemorative paw print painting with your best friend
  • Doggie massage by Northwest School of Animal Massage
  • Animal Reiki by Laurel West of Earth & Fire Healing
  • Downward Dog doggie yoga by Total Wellness Austin
  • Free dog food and treats from our national sponsor Natural Balance
  • Great people food from Austin's favorite food trucks
  • The hottest pet products and services from local exhibitors
  • Plus don't miss DJ Brent Metschan

Your Pet Got Talent? Don’t miss our fun stage contests at the event, hosted by YNN meteorologist Mary Wasson!


Strut Your Mutt Austin Details:

 Who: Animal lovers in the Austin area who want to raise money for homeless pets, and have a great time with their dogs.
What: Leisurely group dog walk followed by a doggie themed celebration festival that includes pet contests, photo opp's, treats for your dogs, fun activities, refreshments and more.
Where: Mueller Lake Park, 1829 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723
When: Saturday, September 29, 2012. Registration begins at 7:00am; walk begins at 8:30am. Festival ends at 12pm.
Why: To raise money for one of our participating local animal rescue groups (our No More Homeless Pets Network Partners) and Best Friends Animal Society, and help bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets.
Registration Fees:
  • Individuals: $30 ($35 day-of)
  • Kids 12 and under with t-shirt: $20 ($25 day-of)
  • Kids 12 and under without t-shirt: FREE
  • Virtual Fundraiser (not attending our official Strut in Austin): $10 (does not include a t-shirt but our 2012 Strut shirts will be available for purchase). Virtual Fundraisers, like Individual Walkers, can raise money for Best Friends or for a participating Network Partner--but will need to join a Network Partner's Dog Pack in order to raise money for that group.

    Note: every person who is attending the event must be registered in order to participate.

    The top individual fundraiser and his/her dog will be recognized in Best Friends Magazine and on the 2013 Strut Your Mutt t-shirts!!
For Questions, contact Best Friends Events
Interested in volunteering?
This event will be held rain or shine!

To learn more about Best Friends Sanctuary click here

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