The SPCA of Anne Arundel County is having their 19th annual Walk for the Animals on Sunday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to noon at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.
The SPCA has been helping animals and the community since 1920. The SPCA holds the walk to raise money to care for the thousands of homeless animals brought to their shelter each year.
Walkers can collect money between now and May 2. Incentive prizes are given to all walkers who collect at least $30.00. To qualify for prizes the money must be turned in the day of the walk.
Brochures and pledge sheets are on the AACSPCA website.
Walkers have several options — with 1 mile, 2.5 mile, and 5 mile courses, all of which are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Pets are welcome but you don’t have to have an animal to walk.
Adoptable animals will be showcased on the SPCA’s Waggin’ Tails Mobile Adoption Unit, and, in addition to vendors and animal welfare and rescue groups, the Anne Arundel County Police K9 Unit will give a demonstration.
For more information, call 410-268-4388.
Posted by John Woestendiek April 21st, 2010 under Muttsblog.
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Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but Camp Bow Wow in Columbia thinks you can still find your perfect match at its 2nd Annual Cupids & Canines Adopt-A-Thon Event.
The event, postponed by snow in February, will take place Saturday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Adoption-ready dogs will be on hand from the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League (MAGDRL), Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS), and the Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society.
Even if you’re already in a commited canine relationship, you and your pet are invited to drop by for discounted microchipping, food and a chance to win prizes, including tickets to Toby’s in Columbia, a night’s stay at the Harbor View Inn in Annapolis.
Posted by John Woestendiek March 10th, 2010 under Muttsblog.
Tags: adopt, adopt-a-thon, animals, baltimore animal rescue & care shelter, barcs, camp bow wow, columbia, cupids & canines, discount, dogs, magdrl, maryland, microchipping, mid-atlantic great dane rescue league, pets, prizes