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Save the date: wag and walk-a-thon


It’s almost that time of year again…yes, with spring comes the SPCA of Westchester’s annual Wags and Whiskers Walkathon & Pet Fair. This year it’s May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All the details below, from the shelter:

Join us at FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights for the most exiciting fundraiser of the year and help save the life of a homeless animal by registering and collecting pledges! First, you’ll high-tail it with your best buddy on 2 mile walk. Then enjoy live music by 100.7 WHUD, fabulous food & refreshments, games and crafts for the kids and shopping in our vendor village!  In recognition of the many shelter cats who are waiting for new homes, supporters can walk with an adoptable cat vest!
Top Fundaiser will win an exciting 1 week vacation, lake front, on Indian Lake in the Adirondecks (includes boat)! Other top prizes include 1 year of free grooming, c/o PAWfection and more!
Click Here to Register Online and help collect pledges!
Registration is not required to attend but is greatly appreciated! Remember to ask your employer if they have a matching gift program to DOUBLE your donations!
You can also help support the SPCA by becoming a Sponsor or Vendor. Business owners, your logo will be seen by thousands of attendees as well as the over 10,000 supporters that receive our quarterly newsletter, our e-blasts, and on our website. All names/logos are printed on the official Walkathon banner and t-shirts. You may also choose to Honor or Remember a special person or pet by becoming Sponsor.

For further details, e-mail lisa@spca914.org or call (914) 941-2896 x 22, or visit www.spca914.org.

This entry was posted on Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 12:54 pm by Laurel Babcock. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
Category: Animal care, Animal rescue, Animal safety, Cats, Dogs



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For most animal lovers, pets are members of the family. They carry around pictures in their wallets and schedule vacations with pets in mind. This blog takes a look into the world of a pet owner: the good, the bad and the just plain obsessive.

About the author
Laurel Babcock is the Community Life editor for The Journal News, Express Publications and LoHud.com. She grew up with a beloved mutt and was surrounded by dogs into young adulthood. She liked cats enough, but didn't really think of them as true pets. That changed when her brother brought an abandoned 4-week-old kitty into the family, dooming us all. Laurel currently serves as staff for two completely adored cats, Stanley and Cup, both girls.


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