Join GOTG’s Doggy Dash Team!

Don't worry, we'll be doing the 5k walk. :)

Don’t worry, we’ll be doing the 5k walk. :)

By the Editors

We love dogs (and we love adopting them – see here, here, here, and here!) so creating a team for the Sacramento SPCA’s 20th Annual Doggy Dash was a no-brainer, and we’d love for you to join our team (“GOTGSac”).

This is a great excuse for you and your pup to socialize, get some exercise and support an amazing cause. 4,000 are expected to attend, and the SPCA hopes to raise $250,000 to help find forever homes for the nearly 12,000 homeless animals they see every year.

Other funtivities include the 7th Annual Pug Races, costume contests (ugliest, best wag, best smile, best kisser, best tricks, most magnificent pup and more), booths promoting pet-friendly businesses, and demonstrations by local organizations including the Sacramento Police K9 Unit. If this is your first Dash, check out Mary Beth’s tips and advice here.

Steps to Join our Dogtourage

  • Click here and then click “Join Team.”
  • Make sure that you click “team registration” ($40, which includes a free shirt. Children under 10 are free).
  • Fill out the form, including shirt size and choosing the 5k walk.

On Saturday, June 8, our team will meet at Espresso Metro (2104 11th Avenue) at 8:00am and then walk over to the park to register and get ready for our 5k walk, which starts at 9:00am. We’ll also have purple bandanas for our pups to wear!

Here’s a map of the park and parking options, and online registrations ends on June 7 at 4:00pm.

Can’t Join but Want to Support?

Totally easy – just click here, any amount is extremely appreciated.

Source: Sacramento SPCA

Source: Sacramento SPCA

Source: Sacramento SPCA

Source: Sacramento SPCA

Running of the Pugs! (Source: Sacramento SPCA)

Running of the Pugs! (Source: Sacramento SPCA)

Source: Sacramento SPCA

Source: Sacramento SPCA

 

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