Happy Friday! In this special edition of Fetching Friday, we’re highlighting Best Friends Animal Society Strut Your Mutt. It is a 12 city fundraising dog walk, 5K run and festival presented by BOBS from Skechers that brings together rescue groups, shelters and individuals to celebrate the collective effort of saving the lives of shelter pets.
They kicked off the tour last weekend in Minneapolis and Portland, and will be visiting the following cities this month and next:
Austin, TX – September 19
Kanab, UT – September 19
Jacksonville, FL – September 26
New York, NY- September 26
San Francisco, CA – October 3
DC Metro Area – October 10
Los Angeles, CA – October 10
St. Louis, MO – October 10
Houston, TX – October 17
Salt Lake City, UT – October 24
Since 2010, Best Friends has raised more than $5.2 million for its animal welfare partners through Strut Your Mutt. The national goal for this year is $2.6 million. Additionally, through a virtual Strut Your Mutt Challenge, supporters can raise money to help homeless pets in their local communities or for national programs that help to create sweeping changes for homeless pets everywhere.
You can view all of the cities, sign-up, start your fundraising page, or donate to an existing team at www.StrutYourMutt.org.
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September 18 Glow In The Park, Forest Park, MO
September 18-19 Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo, Detroit, MI
September 19-20 From Maddening to Maturity: Understanding Adolescent Dogs, Oswego, NY
September 19 Internet Cat Video Film Festival, Chicago, IL
September 20 Wright-Way Rescue 5th Annual Run For Rescue, Morton Grove, IL
September 20 Woofstock 2o15, Novato, CA
September 20 Canine Classic, Greenough, MT
September 24-27 Beach Bound Hounds, Myrtle Beach, SC
September 27 Canine Classic, Chittenango, NY
October 3 Annual Adopt-a-thon, Johnstown, NY
October 3 12th Annual Hallo-Weiner, Las Vegas, NV
October 17 Silver Paws-Gold Hearts, Kildeer, IL
April 16 Wigglebutts Uncorked, Washingtonville, NY
If you have an event you’d like to see listed, please email us at rescue (@) dailydogtag(dot)com.