Posted by: twodogtales | September 25, 2012

Walk for animals in DC and Alexandria this weekend

DC Walk for the Animals and Pet-a-Palooza

Head downtown to the heart of trendy Adams Morgan this Saturday, Sept. 29, and join the Washington Humane Society at their second annual DC Walk for the Animals and Pet-a-Palooza. The walk and festival will raise money to support WHS programs including pet adoption, animal rescue and welfare, training and fostering.

The festival will feature local vendors, music by Robert Miranda, games and contests for local pets and their owners, and agility demonstrations by Anytime K9.

Pet-A-Palooza begins at 10:00 a.m., and the approximately 1-mile DC Walk for the Animals is from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Teams and individuals can register for the walk at the event or online. Online registration fee is $20 per adult, youth 12 and under are $15. Onsite registration is $5 additional. The Pet-a-Palooza is free and open to the public.

The festival is at the field at Marie Reed Elementary School at 2200 Champlain St NW, Washington, DC 20009, the event entrance is located on California St NW (near the corner of 18th St NW).

Olde Towne Dogge Walke

On Sunday, Sept. 30, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. bring your pup down to dog-friendly Old Town Alexandria for the 6th annual Olde Towne Dogge Walke, presented by Capitol Heel.

The event is both a fund-raiser for for Veterans Moving Forward, a local northern Virginia charity that provides service dogs to veterans with physical and mental health challenges, and a celebration of well-trained dogs and their loving owners and handlers.

The fundraising goal this year  is $10,000.

Register online until Sept. 28 for $25 per adult. Late registration is available onsite for $40.

Check out pictures from last year’s Dogge Walke.

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