VOORHEES – The Association for Animal Welfare has announced that its biggest fundraising event of the year is back from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 in downtown Voorhees here. The event will offer a full range of events focusing on the special bond between humans and their pets. This year’s event is especially exciting with expanded activities for the pet community and their furry friends.
COME! CHEEK! TO STAY! is the theme of this year’s Paws & Feet event and will not only feature the annual 5K Fun Run/Walk and Smile Mile Walk Furry Friend Walk, but will also feature food trucks, entertainment provided by WXTU, the Barktini Bar & Canine Cafe, Smooch a Pooch Kissing Booth and Doggie Pool Party. Let’s not forget that the Cat’s Meow Lounge hosted by Astala Vista, the Crazy Cat Lady of Drag, will be featuring adorable bottle feeding demonstrations.
New to the pet lover community will be the AWA Animal Education and Adoption Tent which will feature AWA’s new animal reading ‘Tales With Tails’ for children ages 5-11. at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Special appearances by AWA’s Pet Therapy Team.
From 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., AWA’s Pet Clinic Veterinary Team will be offering “Dog Doses”: Microchip, Rabies, Distemper, and Bordatella vaccinations for the special $20 Paws and Feet price. $ sponsored by Bravecto and Holman.
Additionally, demonstrations such as K9 Officers, Dog Demonstrations, Service Dog Information, and “Ask the Trainer” will also take place.
“Paws and Feet Doggie Fun Day” is a day for the pet lover community to come together and celebrate their love of animals with their furry friends and family and to support other animals in need. AWA spends over $1,000 a day on medical care and supplies for the animals we rescue. Our goal is to raise $60,000 to help support animals in need of medical and behavioral support and for the pet community to benefit from our special Paws and Feet Doggie Fun Day programs,” said Marian. Conicella, head of development. “We look forward to seeing you, your family and furry family members at AWA’s biggest and most important fundraiser of the year.”
For more information about the Animal Welfare Association, visit www.awanj.org