August 15, 2016— GILLETTE, WYO—Fur Kids Foundation, with support from Campbell County and the City of Gillette, is hosting a Pooch Plunge so you can watch your pups have a blast plunging into the water
Bring your dog to the Gillette City Pool, 909 S. Gillette Avenue, on Saturday, August 27. This year, the Foundation is holding two sessions: 10-11:30 pm and 12-1:30 pm. Cost is $5 for up to two dogs per session, humans get in free—if you have three or four dogs, the cost is $10 per session. Handlers/owners are limited to two dogs; if you have four dogs, you must have two handlers.
Humans will not be allowed to play in the pool with their pups. Participants are asked to only bring dogs who are people and dog friendly to the event, and to keep control of their dog at all times. Registration will be taken the day of the event, but attendees may register online at www.furkidsfoundation.org.
Dandy Candy / Hays Family Concessions, who provides concessions to pool goers during the summer, will also be on hand selling beverages for Plungers. They are also donating 50% of the proceeds back to the Foundation that day! Annabelle's Cookies is providing 50 goodie bags filled with cookies and some other all-natural pet products for a goodie bag toss as well.
The Pooch Plunge is supported by: Allison's Pantry - Melissa Wrigley; Alignment Pros Point S Tire & Auto Service; Animal Medical Center of Wyoming; Annabelle's Cookies; Cloud Peak Energy; Dandy Candy / Hays Family Concessions; Jamie Pedersen, ERA Priority Real Estate; First Interstate Bank; First National Bank of Gillette; Flightline, Inc.; Gillette Optometric Clinic; The Knotty Salon; Lost Cabin Construction, LLC; Darren Lynde; Masters of Ceremony; MCRL, LLC; Billy Montgomery; Robynn Nehl Pet Grooming; The Overhead Door Company of Gillette; Paws Academy; Pizza Carrello; Red Hills Veterinary Hospital; Peggy & Rod Seppala; S&S Builders, LLC; Susan McKay CPA, LLC; Thars Feed and Ranch Supply; Thunder Basin Veterinary Clinic; Linda Tufvesson; and Wyoming Art & Frame.
Fur Kids Foundation is the only organization in Northeastern Wyoming that provides families with pets access to emergency veterinary care when they cannot afford it. The Foundation will also host its signature event, Pet-A-Palooza, on September 10 at CAM-PLEX Park Shelter No. 5 starting at 10 am. The all-day pet festival features Pawject Runway, the Small Dog Showdown, Best Trick Contest, agility and other pet focused events, as well as silent auction tables, 50/50 raffle, a Table of Trinkets and Treats, and pet-related products and services, and more.
About Fur Kids Foundation Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of families with animals in Campbell County, Wyoming. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped more than 315 families and granted nearly $50,000 in aid. For more information, visit www.furkidsfoundation.org. Find us on www.facebook.com/furkidsfoundation. Follow us on Twitter, @furkidswyo. Read our blog.