Each dog owner who attends the event is required to complete a registration form and liability waiver before entering Pet-A-Palooza. Participants may register ahead of time a www.furkidsfoundation.org/pap.html before Wednesday, September 6. Advance registration is helpful to organizers but owners may register onsite.
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. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped more than 430 families and granted nearly $70,000 in aid. Pet-A-Palooza is the Fur Kids Foundation’s signature event and largest annual fundraiser. Roughly 75 percent of the funds raised at all Fur Kids Foundation events help families keep their pets healthy in Campbell County, Wyoming.
Pawject Runway, Noon-1 pm (registration closes at 11:30 am): Participants whose dogs have the attitudes of beauty queens should enter their pooch in Pawject Runway. The entrance fee for Pawject Runway is $10, and participants can walk the red carpet in one category or strut their stuff in three categories:
Small Dog Showdown, 2 pm (registration closes at 1:30 pm): They may be tiny, but often these small dogs are faster than a speeding bullet! This fast-action race is specifically designed for dogs 20 pounds and under! The Foundation will pin participants’ dogs against one another in a 40-foot race to the championship title. Cost is $5 and participants must provide proof of rabies vaccination. Winners receive a fabulous small dog gift basket provided by a dedicated Fur Kids Foundation volunteer. There are two categories:
Attractions and Demonstrations
Want to Help?
Fur Kids Foundation seeks volunteers to work throughout the day. Interested people should contact the Foundation at (307) 363-1131 or email@example.com.
Pet-A-Palooza is supported by: Anastasia Blackwell Dog Training; Animal Medical Center of Wyoming; Best Friends Forever Mobile Pet Grooming; Cloud Peak Energy; Community Veterinary Clinic; First National Bank of Gillette; Fraternal Order of the Eagles - Aux. 2711; Friedlan Family; Gillette Optometric Clinic; The Knotty Salon; Lazy KT Designs; Darren and Kim Lynde; Masters of Ceremony; Overhead Door Co. of Gillette; Pet Grooming by Becky; Pizza Carrello; Premier Home Mortgage; Red Hills Veterinary Hospital; S & S Builders, LLC; Peggy and Rod Seppala; and The SPaw.
For more information about Pet-A-Palooza, contact the Fur Kids Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 363-1131.
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. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped more than 430 families and granted nearly $70,000 in aid. Pet-A-Palooza is the Fur Kids Foundation’s signature event and largest annual fundraiser. For more information, or to read the blog, visit www.furkidsfoundation.org. Find Fur Kids Foundation on www.facebook.com/furkidsfoundation. Follow us on Twitter, @furkidswyo.
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Contact: Felicia Messimer
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 animals in Campbell County.
Your donation saves lives. It goes to work helping animals in Campbell County receive adequate veterinary care during a time when their family may not be able to afford it. Please contact the Foundation to learn more or donate now using PayPal.
The Fur Kids Foundation blog is written by board member and Founder Felicia. If you have ideas that you would like to see published in the blog such as concerns about pet-focused topics in the community or a funny story, please contact the Foundation. Enjoy!