Bring your furry friend to the Pleasanton River Park this Saturday, Nov. 9, for the Paws for a Cause event.
Join Safer Path Family Violence Shelter and the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Department as they raise awareness on dog health and safety, as well as the relationship between pet abuse and domestic violence.
The schedule is:
Vendor set up
•9- 10 a.m.
5 K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk
•10:15- 11:30 a.m.
Dog Show Contest
•11:30- 11:45 a.m.
To register for the 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk or Dog Costume Contest, please email tgarza@ pleasantontx.gov or call 830-569-5904.
You will be able to sign up for the run/walk the day of the event. On-site registration will be Saturday from 8-8:45 a.m.
The run/walk is completely free and it will follow the same route at the Cowboy Gallop held during Homecoming. Medals for the top three finishers. Walkers will go to the .5 mile mark and then go back to the starting line.
There will also be music, food trucks, adoptions, photo booth ops, bounce house, obstacle course and dog activities. Some of the organizations that will be present are: Pleasanton Animal Clinic, DPS K9 Unit, Atascosa County Animal Control, Atascosa Animal Allies, Gizmo’s Gift, Jourdanton PD K9 Unit and Spay Neuter Assistance Program. Pastor Johnny Arrington from the Methodist Church will be there for the blessing of the animals.
Please note that all owners that plan on bringing their dog to this event, must provide a copy of your pet’s rabies vaccine certificate.