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Waggin' Trail May 17, 2014

It's Time to Plan for This Year's Walk!

Waggin Trail Walk for the Animals2014 Waggin' Trail Walk for the Animals
Saturday, May 17 at The Parklands at Floyds Fork

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Waggin Trail Walk for the Animals, walk & 5K

Call your friends, grab your leash and join us for the 20th annual Waggin’ Trail Walk for the Animals benefiting the Kentucky Humane Society on Saturday, May 17th from 9a.m. - 1p.m. at the Parklands of Floyds Fork.

Come out and enjoy a leisurely stroll with Fido and be surrounded by hundreds of area pet lovers on a journey to save lives and celebrate the human-animal bond.  In addition to the walk, there will be food, music, booths and lots of family friendly activities. Please Note: There will be no timed run this year.

Start fundraising today!  When friends and family members sponsor your run or walk at WAGGIN' TRAIL, the funds go directly to the Kentucky Humane Society's proactive adoption, education, and spay/neuter programs.  When you ask for donations and support, saving a life truly can be a walk in the park. Every donation, large or small, will help an animal in need at KHS.

Not sure how to start? This fundraising kit will help you meet your goals for the walk.

  • $50 provides one day’s worth of food and water to 25 pets in our care
  • $100 provides supplies for 10 surgeries in our high-quality, donor-supported SNIP clinic
  • $250 provides a medical exam, vaccinations, spay/neuter surgery and micro-chip for one needy pet
  • $500 pays for one heartworm positive dog to receive medication
  • $1000 pays the bills to rehabilitate an abused or neglected pet

Without events like the Waggin’ Trail, KHS wouldn’t be able to serve the thousands of homeless pets they do each year. In 2013, KHS set a record and found homes for more than 6,300 pets, saved over 200 animals with our Help-Me-Heal Fund, educated more than 5,000 children about responsible pet owner and since opening in 2007, our S.N.I.P. Clinic has performed more than 60,000 spay/neuter surgeries on owned pets.

The Top Fundraiser this year will receive the ultimate bragging rights by having his/her dog(s) professionally photographed and featured on the 2015 Waggin’ Trail poster!

Registration is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event, so make sure you register early!  From your personal fundraising page, you can tell your story, upload photos, email friends, accept and track donations, and monitor your progress. 

 On behalf of the thousands of animals saved by the Kentucky Humane Society each year, thank you! We can’t do it without you.


 2013 Fundraising Award Winners 

Top Fundraising Individual:   Rick Maynard

Top Fundraising Team:   Team KFC Yum!

     

Last year's recap:

Waggin' Trail 2013 was a fantastic success! Thank you to everyone who came out in support of our animals. The weather was perfect, the attendance was high, the vendors were awesome, the food was delicious, and the animal lovers and dogs had a great time!

A special thanks to our presenting sponsor Hill's Science Diet and our Gold Sponsor Feeders Supply, our media sponsors WDRB, The Courier-Journal and 102.3 The Max - and to all the wonderful, fabulous, hardworking and cheerful volunteers who helped make the day a success. Thank you, everyone! You've made a huge difference for KHS and the animals we serve.

wt-2013-1$100,000+ Raised!

Thanks to our generous donors and dedicated participants who gave of their time and money to support 2012 Waggin' Trail, we were able to raise over $100,000 for our life-saving adoptions, spay/neuter, and education programs!  We owe a special thank you to every individual and team who made the selfless commitment to "work for the animals" and reach their fundraising goals.

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