Walk for the Animals benefits the Humane Society

Walk for the Animals benefits the Humane Society

Walk for the Animals benefits the Humane SocietyEntire families–both two legged and four- -enjoyed a fun event at Bay Front Park, where everyone who attended Walk for the Animals had a “dog-gone” fun time.

Presented by Pet Supermarket, the event attracted more than 3,000 people and all proceeds went to the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Commissioner Sally A. Heyman was the Grand Marshall and NBC6 meteorologist, Ryan Phillips, emceed the event for the sixth year.

Attendees enjoyed a morning filled with fun activities, entertainment, doggie contests, a fabulous raffle and yummy snacks.

Not to be missed was the latest event addition – the “Walk for the Animals Adoption Arena” where local rescue groups brought puppies, kittens, dogs and cats, in an effort to find loving permanent homes.

“Every dollar raised from the Walk goes toward sheltering more than 300 homeless cats and dogs in our care every day. In addition, the funds help support our spay/neuter services, quality adoptions, humane education and pet therapy,” said Laurie Hoffman, Executive Director.

Sponsors included: 101.5 LiteFM, 50 Eggs Inc., Alpha Dog Marketing, Buckeye Cleaning Center, Canine Counselors, CESAR 911 – Pet Adoption with Cesar Millan, Ceva, Coffee Brake, Costco, Dr. Brigitt Rok, Frames USA, Henry Schein Animal Health, K-9 Specialist, Mandarin Oriental Miami, Miami Parking Authority, Marquis Bank, Microsoft Store, Dadeland, NBC6,Patterson Veterinary, Paws pet Hotel, Pet Heaven, Pet Emergency Room, Pet Supermarket, Petco Foundation, Pollo Tropical, Purina One, Ryder Charitable Foundation, South Motors, The Flyer, The Miami Herald, The Ticket, YourPaws R MyPaws, Virbac and Zoetis Animal Health.

For more information on the Humane Society of Greater Miami, visit www.humanesocietymiami.org.

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