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The Animal Welfare Association announces that its annual Paws & Feet 5K and Doggie Fun race day will take place on Saturday June 4th in downtown Voorhees

The Animal Welfare Association announces its annual Paws & Feet 5K Race & Doggie Fun Day will take place on Saturday, June 4and in the center of Voorhees

The event will include 5k Fun Run and Walk, Smile Mile Walk with Furry Friends,
Activities for kids including Bouncy House, Face Painting, Arts and Crafts, Little Sous Chef, Zumbini, and more; Doggie Zone Barkini Bar, Smooch Pooch Kissing Booth, Doggie Dexterity Demos, Canine Cafe; Cat’s Meow Lounge with Astala Vista the Crazy Cat Lady of Drag, bottle feeding demonstrations; Food Trucks, Entertainment, 100+ Vendors and more!

The AWA Pet Clinic tent will offer specially priced doses for dogs for $20 compliments of Merck and Holman

VOORHEES, NJ – (May 19, 2022) – The Animal Welfare Association is thrilled to announce that its biggest fundraising event of the year is back, live and in person on Saturday, June 4.and, 2022. The event will take place at the Voorhees Town Center in Voorhees, NJ from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will feature a full lineup of events focusing on the special bond between humans and their pets. This year’s event is especially exciting with expanded activities for the pet community and their furry friends.

COME! CHEEK! TO STAY! is the theme for this year’s Paws & Feet event and will not only feature the annual 5k Fun Run/Walk and Smile Mile Walk Furry Friend Walk, but will also include food trucks, entertainment provided by WXTU, Barktini Bar & Canine Cafe, Smooch a Pooch Kissing Booth and Doggie Pool Party. Let’s not forget that the Cat’s Meow Lounge hosted by Astala Vista, the Crazy Cat Lady of Drag, will be featuring adorable bottle feeding demonstrations.

New for the pet lover community will be the AWA Animal Education and Adoption Tent which will feature AWA’s new ‘Tales with Tails’ reading to animals for children ages 5-11 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Special guest appearances on the AWA’S Pet Therapy team.

From 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., AWA’s Pet Clinic Veterinary Team will be offering ‘Dog Doses’: microchip, rabies, distemper and bordatella vaccinations for the special Paws and Feet pricing. $20 sponsored by Bravecto and Holman.

Additionally, demonstrations such as K9 Officers, Dog Demonstrations, Service Dog Information, and “Ask the Trainer” will also take place.

“Paws and Feet Doggie Fun Day” is a day for the pet lover community to come together and celebrate their love of animals with their furry friends and family and to support other animals in need. AWA spends over $1,000 a day on medical care and supplies for the animals we rescue. Our goal is to raise $60,000 to help support animals in need of medical and behavioral support and for the pet community to benefit from our special Paws and Feet Doggie Fun Day programs,” said Marian. Conicella, development manager. “We look forward to seeing you, your family and furry family members at AWA’s biggest and most important fundraiser of the year.”

For more information on the Animal Welfare Association, please visit https://www.awanj.org

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Animal Protection Association, a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 animal welfare organization, serves the people and animals of southern New Jersey. AWA is dedicated to eliminating animal suffering, promoting the importance of the human-animal bond, and enhancing the role of animals in human well-being. Through AWA Human Education Programs, Pet Therapy Programs, AWA Pet Clinic, Camden/Vets On Wheels Resident Outreach Programs, AWA Pet Food Pantry , to PAWS/People Achieving With Support, AWA is the regional leader in compassionate pet care.

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