Wiggle Waggle Walk Draws Large Crowd, Donations

first_imgAnimal lovers flocked to Brookside Park in full force to the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s 16th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk, with approximately 3,000 people and 1,500 canines in attendance. Dogs and humans alike enjoyed their one to three-mile walk around the Rose Bowl, as well as the free Pet Expo afterwards. The Wiggle Waggle Walk succeeded in raising over $325,000 for the animals.Top honors went to the Punk Rock Rovers, a team that raised over $65,000 and Karen Kiefaber who raised $42,000. All donations from the Walk will go to providing food, shelter, and medical care for the near 12,000 animals PHS cares for annually. This year’s event drew supporters and their canine companions from all over Southern California including Lompoc, Yucaipa and Lancaster and even out-of-town attendees from as far as Denver, Colo.“We’re very proud that so many supporters attended the walk,” says Steven McNall, president/CEO of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. “It was a great success for animals in our community.”The Wiggle Waggle Walk Pet Expo featured a variety of pet product booths, as well as demonstrations from the Glendale and Pasadena K-9 units. Dogs in attendance had the opportunity to run through an agility course set up by the PHS behavior department. Emmy Award-nominated actress Andrea Evans emceed the event, which included look-a-like and fashion contests. Event sponsors included Wells Fargo, 89.3 KPCC, VCA Animal Hospitals and Boehringer Ingelheim. Donations are still being accepted at www.wigglewagglewalk.org.About the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCAThe Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is an open door, community-funded center, which provides all animals a place where they receive a safe haven, care and respect. The agency provides essential animal welfare and control services for the cities of Arcadia, Bradbury, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. For more information, visit www.pasadenahumane.org. 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Subscribe Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Make a comment Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTop 9 Predicted Haircut Trends Of 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Simple Steps To Catch Your Crush’s Eye On InstagramHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEverything You Need To Know About This Two-Hour ProcedureHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Wiggle Waggle Walk Draws Large Crowd, Donations Pasadena Humane Society community dog walk, fundraiser raises $325K for animals From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 11:53 am Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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