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Every year Guide Dogs of America has a booth at the Mission Viejo Dog Walk (also known as the DAWG Walk), Pet Faire, and Dog Adoption Event. Every year I’m busy with one thing or another and can’t attend this event. I hope to change that trend this year!
Thinking back in time…last year I didn’t have a Guide Dog Puppy. Two years ago, Derby was too young to work at the booth. This year I’m going to do my best to help out at the Dawg Walk. Here’s the information on this years Dawg walk, Pet Faire, and Dog Adoption Event:
Mission Viejo Dog Walk (AKA DAWG Walk)
What: 16the Annual DAWG WALK
When: June 26th 7am – noon
Where: The Village Green
(at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center), located at 24932 Veterans Way (off La Paz Rd.) in Mission Viejo
- Pet Faire — It’s Free To All! – Opens at 8:00 a.m. Includes K9 entertainment and dogs for adoption!
- DAWG Walk Registration & Information
- Dogs for Adoption
- Starting at 8:00 a.m., dogs from the Mission Viejo shelter along with over a dozen rescue groups will be there with dogs just waiting to find permanent loving homes!
- Day’s Events & Exhibits
- There’s something for the whole family (two-legged and four-legged)!
- Pet Contests
- Let Fido’s talent shine today and win some great prizes with our 3 Pet Contests:
- The Best K9 Kisser Contest
- Owner/Bowzer Look-Alike Contest
- Best K9 Trickster Contest!
Check out the DAWG WALK main website for all the information and details
Reggie, The Golden Retriever
I’m puppy sitting a young Golden Retriever Guide Dog Puppy In Training named Reggie during the Dog Walk. I’d like to take Reggie over to help out at the Guide Dog booth at this years Mission Viejo DAWG WALK. Unfortunately, there is an outside chance that she is too young to work the booth. We like to make sure we only take our puppies to age appropriate events. An event like the DAWG WALK may be too stressful for some younger puppies and we want to set all of our puppies up for success whether she’s a guide dog puppy in training or a family pet.
Are you planning on going to this years Mission Viejo Dog Walk? If so, please stop by and visit the Guide Dogs of America booth.
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