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The 4th Annual Pooch Parade benefiting Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, in Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs. Register at 9 a.m. and enjoy free Starbucks coffee. A $15 entry fee includes a raffle ticket and lots of free goodies. The dog walk begins at 10 a.m. along an easy route. Stop at stations along the way and fill your goodie bag with fun gifts. Visit the Fitness/Grooming Booth, Fortune Teller, have a private Canine Consultation about behavior problems, attend a Canine First Aid demo, get a photo of you and your dog, try out for the “Best Dressed Pooch” and “Brilliant Pet Trick” awards. There will also be a great Silent Auction and Raffle – over $2,000 in items.Please bring your dog on a non-retractable leash no more than 6 feet long; one dog per adult. Don’t have a dog? No problem! Everyone is welcome to come watch the pups, participate in the silent auction, raffle and meet the amazing dogs who are part of Heeling Partners.Heeling Partners is a nonprofit organization consisting of dog/handler teams which visit Valley View Hospital patients and work with children in the reading program at local schools.Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m., rain or shine. More information at 945-5943 or http://www.heelingpartners.org.

Stop by the AKC Responsible Dog Owner information booth provided by Roaring Fork Kennel Club at the Heeling Partners Pooch Parade on Saturday, Sept. 19. We will have useful information for you to help in your decision to add a dog to your family through the requirements for the Canine Good Citizens test you can pass with your pet. We hope to see you Saturday, Sept. 19. Remember, registration for the pooch Parade is at 9 a.m., and the fun continues until noon.


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