Meet at 10AM at BARK & FITZ Kanata, off Terry Fox Drive behind SCORES & BOSTON PIZZA
Our organized walks with Duke at the Arboretum will be held on subsequent Sunday mornings from 10AM to 11AM. We meet in Building #72′s parking lot and walk as a group with Duke leading the way. Donations to B.A.R.K rescue are accepted in exchange for treats from Bark & Fitz at the end of each walk.
Arboretum parking lot meet up: once you’ve turned off the round about off of Prince of Whales, turn left at the ONE WAY sign that indicates the Arboretum pathway. You will see the parking lot provided on the left hand side of the brick building.
This is an opportunity for dogs to walk with a variety of breeds, lead by a calm but assertive pack leader. I for one really enjoy these walks with my Bark & Fitz friends and have become more confident and less nervous around big dogs. I still bark a lot but I think that’s a dachshund thing…For updates on our walks & events, email email@example.com call 613.270.0303 or check the calendar in the sidebar.
Sniffs & licks,
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Walks with The Duke and the BARK & FITZ Dog Pack at the Experimental Farm Arboretum pathways will take place on Sunday mornings from 10AM to 11AM as of Sunday October 19th as weather permits.
Join NARC and Eastway Kennels on our 2km doggy walkathon through fields and bushes to help raise frunds for our animals. Get your pledge form today! Tons of activities such as a police dog demo, dog training Q&A, nail clipping, food & drinks, etc… Also many great PRIZES to win! Rain or shine, our rescues will be there to have a great walk! 613-834-7005 to register.
OTTAWA HUMANE SOCIETY’S 20th ANNUAL WIGGLE WAGGLE WALKATHON
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Central Experimental Farm Arboretum
Please join BARK & FITZ and Duke the Dane’s dog pack for the WIGGLE WAGGLE Walkathon’s Team Event in support of the Ottawa Humane Society, Sunday September 7th @ the Experimental Farm’s Arboretum pathways.
Pledge forms: Download your pledge form from the Ottawa Humane Society’s website or pick one up at our BARK & FITZ Westboro location. Collect pledges to cover your registration fee of $25.
Duke’s Dog Pack Team: To be a member of Duke’s Dog Pack, report your individual total to Duke after you’ve registered for the walk before 9AM the day of the Wiggle Waggle. Look for Duke wearing his Bark & Fitz Team jersey underneath the Bark & Fitz tent.
After the walk you can take in the festivities, visit local vendor’s booths and stop by the Bark & Fitz tent where we’ll be hosting a Dog Social and a Wiggle Waggle Raffle. For $5, you will receive 3 raffle tickets, a doggie gift bag and individual souvenir photos with Duke taken by me! Corduroy and I will be taking photos and representing the Ottawa Dog Blog. Come and visit us under the B&F tent!
The Paws on Fire flyball team is hosting a tournament called “The Region 20 Co-Host Tournament” on Saturday and Sunday, September 6th and 7th, at the Carp Fairgrounds. Over 150 people are registered to compete in this tournament. We also expect 50 to 100 spectators. That’s a lot of dog lovers in one place! Paws on Fire is generously donating the profits from this event, including the raffle and the canteen, to two dog rescue groups in the Ottawa area, Hopeful Hearts dog rescue and Bullies in Need dog rescue.
Both rescues are operated by volunteers who work tirelessly in the rescue and placement of dogs that, through no fault of their own, find themselves in a shelter, abandoned or abused, and slated for euthanasia.
BIN (Bullies in Need) focuses on the rescue of bully breeds and also takes in other breeds that find themselves out of time on death row in the shelter system. Their website is: www.bulliesinneed.ca
Hopeful Hearts rescue focuses on the senior and special needs dogs that are often overlooked by other rescues. Seniors and special needs dogs still have a lot of love to give and deserve a chance to find a new forever home. Their website is:www.hopefulhearts.ca
It was a great night for a walk – perfect weather! Here is a slideshow of the photos I took on the walk. To see all of the photos bigger, click here.
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