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Hike Shelter Dogs from Montgomery County Animal Control (2/10/18)

Tails of the Trail
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Feb 10 8:00AM - 10:30AM

February is SHARE THE LOVE month and we are collecting new or used fleece blankets for our shelter dogs to snuggle into on a cold kennel morning.

A $10 per participant donation is greatly appreciated and will be collected at check-in via cash, check or credit card. Thanks for your support of our nonprofit organization!

The ASPCA (https://www.aspca.org/about-us) indicates that of the roughly 3.9 million dogs entering shelters per year, approximately 31% are euthanized. In some urban areas these numbers run as high as 78%.

Be a part of reducing euthanasia rates by hiking with local homeless hounds. Socialization and exercise can reduce kennel related stress and anxiety and improve a shelter dogs behavior, thus extending their lives!

Tails of the Trail invite you to hike with shelter dogs for a couple hours of exercise and companionship. We're partnering with the Montgomery County Animal Care & Control (https://mcgtn.org/animal-control) and we'll hike the pups at Liberty Park. We will walk a double loop totaling about 2.0 miles with cool down time and pup portraits on the large grassy lawn.

Visit the shelter's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MontgomeryCountyAdoptionServices) to see available dogs to adopt.

Agenda:

8:00a Arrive at the shelter, check in, attend required Volunteer Orientation.

8:30a Get paired with your pup and load for transport to Liberty Park where the hike will begin.

10:00a Return the dogs back to the shelter for long naps.

10:15a - Now it's time for the human treats and socialization.

10:30a - Conclude event and thanks for joining us!

What to bring:

You may bring a guest but only one dog per RSVP.

A seat covering to protect your car as we will be transporting the dogs to the park.

Optional donations: dog treats, old towels, creamy peanut butter, Kongs.

No personal pets are allowed.

Load the app Woof Trax (aka Walk For a Dog) or ResQwalk (http://resqwalk.com/) on your smart phone and select Montgomery County Animal Control & Adoption Service as your sponsored shelter so they can earn quarterly donations from our event.

For your Safety (and the safety of the dogs):

You must sign a waiver from the shelter. Click here (http://www.tailsofthetrail.com/docs/TOTT-Montgomery-County-AC-Waiver.pdf) to open the PDF. Print and fill it out to bring with you to save time during orientation. You only have to do this once.

Read our Volunteer Orientation Guide (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vjs1nl5b1muqccx/Volunteer%20Orientation.docx?dl=0). A subsequent orientation will take place at the event.

No children under the age of 14 can hold the leash and all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

No dogs off leash at any time.

Thanks to our sponsor:

Nature's Select of Middle TN (https://nstennessee.secure.force.com/)

How to find us:We meet at the front of the shelter.

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