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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

Pet Wellness Day in Stamford September 20

Aug 03, 2014 02:45AM

A 1-mile dog walk for families and children, sponsored by The Veterinary Cancer Center of Norwalk, will start on September 20 at 8:30am as part of the Run Walk for Health & Hunger event taking place at Chelsea Piers Connecticut, 1 Blachley Road in Stamford.

After the 1 Mile Dog Walk, free doggie day care provided by Wagmore will be available from 9am to 1pm so owners can attend the 3rd Annual Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014 (9am to 4pm). Saturday is Pet Wellness Day at Expo 2014, which is free to the public. The event features special exhibits related to pets, activities for children, complimentary health screenings for adults provided by Stamford Hospital and more than 80 exhibitors.

The entry fee for the 1 Mile Dog Walk is $40 per adult plus three nonperishable food items and $20 per child (14 and under) plus one nonperishable food item. Dogs must be up-to-date on vaccines and kept on leashes during the walk. The food and $5 from each entry fee will be donated to The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.

The event is produced by TMK Sports & Entertainment. For further information, call 203-531-3047, visit HWS-Expos.com or follow at Twitter.com/HWS_Expos and
Facebook.com/HWS.Expos. Register now at HWS-Expos.com and click on Active.com.