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Dog Walk Sponsored By The Veterinary Cancer Center

A 1 Mile Dog Walk for families and children, sponsored by The Veterinary Cancer Center of Norwalk, will take place on September 20 at 8:30am at the Run Walk for Health & Hunger presented by Athletic Shoe Factory at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. The event will follow a 5K Run at 8:15am. The entry fee is $40 per adult plus three nonperishable food items and $20 per child (14 and under) plus one nonperishable food item. A family entry fee for two parents and up to three children is $80 plus four food items. There is no charge for dogs and they must be kept on leashes during the 1 Mile Walk.  All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccines. The food and $5 from each entry fee will be donated to The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.  The first 500 registered participants will receive a dri-fit shirt, race bib, finisher’s medal and goody bag.  Prizes will be awarded to winners. Register at and click on

After the 1 Mile Dog Walk, a free doggy day care sponsored by Wagmore will be provided from 9am to 1pm so owners can attend the 3rd Annual Stamford Hospital Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2014 at Chelsea Piers CT from 9am to 4pm. Saturday is Pet Wellness Day at Expo 2014, which is free to the public, and will feature special exhibits related to pets.  

Chelsea Piers Connecticut is located at 1 Blachley Rd, Stamford. The event is produced by TMK Sports & Entertainment. For further information, call 203-531-3047, visit, and follow on Twitter @HWS_Expos and See ad, page 21.  

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