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2016 Walk for the Animals
May 21, 2016
Join Us for the 2016 Walk for the Animals!
Grab a leash and join us on May 21st for the 1.5 mile walk around Duke University East Campus as we raise $80,000 to help homeless animals in Durham!
Visit apswalkdurham.org to register today!
Schedule of Events
10:00 – Registration and Check-in: On-site registration for walk-ups, turn in contributions, and pick up t-shirts
10:00 – Welcome by WRAL’s Tara Lynn: Register your dog for pet contests at the stage, visit vendor/sponsor booths, enjoy the Family Fun Zone
10:15 – Photos by Alycat Photo & Video Services Start: Have your photo or your team’s photo taken by Alyson Rode, owner of Alycat Photo & Video Services at the steps of the Duke East Building. Photos will be taken from 10:15a – 11a and 12p – 1p. Your photos will be posted on the APS Facebook page for you to tag and share. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to buy prints.
10:20 – Tara Lynn Gives APS Adoptable Dog Showcase: Meet some of the great dogs at APS looking for forever homes!
10:30 – Durham Sherriff’s Corporal Kirby Presents K9 Demo
10:45 – Dr. Brian Hare Presents Dognition Demonstration: Dognition offers fun, science-based games to help reveal how your dog sees the world. (Part One)
11:00 – Tara Lynn Kicks Off the Walk!
11:15 – Half K Special Begins: If your dog cannot easily walk 1.5 miles, consider the Half-K Special, starting at Campus Drive to Trinity Ave. and back to the Gazebo.This walk is GREAT for small dogs, overweight dogs, dogs with heavy fur coats, dogs with 3 legs, or dogs with short noses.
11:45 – Dr. Brian Hare Announces: Pet Contests: Dogs compete for “Best Dressed” “Biggest Dog” and “Best Kisser”
12:00 – APS Adoptable Animal Showcase: A second chance to meet some of our wonderful, adoptable dogs!
12:15 – Dr. Brian Hare Presents Dognition Demonstration: Dognition offers fun, science-based games to help reveal how your dog sees the world. (Part Two)
12:30 – Dr. Brian Hare Announces: Pet Contests: Dogs compete for “Best Trick” “Smallest Dog” and “Best Look-Alike”
12:45 – Prize Winners Announced:
3rd Best Fundraising Individual – REI Doggy Basket from Alycat Photo & Video
2nd Best Fundraising Individual – Pet Glamor Shoot by Alycat Photo & Video
Top Fundraising Individual – Family Photo Shoot by Alycat Photo & Video
Top Fundraising Pet Power Team – Catered Party from PDQ
Top Fundraising Vets In Action Team – Pizza Party from Rudino’s Sports Bar
Raffle Prize Winners
1:00 – Closing Remarks