Fun pet event to be held at Basin Harbor Club on Saturday

FERRISBURGH — Homeward Bound: Addison County’s Humane Society, in partnership with Basin Harbor Club in Ferrisburgh for the second year in a row, will hold its largest annual fundraiser — Woofstock 2014 — on Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event, held at Basin Harbor, will begin with a 3K Fun Run and Walk and a 5K Run and will be followed by various dog demonstrations (Dock Dogs, Disc Dogs, K-9 protection, doggie dancing, Meet the Breed, Water Rescue Dogs), a doggie kissing contest, Lake Champlain boat rides, a silent auction, artists and other vendors, and great food. The day will be emceed by Addison County’s own Bruce & Hobbes. This will be a full day of family and dog friendly activities, and will help support the animals awaiting their forever homes.

Homeward Bound invites everyone to grab their pooches and pound the pavement to raise funds for the animals. Registration for the runners/walkers begins at 7:30 a.m. and the Run/Walk starts at 9 a.m. when the festival opens. Walkers can pick up registration and pledge forms at the shelter. Walk-in registrations are also accepted. Basin Harbor Club is a dog-friendly resort and is offering special room rates for the Woofstock 2014 weekend. Find out more at www.basinharbor.com or call 802-475-2311.

Woofstock 2014 organizers thank the following “five-paw sponsors” for their support: The Dock Doctors, Laberge Insurance Agency, the Addison Independent, Lawson and Clint Allen, PETCO Foundation and WCAX.

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