Statement as distributed Wednesday by TSA Communications:
Rudy’s Dog Park is hosting Dash for the Dogs, a 5K run/walk with dogs and 1 mile fun walk on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Dogs are encouraged and welcomed, but are not required in order to compete. The event will be begin and end at Rudy’s Dog Park, with a cost of $15.00 for individuals pre-paying and $20 the day of the event. October 16th at midnight is the deadline to pre-pay. The 1 mile fun walk is free if registered. Registration will be on-site from 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. with free t-shirts to the first 100 registrants for the 5k and free bandannas for the first 50 dogs. The 5k run/walk is a chip timed event, with dogs also receiving their own chip. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall male/female and 1st, 2nd and 3rd male/female age group. Dog prizes will also be given. All dogs must be on a leash, be current on rabies vaccine and have a dog ID on the day of the event.
Also join Rudy’s Dog Park for its 3rd annual Dogtoberfest on Friday, October 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The Downtown Eatery and Spirits. Funds will be raised for the dog park with raffle items, live auctions and the Rose Raffle. The Downtown Eatery and Spirits will also be offering food and drink specials.
Rudy’s Dog Park is a not-for-profit organization that was organized and founded to build a dog park serving Warsaw and the surrounding Kosciusko County community. It is open from dawn to dusk every day for members; to become a member or for more information about Dash for the Dogs and Dogtoberfest go to www.rudysdogpark.org for an application.
For more information contact Rudy’s Dog Park at P.O. Box 788, Winona Lake, IN 46590. Telephone: 574-267-8511. Website: http://www.rudysdogpark.org, E-mail: Info@RudysDogPark.org. Also find Rudy’s Dog Park on Facebook.