noon Sunday, October 6, 2013, the Fairfax Pets on Wheels will hold its 18th
annual “Paws for a Cause” 3K Walk in Fairfax, Virginia. The doggone
fun begins at Weber’s Pet Supermarket, 11021 Lee Highway, Fairfax.
Proceeds from the walk will go
toward recruitment and training, volunteer activities, and insurance.
All pre-registered participants will
receive a “Paws for a Cause” t-shirt. There will be human and canine
treats at each kilometer and sponsored walkers are encouraged.
is $20 prior to September 18th
and $25 thereafter. Register online at:
walkers and businesses interested in providing sponsorship or donating door
prizes for participants should call (703) 324-5424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or go to www.fpow.org.
Pets on Wheels is an all-volunteer program sponsored by the Fairfax Area Agency
on Aging and is a United Way agency (#8907). FPOW provides pet therapy
with teams of animals and their human companions who regularly visit area
long-term care facilities. Last year, organization volunteers provided
over 8,000 hours of service, improving the quality of life for residents by
allowing them to interact with animals.
is the 26th anniversary of Fairfax Pets on Wheels caring and
sharing in the community.