Paw Draw "Poker" Pooch Walk to benefit animal welfare efforts

May 22, 2015 10:40 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

It's called the Five Paw Draw Poker Pooch Walk, and it's a benefit for the Prevention of Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in Oroville.

Walkers and their dogs will embark on a short walk with a number of stops along the way on Saturday, May 30th, where participants will recieve a card at each stop. At the end the best 3 hands will win prizes.

The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riverbend Park, at the Salmon Pavilion. It's located at Highway 70 and Montgomery Street in Oroville. The cost to take part is $10 for the first doggie entrant, and $4 for each additional dog ... up to four per family.

The organizers request that only spayed or neutered dogs take part, to fully support the mission of PAWS. PAWS helps to provide no/low cost spay and neuter services, to prevent pet overpopulationin Butte county and more unwanted pets ending up in shelters. The group works closely with the Northwest SPCA.

At the event May 30th the City of Oroville will offer a K-9 Unit Demonstration at 12:30 p.m., the Northwest SPCA will have animals on hand that are up for adoption, Tractor Supply will offer pet food information and samples, the North Valley Animal Disaster Group will be on hand, with plenty of other activities and raffle prizes.


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