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      7th Annual Walk-n-Wag to support Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem

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      September 14, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

      2200 Minto Island Road Southwest
      Salem, Oregon 97302

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      7th Annual Walk-n-Wag to support Willamette Valley Hospice

      $10 online registration ends 9/12/2019. Register at the event for $15. Children 12 years and under are free. Goodie bags are guaranteed to the first 250 participants.

      There is a special bond between hospice patients and their beloved animal companions. This family-friendly, pet-centered event raises funds to help care for these “best friends” of hospice patients, and to assist with finding a new forever home for pets, when needed.

      Keeping Patients and Pets Together
      The Pet Peace of Mind® Program offers financial resources and trained hospice volunteers to help a pet owner with tasks they may not be able to do any longer, such as walking a dog, cleaning a litter box, or taking a pet to the groomer. Often times, these supportive services allow a hospice patient to keep their pet in their home with them throughout their illness and maintain the hospice patient’s quality of life.

      Finding Permanent Homes for Pets
      For those hospice patients who are unable to keep their pets at home with them, Willamette Valley Hospice works alongside local rescues and foster families to find permanent homes for the animals.

      Interested in becoming a volunteer or community partner? Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Shelley Wagener at 503.588.3600 or for more information on how you can help.

      ®Registered trademark of Pet Peace of Mind, Inc.

      Categories: Fundraising & Charity | Outdoors & Recreation | Pets

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.