Fur Kids Foundation hosts pool party fundraiser for dogs

Written by on August 24, 2017

Press Release —Fur Kids Foundation, with support from Campbell County and the City of Gillette, is hosting a Pooch Plunge so you can watch your pups have a blast plunging into the water.

Bring your dog to the Gillette City Pool, 909 S. Gillette Avenue, on Saturday, August 26. This year, the Foundation is holding two sessions at the Pooch Plunge: 10-11:30 pm and 12-1:30 pm. Cost is $5 per dog per session, humans get in free. Handlers/owners are limited to two dogs; if you have four dogs, you must have two handlers. Humans will not be allowed to play in the pool with their pups. Participants are asked to only bring dogs who are people and dog friendly to the event, and to keep control of their dog at all times. Registration will be taken the day of the event, but attendees may register online at www.furkidsfoundation.org/pooch-plunge.html.

The Pooch Plunge is supported by: Anastasia Blackwell Dog Training; Animal Medical Center of Wyoming; Best Friends Forever Mobile Pet Grooming; Cloud Peak Energy; Community Veterinary Clinic; ​First National Bank of Gillette; Fraternal Order of the Eagles – Aux. 2711; Friedlan Family; Gillette Optometric Clinic; The Knotty Salon; Lazy KT Designs; Darren and Kim Lynde; Masters of Ceremony; Overhead Door Co. of Gillette; Pizza Carrello; Premier Home Mortgage; Red Hills Veterinary Hospital; S & S Builders, LLC; Peggy and Rod Seppala; and The SPaw. Fur Kids Foundation is the only organization in Northeastern Wyoming that provides families with pets access to emergency veterinary care when they cannot afford it. The Foundation will also host its signature event, Pet-A-Palooza, on September 9 at CAM-PLEX Park Shelter No. 5 starting at 10 am. The all-day pet festival features Pawject Runway, the Small Dog Showdown, agility and other pet focused events, as well as silent auction tables, and pet-related products and services, and more.

About Fur Kids Foundation Created in November 2011, the Fur Kids Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides education and aid to promote the well-being of families with animals in Campbell County, Wyoming. Since September 2012, Fur Kids Foundation has helped 428 families and granted more than $67,400 in aid. For more information, visit www.furkidsfoundation.org. Find us on www.facebook.com/furkidsfoundation. Follow us on Twitter, @furkidswyo. Read our blog.

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