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It's Time to Strut for Homeless Pets!

Get ready, get set, get your pooch warmed up's time for Best Friends Animal Society's First Annual Strut Your Mutt in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Join us for a leisurely morning walk to help homeless pets in the Lafayette area, and then celebrate afterwards at our ultimate doggie festival.

Who: Animal lovers in Louisiana who want to raise money for homeless pets, and have a great time with their dogs.

What: Leisurely group dog walk followed by a doggie themed celebration festival that includes pet contests, photo opp's, treats for your dogs, fun activities, refreshments and more.

Where: Parc Sans Souci - 201 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette, LA 70501

When: Saturday, September 22, 2012 Registration begins at 7:30am; walk begins at 9am. Festival ends at 1pm.

Why: To raise money for one of our participating local animal rescue groups (our No More Homeless Pets Network Partners) and Best Friends Animal Society, and help bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets.

Registration Fees:

  • Individuals: $30 ($35 day-of)
  • Couples: $50 ($60 day-of)
  • Kids 12 and under with t-shirt: $20 ($25 day-of)
  • Kids 12 and under without t-shirt: FREE
  • Virtual Participant (not attending our official Strut in Lafayette): $10 (does not include a t-shirt but our 2012 Strut shirts will be available for purchase). Virtual Participants, like Individual Walkers, can raise money for Best Friends or for a participating Network Partner--but will need to join a Network Partner's Dog Pack in order to raise money for that group.

Note: every person who is attending the event must be registered in order to participate.

Benefitting groups include:

Acandiana Humane Society

Animal Rescue Foundation - LA


Ian Somerhalder Foundation

Second Chance Paws

Special Needs Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation

St. Martin Humane

Wild Cat Foundation/SpayNation