SPCA hosts ‘Paws for a Cause’

Dogs of every size and breed made their way to Birchbank Park with their owners on Saturday for Paws for a Cause

Dogs of every size and breed made their way to Birchbank Park with their owners on Saturday for Paws for a Cause, an annual event  held to raise money and awareness for homeless and abused animals in the province. Photos; Dogs raced to be the first one to eat all the hot dog pieces from the bucket so their owners could win a prize. Kristine Graham, a Trail SPCA employee and Catherine Foster, an enthusiastic volunteer, sell SPCA merchandise the BC SPCA tent at the Paws for a Cause event. Suzanne Stansbury’s dog Hunter visits with Katie and Claire Fricke at Birchbank Park. Coco, a 4-year-old shepherd shows of her specialty training by herding ducks around the park during one of many skills demonstrations on Saturday morning. The event ended with a sponsored walk to show support for animals. All of the money raised at Trail’s Paws for a Cause event will be kept local and go towards shelter operations and public education campaigns. There are Paws for a Cause events held all across the province every year.

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