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Steps For Pets: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Apr 04, 2017 07:55AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Steps for Pets

(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by the Lowell Humane Society.)

Animal lovers and their four-legged friends* will gather together to take part in Lowell Humane Society’s Steps For Pets Fundraiser Walk in Westford on Saturday, May 13th. Walking celebrates our love for animals while raising the vital funds needed to ensure that each homeless animal in our shelter receives the medical care they need. The festivities include a 60’s theme festival, scenic walk on the Middlesex County 4H Fairgrounds, food, fun-filled doggie games, costume contests and Vendor Village. Participants can visit to pre-register for this event or to make an online pledge.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 11am-2pm
11am - On-site Registration, Vendor Village and Doggie Activities
Noon - Walk Begins
Vendor Village, Festivities, Contests & Demonstrations continue until 2pm

Middlesex County 4H Fairgrounds
55 South Chelmsford Rd
Westford, MA 01886

We’ll have 3 prizes to hand out: $75 Gift Cards donated by sponsor Especially For Pets, for grooviest costume, best dog/owner duo costume and one for the fastest hot dog eater! We’ll also be giving the team who raises the MOST money a PIZZA PARTY for 12 people at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Littleton. So, gather your friends and start raising money for homeless pets!

*If your pet is the type that does best staying at home, sign up and email us a photo of your pet- we’ll have it ready for you when you check in and you can walk with your pet (on a stick), so they can be a virtual part of the walk! (email pet photos to [email protected])

About Lowell Humane Society
Founded in 1873, the Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The purpose of the Lowell Humane Society is to prevent cruelty to animals, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership. The shelter is a private not for profit organization and does not receive any city, state or federal funding. Operations are supported through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations. Our services include: Pet Adoptions, Humane Education, Information Services and Lost and Found ServiceFor more information or to view our current animals available for adoption; please visit

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