This Weekend’s Events

2010 is starting out with a bang, full of fun canine related events. Here’s the fun stuff you can do with your dog this weekend:

StingRays Dog Days of Winter — This Sunday’s ( Jan. 10th) Stingrays game is canine friendly!!! The Stingrays will host a donation drive for Pet Helpers, collecting shelter wish-list items, like pet food and litter, or monetary donations before and during the game versus Georgia’s Gwinnett Gladiators.  Doggy tickets will be available for a suggested donation of $5. Dogs in attendance will also be invited to walk in the Dog Days of Winter Doggy Parade. Game starts at 4pm. For more Stingrays info click HERE.

Read more about Pet Helpers HERE.

Trot for the Cure  — Before the big hockey game, head on over to the Trot for the Cure, a wonderful homegrown event that raises funds for canine cancer research. We love this event so much that LCD featured the founder, Jane Hirsch in 2009’s Animal Advocates issue. You can read that article in full HERE.

The sixth annual Trot for the Cure will be held Jan 10th at 11:30 at the beautiful and historic Magnolia Gardens. Tickets are $30 day of the event. Participants can walk their dogs through the gardens, watch the entertaining Dixie Dancing Dogs, take part in a Q&A with many veterinary specialists, and enjoy a delicious barbeque by Southern Que-N-Stew. There will also be lots of raffle prizes.  Last year’s event raised nearly $20,000. Help make 2010 even more of a success! Questions? Call (before 8 PM) 843-971-5865. Learn more about Trot for the Cure’s founder Jane Hirsch and her K-9 Care Unit by clicking HERE. 

Fat to Fit Canine Weight Loss Challenge — this Saturday, Jan. 9th, is the deadline for application. Read more about the 12 week event, and how you can win one year’s worth of healthy food, by clicking HERE

Lowcountry Animal Rescue Car Show for Canines — Grab a mug of coffee or hot tea, put on your coat and scarf and go look at some super cool cars on Sunday, Jan 10th @ Superpetz on Rivers Ave from 10am-3pm. 15 different car classes to be judged. Trophies, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, food and drinks, music, adoption event, dog training demos, local business groups, jump castle. Questions? Call 843-851-0676. All proceeds benefit the Lowcountry Animal Rescue. Learn more about Lowcountry Animal Rescue by clicking HERE.

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