DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Walking your dog is always great exercise for you and your pet, but on Sunday, January 22, your daily walk can be so much more. In fact, by joining Morris Animal Foundation for the South Florida K9 Cancer Walk, your walk can help fight canine cancer!
Many dog lovers have lost a beloved canine companion to cancer, or have a friend or family member who has lost a beloved pet to this terrible disease. In fact, each year, more than 6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in dogs. By walking in the South Florida K9 Cancer Walk, you can help give dogs a paw up on cancer by raising funds that support canine cancer research. By encouraging others to walk, or support your walk with a gift, you can grow your impact beyond two feet and four paws.
- What: Morris Animal Foundation South Florida K9 Cancer Walk
- When: January 22, registration begins at 9 a.m., opening ceremony and walk begin at 10 a.m.
- Where: Tradewinds Park, 3600 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33072
- Distance: Short walk, 1 mile; long walk, 3 miles
- Why: Support the fight against canine cancer
- Who: Anyone who loves animals
- Register: Morris Animal Foundation South Florida K9 Cancer Walk
Morris Animal Foundation is the largest nonprofit organization funding studies into treatments, diagnostics and preventions to protect dogs from cancer. The Foundation currently is funding more than 40 dog cancer studies. Foundation-funded researchers are investigating 10 different types of canine cancers, including some of the most common cancer types such as osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, mast cell tumors, melanoma and lymphoma.
Be your pet’s best friend and walk to support Morris Animal Foundation’s fight against pet cancer. We are doing a lot, but together can do so much more. Register today for the South Florida K9 Cancer Walk!
About Morris Animal Foundation
Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies that advance the health of companion animals, horses and wildlife. Since its founding in 1948, the Foundation has invested over $103 million toward more than 2,500 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases to benefit animals worldwide. Learn more at Morris Animal Foundation.