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3rd Annual Wag it Forward: A Non-Profit Festival for Pets
October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This fall, Pet Food Warehouse presents the biggest dog party in Vermont at the Champlain Valley Exposition with the aim of drawing attention to the many great animal welfare groups we have in our community, and to provide a fundraising opportunity for these groups and the animals they benefit.
Last year Wag It Forward featured 26 local rescue and animal welfare organizations, 40 vendors, 7 demos, over 1900 attendees, and 750 dogs! Pet Food Warehouse was able to donate over $370 to each of the 26 participating nonprofits from The Wag It Forward fund: a great result from a beautiful and fun-filled day for people and pets!
Saddle up for a Wag It Forward, unlike our past events. This year, head West with PFW for a day themed in all things wild, dusty, and frontiers-y. We are calling all cowboys, charros, ranchers, riders, rustlers, and wranglers to come together to make this nonprofit festival for pets our biggest bonanza yet!
Like last year, Wag It Forward 2019 will kick off with the Chase Away Canine Cancer 5K fun run before the event; Dock Dogs will be also be returning for a weekend of dog dock diving fun open to all; live music will keep your head bopping; local food vendors will provide top-notch chow and local brews; and the Fun Zone showcases family-friendly activities for young and old buckaroos alike. We are also excited to present many new attractions and activities while spotlighting local animals in need.
Get in on the revelry: If you or someone you know would like to be involved in this year’s Wag It Forward festival, please email Ginny@PFWVT.com.