DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walking your dog is always great exercise for you and your pet, but on Sunday, October 2, your daily walk can be so much more. In fact, by joining Morris Animal Foundation for the Indy K9 Cancer Walk, your walk can help fight 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 Indy 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 Indy K9 Cancer Walk
- When: October 2, registration begins at 1 p.m., opening ceremony and walk begin at 2 p.m.
- Where: White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana
- Distance: 2 miles
- Why: Support the fight against canine cancer
- Who: Anyone who loves animals
- Register: Morris Animal Foundation Indy 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 active 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 Indy 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 more than $103 million toward 2,500 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide. Learn more at Morris Animal Foundation.