Take a Walk and Fight Cancer with Morris Animal Foundation at the Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk

DENVER--()--Walking your dog is always great exercise for you and your pet, but on Sunday, May 15, your daily walk can be so much more. In fact, by joining Morris Animal Foundation for its Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk, you and your dog 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 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 Northern Virginia 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 Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk
  • When: May 15, check-in/registration at noon, opening ceremony and walk begin at 1 p.m.
  • Where: Morven Park, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Distance: 1 mile and 3 miles
  • Why: Support the fight against canine cancer
  • Who: Anyone who loves animals
  • Cost to participate: $30 for adult walker/$15 for children
  • Register: Morris Animal Foundation Northern Virginia 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 Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk!

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in funding science that advances the health and well-being of companion animals, horses and wildlife. Since our founding in 1948, we have invested more than $100 million toward 2,400 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in veterinary diagnostics, treatments, preventions and cures to benefit animals worldwide.

Contacts

Morris Animal Foundation
Carol Borchert, 303-708-3418
cborchert@morrisanimalfoundation.org

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Registration open for Morris Animal Foundation 2016 Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk.

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Contacts

Morris Animal Foundation
Carol Borchert, 303-708-3418
cborchert@morrisanimalfoundation.org