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HSHV searching for a Spokesdog

2012 Walk & Wag Fundraiser needs a mascot

Ann Arbor – The Humane Society of Huron Valley will host its 33rd Annual Walk & Wag, dog walk and family fun day on May 19 at Rolling Hill Park in Ypsilanti.

HSHV is searching for a "Celebrity Spokesdog" to be the goodwill ambassador for the 2012 Walk & Wag.

This is the largest annual fundraiser for HSHV.

It features doggie games and contests, prizes, animal-themed merchandise, and family-friendly activities.
And for the first time, this year's event will feature a 5k run that morning.  And dogs are welcome to run with their owners.

If you think your dog has what it takes to be this year's "Celebrity Spokesdog" here's how to enter the contest.

 The winning dog should be an alumnus of the Humane Society of Huron Valley, be friendly toward people and other animals, well-mannered, and available to attend media events and the Walk & Wag on Saturday, May 19.

The winning canine will have his or her likeness featured on event posters and brochures for the HSHV.

To Enter:

Visit http://www.hshv.org/spokesdog and follow the instructions on the entry page. After submitting your $15 application fee you will be directed to a thank you page where you will find a link where you can submit your essay and photo.

You may also enter via postal mail.

Completed applications must be RECEIVED by January 23, 2012. Send a picture of your dog along with a $15 donation and a short essay (250 words or less) explaining why your special pooch should be the 2012 Walk & Wag Celebrity Spokesdog to:

Celebrity Spokesdog Contest
Humane Society of Huron Valley
3100 Cherry Hill Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 4810