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Time to Strut: Less Than Two Weeks Until the 14th Annual Strut Your Mutt, The Race to End Animal Cruelty

3K Fun Run and 5K Benefitting the SPCA of Texas on Saturday, May 11


(DALLAS, TX); April 29, 2019 -Lace up those sneakers and get ready to strut your stuff with your furry best friend and the SPCA of Texas! On Saturday, May 11th come join the party at the base of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge near Trinity Groves in Dallas at the 14th annual Strut Your Mutt, The Race to End Animal Cruelty, presented by VCA Animal Hospitals and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Registration is $35 for the 3K Fun Run and $40 for the timed 5K (canine companions are welcome but not required). Register today at Then, take the next step and form a team at and help raise money to help the SPCA of Texas end animal abuse

The festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. with WFAA's Demetria Obilor, Carter from 102.9 NOW and Lone Star 92.5's Debbie Alcocer. The Dallas Mavericks ManiAACs, MavsMan and Champ will be there to pump up the crowd and lead the pre-race warm ups. There will also be great tunes provided by DJ Mark Cutz of Radio DJs. The timed 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 3K Fun Run will start at 9:30 a.m. Registration fees include a t-shirt, goody bag, and free food, mimosas and refreshments! We will also have plenty of family-fun events for you to enjoy in our Bow-Wow-Bazaar, which will include vendor booths, activities for pets and kids, demonstrations and more!

The goal of Strut Your Mutt is to raise awareness about animal cruelty in North Texas. The SPCA of Texas hopes to continue to positively impact this problem with the support of the community. The SPCA of Texas' Animal Cruelty Investigations Unit investigates more than 3,700 animal cruelty cases each year, many resulting in criminal convictions. As a result of these cases, the SPCA of Texas is successful in rescuing over 3,000 animals out of harm's way every year in multiple Texas counties.

Pick up the leash and pick up the pace! Register today and help the SPCA of Texas raise funds to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome pets across North Texas.

The SPCA of Texas is grateful for the tremendous support of its Strut Your Mutt sponsors, including Platinum Paw Presenting Sponsors: Hill’s Pet Nutrition, VCA Animal Hospitals; Golden Collar Sponsors: Geico Texas, Guaranty Bank & Trust, The Run Project; Silver Bone Sponsors: Bulldog Mobile Billboards, The Ginger Man, Hollywood Feed, North Texas Honda Dealers, Orangetheory Fitness, Trinity Groves, Walt Disney Pictures “Aladdin”; Strut Supporter: Dogtopia of Dallas - Inwood, Eco-Safe Natural Pest Control Since 1962, RunFar; Hospitality Sponsors: Dos Equis, Fuddruckers, HoneyLu's, PepsiCo; Media Sponsors: Best of Guide, iHeart Radio, 102.9 NOW, Lone Star 92.5, WFAA TV-Channel 8; Entertainment Sponsors: Dallas Mavericks featuring the ManiAACs, MavsMan and Champ, Radio DJs featuring DJ Mark Cutz.


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"I'm absolutely in LOVE with Kitty (formerly Kaleigh). I know her name isn't original at all but I just started calling her that until I could think of a name and it just stuck - it's so her! I've attached two photos - she's seriously the most beautiful kitty in the world! She loves to steal tennis balls and bones from her dog sister - she thinks she's a dog! She enjoys going for walks and car rides, snuggling with mom, bird watching, drinking from the sink, playing with her pipe cleaners and getting into mom's makeup in the mornings. I couldn't 'imagine life without her. She's the absolute best!"

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