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Victoria Albrecht
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Thursday, May 6, 2021

This Weekend: SPCA of Texas' Virtual 16th Annual Strut Your Mutt, The Race to End Animal Cruelty

 
WHAT: The SPCA of Texas is hosting its Virtual 16th Annual Strut Your Mutt, the Race to End Animal Cruelty, presented by VCA Animal Hospitals and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, on Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8, 2021. There is still time for people to register and raise funds to end animal cruelty, as the SPCA of Texas needs the support of the community now more than ever during these challenging times. People can fundraise for Strut Your Mutt until May 31.

Participants can join the SPCA of Texas virtually, from the safety of their homes, a walking path or a favorite trail…with their best canine friends by their side, of course! Supporters can check out exclusive Strut Your Mutt content on the SPCA of Texas Facebook page from Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8. There is still time to enter to win in the Virtual Village, presented by ISN Software Corporation, Scavenger Hunt at gostrut.org until May 8, and the winner will be announced on May 11.
 
Participants can pick up their T-shirts and swag bags on their designated day starting Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

WHEN: 
Swag Bag pick-up
Thursday, May 6, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday, May 7, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 8, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Virtual Strut Your Mutt
Strutters can show their support for the SPCA of Texas and fundraise for Strut Your Mutt at gostrut.org until May 31
 
WHERE:
SPCA of Texas' Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center
2400 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212

WHY: The goal of Strut Your Mutt is to raise awareness about animal cruelty in North Texas. The SPCA of Texas' Animal Cruelty Investigations Unit rescues more than 2,500 animals from cruelty each year, many resulting in criminal convictions in multiple North Texas counties. This critical work continues, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The SPCA of Texas hopes to continue to positively impact this issue with the ongoing support of the community. 

The SPCA of Texas is grateful to its Strut Your Mutt sponsors, including: Clooney's Platinum Paw Presenting Sponsors: VCA Animal Hospitals, Hill’s Pet Nutrition; Virtual Village Presenting Sponsor: ISN Software Corporation; Arnold's Golden Collar Sponsor: Geico; Mazi's Silver Bone Sponsors: LaCroix Sparkling Water, Guaranty Bank & Trust, Hollywood Feed; Gritty's Best Friend Sponsor:  HomeAgain, Friends of the Katy Trail; Sam's Strut Sponsor: Higginbotham Insurance; Coco's Virtual Village Sponsor: HomeLight, H4G Designs; Dog Toy Sponsor: ISN Software Corporation; and Swag Bag Sponsor: Saint Bernard.
 

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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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