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Pet Alliance Leashes Up For Strut Your Mutt Event
Mini Strut
A few of the Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance Strut Team did a Mini-Strut at the Oakdale Farmers Market to promote Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliances (OSPA) fundraising event on Sept. 18 in San Francisco. Pictured: Betsie Corwin with Dazzle, Tracy Griesner with Grizzly, Carol White with Maddie, Holly Huizenga with Joey and Chip. Not Pictured Ann Goforth with Fonzie. Photo Courtesy Of OSPA

The Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance Strut Your Mutt Team is leashing up and heading to San Francisco on Sunday, Sept. 18 to strut their stuff to help the homeless pets of Oakdale and Riverbank. Thanks to support from animal loving friends and supporters, last year’s event resulted in a lot of wagging tails and money raised for Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance. OSPA raised over $20,000 and was the top fundraising team at the San Francisco event.

“We are hoping to reach and maybe even surpass what we did last year, so we can continue and expand our life saving programs and help more shelter pets in our community”, said OSPA President, Lisa Dolling.

Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of homeless pets from the cities of Oakdale and Riverbank.

“We are participating in Strut Your Mutt to raise money that will go directly back into our community to fund our low cost spay/neuter program so fewer unwanted litters are born who end up in local shelters, stated Dolling. “Our program has helped fix more than 1800 cats and dogs since we started in August 2011.”

“Our programs ultimately impact the number of pets entering and leaving the Oakdale Animal Shelter and other local shelters,” added Betsie Corwin, OSPA Strut Team Co-Captain.

Donations are tax-deductible and all proceeds come directly to Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance.

You can support the Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance 2016 Strut Your Mutt Team in one of two ways: Make a tax deductible online contribution at www.strutyourmutt/goto/strutospa2016 or mail a check payable to “OSPA” to P.O. Box 1865, Oakdale, CA 95361. Note in memo: Strut OSPA. Contributions in any amount are welcome.

Strut Your Mutt, sponsored by Best Friends Animal Society, is a leisurely fundraising dog walk with your dog, followed by a doggie-themed festival that includes pet contests, photos, doggie goodies, fun activities for the whole family, food, refreshments and more. The event raises money for local animal welfare groups such as Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance, a No More Homeless Pets Network partner.

For more details contact OSPA Strut Your Mutt team Co-Captains Betsie Corwin, 209-543-5434 or Amber Wright, 209-529-4053.