(Northbrook) – Walkers and their canine companions will have a howling good time at the Heartland Animal Shelter Walk of Love, Saturday, July 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Blue Star Memorial Forest Preserve in Glenview.
The Walk of Love is a leisurely 2K stroll, followed by breakfast, prizes, puppy pools, vendors, photos and more. Proceeds from the Walk of Love allow Heartland Animal Shelter to rescue hundreds of homeless dogs and cats and provide medical care, socialization, training and a secure environment while they wait for their forever homes.
Participants will enjoy breakfast and other refreshments, entertainment, games, raffles and a variety of vendors. Each registrant will also receive a Walk of Love t-shirt.
Blue Star Memorial Forest Preserve is located at 701 E Lake Avenue, Glenview. Everyone is welcome with or without a dog. The Walk of Love registration fee is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Children 3-12 years old are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Families (up to four people) are $90 in advance and $95 at the door.
Visit the Heartland website to learn more about the Walk of Love, register and find out how to earn free admission to the event. https://www.heartlandanimalshelter.org/news_events/walk-of-love-2018/.
Submitted by Heartland Animal Shelter
Heartland Animal Shelter is a no-kill humane 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to finding permanent, loving homes for homeless animals and promotes responsible pet ownership through education, community outreach, and collaboration, while maintaining respect and compassion for all creatures. Dr. Herbert Preiser opened Heartland Animal Shelter in 2002 and the shelter just celebrated its 15th year of operation with over 10,000 animals saved!