April 15th 2010 4:14 pm
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for something called Bark In the Park. The Mom assures me there is no barking involved. That's good, 'cuz I don't bark--Dixie does! The Mom says it's a 5K/3.2 mile walk on Saturday May 1st with approximately 3,500 animal lovers--most with their dogs!
The Mom registered me with my Dad as the leash-holder. This I GOT to see. The Dad breaks a sweat walking from the house to the garage! The Mom said it's for a Good Cause--The Anti-Cruelty Society, Chicago’s comprehensive, open-door humane society and SPCA of Illinois, celebrating 111 years of caring for the animals. This Bark In the Park walk is one of their major fund-raisers, which they need because they are a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and receive NO government funds or funds from the HSUS or ASPCA.
I just don't know how I'm gonna react to all those 3,500 people. But, Dixie's done it, so how hard can it be? Wish me luck...
P.S. Thanks to Dogster HQ for picking this diary entry as Feature Diary of the Day for April 20th. It's great to have help getting the word out about Bark in the Park.
Darling Boy,,, go wow them !!!!!
You'll do great buddy! I can see you prancing now!
Momma an' me registered for our Bark in the park today, too! WOOHOO! Have fun, Burt! And congrats on Diary of the Day!
Why is there no Bark in the Park here????
Have fun you guys!!!!!
Woofs, Jojo and sonja
BTW, you are THE doggie diary today!!! Congrats my friend and enjoy this fabulous day - don't forget to brag ;o)
Condogulations Burt for Diary of the Day! I Know you will have fun with Sissy & your pawrents at the Barkin The PArk! How fun for you all,Just take it slow & easy with your Daddy!
Carrying on the family tradition, Burt ! That's so great.
Yay for being diary pick of the day.