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Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry returns on May 3

May 3, 2014 marks the 21st year for the Furry Scurry
May 3, 2014 marks the 21st year for the Furry Scurry

This is the 21st year for the Furry Scurry—an event that has locally grown into the single largest dog walk not only in Colorado, but in the entire country. Washington Park will once again be hosting the return of this much-loved Denver tradition that brings together thousands of pets and people for one common goal—to raise money for homeless animals in our community. Mark your calendars for the Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 9 a.m. More than 12,000 people and 5,000 are expected to attend.

Registration for the event is $50 per person and $25 for children 12 and younger, and includes a limited-edition Furry Scurry T-shirt. Individuals can register online in advance or on event day beginning at 7 a.m. Participants are encouraged to collect pledges from friends, family and co-workers to earn prizes.

Bob Rohde, president and CEO of the Dumb Friends League said, “The Furry Scurry wouldn’t be what it is today without such compassionate local support. To see so many people come together in celebration of the human-animal bond, and in support of homeless pets, is overwhelming and inspiring.”

The Dumb Friends League takes in an average of 55 homeless pets every day—more than 20,000 a year. Proceeds from Furry Scurry registration fees and donations help the League provide shelter, medical care, behavior training, foster care, love and compassion to thousands of homeless animals each year, as well as fund programs that serve both pets and people in our community.

In addition to completing the two-mile walk around Washington Park, Furry Scurry participants and their four-legged friends can meet adoptable pets and enjoy refreshments, contests, demonstrations and shopping for pet-friendly goods and services from more than 150 vendors and sponsors at our Flea-less Market. If you are unable to participate but would like to make a donation, click here.

The 2014 Furry Scurry is sponsored by Hill’s Science Diet, HomeAgain, Amica Insurance, Whole Foods Market, Heartgard Plus and Frontline Plus and many more. For more information and to register, visit or call (303) 751-5772, Ext. 1378.

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