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VPI K9K fourth annual Denver pet cancer awareness walk scheduled

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Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) has partnered with Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) to host Denver’s 4th Annual VPI K9K Pet Cancer Awareness Walk to raise funds for pet cancer research, the number one disease-related killer of dogs in the United States. The Grand Marshals will be Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald and his dog, Yoda.The event features a fun filled 3K (1.8 miles) walk for pets and people. Many who participate are helping to raise money in honor of a current or past dog that has been affected by cancer.

When: Sunday, June 8, 2013

$35 – May 19 – June 6th
(per participant – proceeds donated to Animal Cancer Foundation)


Onsite day of walk - $40

Walk Time: 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 a.m.

Where: Washington Park
1000 S. Downing Street
Denver, Colorado

100 percent of registration fees will be donated to the Animal Cancer Foundation

Event Features:
T-Shirt, Race Pictures, Food, Drinks and Music

Parking: Ample parking is available at South High School (Louisiana and S. Franklin St.) and around the perimeter of Washington Park.

Additional Information: Pet owners and their canines will walk in unison to help raise money for the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF). All registration fees will be donated to this non-profit organization focused on the prevention and treatment of cancer in pets and people. Registrants for the VPI K9K Pet Cancer Awareness Walk receive entry to the K9K, a commemorative T-shirt, a bandanna for their pooch, and post-event refreshments.

*Please note that participants are required to adhere to all Denver ordinances pertaining to pets; most specifically Ordinance No. 404, Section 8-55, located here:

For more information and to register, visit If you can’t participate but want to make a donation, donate here.

VPI is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance and received more than 50,000 claims for cancer diagnosis and treatment in pets last year.

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