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Road to Hope: Kate O’Brien, Sr. Events Specialist

March 10, 2014

Much of my professional career I have had the pleasure of working with volunteers who believe in making a difference. Here at Morris Animal Foundation, I am fortunate to manage the Foundation’s events program and to work with passionate volunteers from across the country who help to plan our K9 Cancer Walk series...

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Fall Heightens the Battle Against Canine Cancer

September 3, 2013

September is a huge month in the fight against canine cancer, the No. 1 killer of dogs over the age of 2. Volunteers in Colorado, Indiana and Tennessee are hard at work preparing for not one but three different K9 Cancer Walk events to benefit Morris Animal Foundation.

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Silicon Valley Stomps on Cancer!

October 3, 2012 MAF

Last weekend, more than 500 San Jose area dog lovers rallied together to fight canine cancer at the annual Silicon Valley K9 Cancer Walk benefiting Morris Animal Foundation, a nonprofit organization that invests in science that advances veterinary care for animals. Volunteers in the area have held the event the last three years, and this year they reached a milestone by raising more than $200,000 for canine health research.

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Knoxville is Barkin’ on Sunshine!

September 26, 2012 MAF

This past weekend, more than five hundred Knoxville area dog lovers rallied together to fight canine cancer at the annual PetSafe K9 Cancer Walk benefiting Morris Animal Foundation, a nonprofit organization that invests in science that advances veterinary care for animals The walk raised more than $50,000 and combined with the recent money raised at the PetSafe Black Tie and Tails Gala, more than $75,000 was raise for canine health research.

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PetSafe Plans to Make Sunday’s K9 Cancer Walk Most “Woofed” About Event in Town

September 21, 2012 MAF

PetSafe is gearing up for its annual K9 Cancer Walk on Sunday, September 23, at the Cove at Concord Park. Proceeds from the event will benefit Morris Animal Foundation and their effort to help dogs lead longer, healthier, cancer-free lives.

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The Spirit of an East Tennessee Dog Lives On

September 5, 2012 MAF

Betsy’s story is like that of so many East Tennessee dogs. She loved the outdoors. She would often join her owner, Jay Clark, on his duck-hunting adventures and backpacking trips. And although she had battled arthritis for many years, her favorite thing to do was to swim alongside his boat, especially in the Elk River. But five months ago, Betsy’s life was claimed by cancer, a disease that no family is ever prepared for.

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PetSafe Makes Community Happy and Healthy for Pets

August 23, 2012 MAF

Knoxville has been dubbed one of the pet-friendliest cities in the nation, in part thanks to the pet-loving team at PetSafe. They have taken the lead in helping to make sure that pets are respected citizens and that their health and well-being are a top priority in the community. To help drive this effort, earlier this month they hosted the first-ever dog-friendly black-tie gala in Tennessee.

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Join us for the K9 Cancer Walk in San Diego!

November 2, 2011 MAF

Registration is now open.

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Registration is now open for the 2nd annual K9 Cancer Walk in Los Gatos

July 6, 2011 MAF

Consider joining us this year for the 2nd annual K9 Cancer Walk in Los Gatos on October 9 at Vasona Lake Park.

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Announcing the 1st ever K9 Cancer Walk in Knoxville

June 2, 2011 MAF

Join us at The Cove at Concord Park on Sunday, September 18. Walk proceeds will help fund canine cancer research to prevent, treat and, ultimately, cure this disease.

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Who let the dogs out? Northern California dog lovers, that’s who!

May 9, 2011 MAF

More than 500 northern California dog lovers rallied to fight canine cancer on Saturday, May 7, for the 3rd annual Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk in Elk Grove, Calif.

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Watch the Coconut Creek K9 Cancer Walk video

February 1, 2011


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Northern Californians Rally to Fight Canine Cancer for Third Straight Year

January 18, 2011 MAF

Join Morris Animal Foundation and Northern California dog lovers on Saturday, May 7, for the 3rd annual Morris Animal Foundation K9 Cancer Walk at Elk Grove Regional Park in Elk Grove.

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1st annual K9 Cancer Walk in Coconut Creek was a huge success!

December 6, 2010 MAF

Nearly 400 participants raised over $38,000! Thanks to everyone who participated.

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1st Annual K9 Cancer Walk in Coconut Creek, FL

November 8, 2010 MAF

Join Morris Animal Foundation and Florida dog lovers at the 1st annual K9 Cancer Walk at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, Fla., on December 5.

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Cats Unite in Cat Walk to Help Their Best Friends Fight Canine Cancer

August 31, 2010 MAF

Team Henry encourages cats to participate virtually in upcoming Los Gatos, Calif., K9 Cancer Walk on 10-10-10.

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Colorado Dog Lovers Come Together to Celebrate and Memorialize Dogs Affected by Cancer

August 27, 2010 MAF

Nearly 400 northern Colorado dog lovers rallied on Saturday, August 21, at the 2nd annual K9 Cancer Walk in Estes Park, Colo.

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MAF’s K9 Cancer Walk Program featured in USA Today!

August 25, 2010 MAF

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Help your best friend live a longer, healthier life!

August 5, 2010 MAF

Join MAF and Colorado dog lovers at the 2nd annual K9 Cancer Walk at Stanley Park in Estes Park, Colorado, on Saturday, August 21. Discounted early registration closes Saturday.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual K9 Cancer Walk in Estes Park

June 8, 2010 MAF

The K9 Cancer Walk program raises funds and awareness for the Canine Cancer Campaign, which funds research that will develop prevention strategies, test new treatments, establish tools for cancer researchers and train new scientists specializing in cancer research.

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