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Sacramento area residents raise more than $40,000 for canine cancer research

October 11, 2016

On Sunday, October 9, dog lovers from the Greater Sacramento area came together under beautiful skies to walk through California’s Elk Grove Regional Park to raise money and awareness of canine cancer.

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Indianapolis dog lovers walk to fight K9 Cancer

October 10, 2016 MAF

More than 200 people started their engines and took to the streets to walk in the fourth annual Indy K9 Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 2. Nearly $25,000 was raised to help fund studies at Morris Animal Foundation that will lead to advances in the detection, prevention and treatment of canine cancer.

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Loving golden retrievers, and walking to give them a healthier tomorrow

October 5, 2016 Lila Zlotowski

The time has come for Morris Animal Foundation’s 2016 Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk. Bring your family, friends, and furry ones as we walk to fight canine cancer on October 9 in Elk Grove Regional Park, in Elk Grove, Calif.

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Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Wraps up 2016 Campaign

July 5, 2016

On June 30, Morris Animal Foundation’s third Unite to Fight Pet Cancer campaign came to an end. We are proud to announce the foundation successful raised more than $250,000, and met its matching goal of $50,000 with the Blue Buffalo Foundation, all to help in the fight against pet cancer.

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Virtual walking around the world

May 23, 2016

On May 22, more than 300 animal lovers from around the world laced up their shoes, grabbed a leash and a friend (or two, or three, or more), and participated in Morris Animal Foundation’s third annual Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Virtual Walk. Nearly $50,000 was raised to support the best, most innovative research to stop pet cancer from taking more lives.

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Walking in memory of those lost to cancer, with hope for a better future

May 20, 2016

Judi Schachte’s voice catches as she tells the story of how she came to participate in Morris Animal Foundation’s Unite to Fight Pet Cancer Virtual Walk, coming on Sunday, May 22. Her story is one of terrible tragedy, but also of hope and perseverance.

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Foundation partners with Orvis for first Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk

May 17, 2016

Nearly 180 animal lovers gathered on Sunday, May 15, for the first Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk presented by Orvis in Leesburg, Virginia. Participants enjoyed a sunny if windy day as they strolled their way through beautiful Morven Park.

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Lead volunteer ready for first Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk

May 11, 2016

Spend five minutes with Cathy Caples, and you’ll feel like you’re talking with an old friend. Cathy is the lead volunteer for the first Northern Virginia K9 Cancer Walk, taking place this Sunday, May 15, at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia

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Cancer treatment decisions can be challenging for people and their pets

May 11, 2016

Learning that a beloved pet has cancer can be devastating. In addition to dealing with the emotional turmoil that accompanies this diagnosis, many owners also must make decisions about treatment options. Surgery is a common treatment method, but it can be an agonizing choice for owners, particularly if the surgery is radical, such as amputation.

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The "City of Cats" goes to the dogs and sets new fundraising record

April 26, 2016

Dog lovers from California's South Bay area took a stroll around the beautiful lake at Vasona Lake Park on Sunday, April 24, for the sixth annual Los Gatos K9 Cancer Walk. Nearly 1,000 participants raised more than $135,000, a new record for this event.

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Lace up your shoes for the 2016 Los Gatos K9 Cancer Walk

April 19, 2016

Christine Alves is a busy person. A member of German Shepherds of the Bay Area, one of the leading teams participating in the Morris Animal Foundation Los Gatos K9 Cancer Walk on April 24, on any given day you can find her hanging up posters promoting the walk, or leaving cards at business encouraging people to register.

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Knoxville K9 Cancer Walk raises nearly $30,000 for cancer research

April 14, 2016

Dog lovers from Knoxville, Tennessee, joined together on Sunday, April 10, for the fifth annual Knoxville K9 Cancer Walk. Despite chilly weather, more than 200 people gathered in The Cove at Concord Park to raise money for the fight against canine cancer.

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Five things you might not think about (but should) when adopting a puppy

March 23, 2016

With their boundless energy, enthusiasm and adorable antics, puppies are hard to resist. On March 23, National Puppy Day, a day of celebration for all puppies add to our lives, here are five things to keep in mind when you are considering bringing a puppy into your home.

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Thank you, San Diego K9 Cancer Walkers!

March 10, 2016

When Albert Hammond penned his famous song “It Never Rains in Southern California” back in 1972, he probably couldn’t imagine the torrential rains that fell on San Diego this past Sunday, March 6, at the 2016 San Diego K9 Cancer Walk. But the wet weather didn’t stop nearly 500 intrepid walkers from participating in another successful event.

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Walking for Riley - San Diego K9 Cancer Walk

February 29, 2016

Barbee Gennerman remembers the shock of learning that her golden retriever Riley had cancer. “I knew dogs got cancer,” said Barbee. “You just think it will never happen to your dog.”

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Dog lovers in South Florida brave cold weather to raise money for canine cancer research

January 26, 2016

In spite of a colder than usual day in South Florida, dog lovers joined together to walk through Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek, to raise money to fight canine cancer. More than 250 people and their furry friends participated in the fifth South Florida K9 Cancer Walk on January 24

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Join us at the South Florida K9 Cancer Walk

January 21, 2016

Talking to Pat Mulvihill, it doesn’t take long to discover her unending love for dogs. Pat has spent her life surrounded by dogs, usually in multiples. She currently has four furry friends at home, a handful to be sure, but Pat wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Season of Hope - Giving Tuesday

November 23, 2015

The week of Thanksgiving provides boundless opportunities for us to give thanks and give back to those we care about, including our animal companions. Giving Tuesday on December 1 extends that week of gratitude by offering us a unique chance to stop and reflect on what is really meaningful, and then take action to give back.

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Sacramento dog lovers raise more than $50,000 for canine cancer research

October 16, 2015

More than 350 people and their furry friends participated in the 7th Annual Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk on October 11. Walkers raised more than $50,000, $10,000 above the walk proceeds in 2014.

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Greater Sacramento area walkers join together on Oct. 11 to stop canine cancer

October 6, 2015

On Sunday, October 11, people in the greater Sacramento area will come together to participate in the 7th Annual Greater Sacramento (formerly Elk Grove) K9 Cancer Walk benefiting Morris Animal Foundation.

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