ALL MONTH LONG -
* REGISTRATION OPEN for Walks — The three biggest fundraising walks in the area occur in May. Sign up for one or all three to raise funds for the animals.
May 5 — 21st Annual Walk for the Animals at Esther Short Park in Vancouver. Choose between a 5K Fun Run, 1.5 or 3 mile Walk. $25 registration fee includes event T-shirt if pre-registered online by April 16, 2012. Details SouthwestHumane.org.
May 12 — Doggie Dash 2012 at Waterfront Park in Portland. Short and long routes for runners and walkers. Sign up as an individual or team. $30 includes pancake breakfast, t-shirt and bag of goodies. Details OregonHumane.org.
May 20 — 19th Annual Bark in the Park at Alton Baker Park in Eugene. Leash up for a 5k run or 2k walk in the park. $20 pre-register includes doggie bandana $20 or $25/t-shirt & bandana. Details Green-Hill.org.
* FAVORITE CAT ADOPTION SPECIAL all month long. Every day in April, one favorite cat will be 50% of the regular adoption fee. Details CatAdoptionTeam.org/favoritecat.
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