Thank You! Best Friends directly saves or fixes over 90,000 animals in 2012.
Best Friends’ national dog walk, Strut Your Mutt, raised $1,280,365 for homeless pets, with over $866,000 of that going directly to 153 Best Friends No More Homeless Pets Network partners across the country.
Strut Your Mutt events in L.A. and SLC last Saturday were huge success. SYM events this Saturday will likely push total amount raised for the animals over $1 million.
2012 Strut Your Mutt goal: Raise $1 million for homeless pets.
These one-of-a-kind events pull together the rescue and shelter community to find homes for homeless pets and infuse much-needed funding into local rescue groups toward their lifesaving work.
Wow! What A Day. It started with a 5am wake up alarm, and then some pet sitting chores for an old Lhasa and 4 cats at the downtown apartment of Betsy Goldman, president of Friends of Animal Rescue, where I have been camping while in New York. FOAR is a New York City based group [...]
Sunday morning I pulled up to the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles to help kick off Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt. It was the first time we’d done a community-wide SYM benefiting multiple organizations at the same time and I was eager to see how it would all come together. Arriving at [...]
It’s been a little over 15 years since I helped Best Friends Animal Society launch their first Strut Your Mutt in Salt Lake City. Back then, I was a volunteer in my mid twenties. I was good friends with the premier event planner in Salt Lake, Gary Howard, and I asked if he could meet [...]