HUMMELSTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, October 26, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation (PVF) will host the 5th Annual Bark in the Park 5k Run & 1 Mile Dog Walk at the Riverview Pavilion on Harrisburg's City Island. All proceeds from the run will benefit PVF's The Last Chance Fund (TLC) which provides funding for the veterinary care of animals in need in Pennsylvania.
Registration begins Sunday at 7:00am, the 5k begins at 8:30am, and the 1 mile walk begins at 9:00am. Onsite registration is welcomed. Prizes will be given in several age ranges as well as the overall winner. The day also includes a Halloween costume contest for people and their dogs and a raffle. Full details about the race are available at http://www.pavetfoundation.org/BITP.aspx.
The Last Chance Fund was created in 2009 to help ensure a source of funding for the care of abused or neglected, unowned companion animals that might otherwise be euthanized or turned over to an animal shelter that is already overburdened. TLC is funded solely by donations. You can learn more or make a donation at http://www.PaVetFoundation.org.
The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is the only statewide professional organization of over 2,500 veterinarians, veterinary technicians and assistants, and practice managers from across the Commonwealth. The association, which was established in 1883, strives to advance animal welfare and human health while ensuring the vitality of the veterinary profession. PVMA's website is available at www.pavma.org.
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