Whisker Walk Events/Times and Locations:
Questions? Ask a Whisker Walk Volunteer or Check the Info Booth
Stop by the Big Wooden Information shed in front of the pole barn pavilions - to check out event times/locations Purchase a t-shirt, buy or bid on raffle items – 50/50 – and more. ALSO - Please check with all the different vendors and shelters/rescues for special raffles/auctions and events they are hosting at their booth. There are TOO MANY to list
10:45 a.m. Pre-registration turn in pledge forms/fees to group you walk for
11:00 a.m. Whisker Walk OPENS.
11:50 a.m. Line up for the Walk & Blessing of the Animals in front of the largest pole barn pavilion
11:55 a.m. - BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS in front of the INFO BOOTH/BARN
NOON - Walk kicked off by our friends at WXLO 104.5 fm
12:30-2:30pm BALLOON TWISTING BY MALIK THE MAGICIAN
1:00 p.m: FLYING HIGH FRISBEE DOGS featuring Mike Piazza Pro trainer, Mike has appeared on Animal Planet and ESPN!
2:30 p.m. Raffles and 50/50 winners announced by the Wooden information shed in front on the pavilions
2:45 p.m. KING AND QUEEN OF THE WHISKER WALK – at the WXLO booth
(Must be present to win)
3:00 p.m. Whisker Walk ends -Thank you for your support on behalf of the animals
ALL DAY EVENTS:
ALL DAY EVENTS Posted at the Information Booth –at the large wooden shed in front of the pavilions – at the Information Booth you can also Buy your raffle tickets / bid on a raffle items / enter the 50/50 contest all day at the Wooden Shed Information booth winners announced around 2:30 – you DO NOT have to be present to win!
Please visit Especially for Pets In the Pavilion Especially for Pets has seven locations in Massachusetts: Acton, Canton, Medway, Newton, Sudbury, Wayland and Westborough. Find them on Facebook!
- Squakheag Akita Club offering Canine Good Citizens Testing (CGC) near the INFO booth and WXLO booth. Contact them for more info/sign upsSquakheag Akita Club offering Canine Good Citizens Testing (CGC) near the INFO booth and WXLO booth. Contact them for more info/sign ups
- Sterling Shelter Vet Clinic - largest pole barn pavilion - selling DNA test kits and sharing info on their low cost spay/neuter programs
- VCA Animal Hospitals – center pole barn pavilion - Raffles, Rabies vaccine clinic, low cost micro-chipping and ask the Vet booth
- Custom ID Tags available for purchase at the Sterling Shelter Pavilion (largest pole barn pavilion)– $10 for one - $15 for two tags - all dogs and puppies should be properly tagged in case they get lost!
- Rescuer's Reunion - at the Sterling Shelter Pavilion - come meet your dog/s rescuers from Puerto Rico and VA - reunite with your pets siblings!
- Canine Carnival Contests for YOUR dog(s) in front of the Sterling Shelter large pole barn pavilion – buy a chance for YOUR dog to win a prize for YOU or your dog. TENNIS BALL FETCH and DOG POND PRIZES!
- Face Painting in the small pavillion
- Inflatable rides for the kids near the food vendors with All sorts of yummy food & drinks for people
- CMDART - Agility Course - Try your pooch on the agility course (center of rescue groups to the far left of 3 pavilions)
Just some of the foods: Sausage, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Corn Dogs, Fresh Cut French Fries, Chicken Nuggets, BBQ Rib Sub, Cold Drinks, PLUS the yummy snacks like - Novelty ice creams, slushes, pretzels, cotton candy, Sno Cones, Popcorn, Candy Apples, Friend Dough with Toppings
•1-3 Inflatable bounces (weather pending)
•Trackless train (weather pending)