April 18, 2015 starting at 8am is K-9 Heroes Day at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville. In honor of K-9 Veteran’s Day, you and your special canine are invited to the 3rd annual event.
Register your pet to run the Pooch Pursuit 5k run or the 1 mile walk, visit canine friendly vendors, and watch K-9 demos in the Military/Police/Therapy and Search & Rescue. (There is a fee to participate in run/walk).
You will also enjoy:
- Dog Gone Spring Egg Hunt Frosty Paws eating contest
- Fastest Wagging Tail
- Tricks for Treats
- Howling Contest
- Musical Sit
Event is open to the public and dogs on secure leashes. Dogs must have current licensure and rabies vaccination. Enjoy refreshments for people and pets.
K-9 Heroes Day in Hanover is a celebration to honor the military and civilian K-9’s and their handlers who have given their unwavering service and sometimes their lives to serve these United States of America during the time of war and to also protect us here in our homeland. Per the House Joint Resolution 522, March 13th is designated as K-9 Veterans Day to honor the thousands of dogs that have served with honor, dignity and valor throughout the nation’s history.