Take a Walk to Save Lives: Morris Animal Foundation Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk–October 9

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Walking your dog is always great exercise for you and your pet, but on
Sunday, Oct. 9, your daily walk can be so much more. In fact, by joining
Morris Animal Foundation for the Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk, your
walk can help fight canine cancer!

Many dog lovers have lost a beloved canine companion to cancer, or have
a friend or family member who has lost a beloved pet to this terrible
disease. In fact, each year, more than 6 million new cases of cancer are
diagnosed in dogs. By walking in the Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk,
you can help give dogs a paw up on cancer by raising funds that support
canine cancer research. By encouraging others to walk, or support your
walk with a gift, you can grow your impact beyond two feet and four paws.

  • What: Morris Animal Foundation Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk
  • When: October 9, registration begins at 9 a.m., opening ceremony and
    walk begin at 10 a.m.
  • Where: Elk Grove Regional Park, 9950 Elk Grove Florin Road, Elk Grove,
    CA 95624
  • Distance: Short walk, 0.75 miles; long walk, 2 miles
  • Why: Support the fight against canine cancer
  • Who: Anyone who loves animals
  • Register: Morris
    Animal Foundation Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk

Morris Animal Foundation is the largest nonprofit organization funding
studies into treatments, diagnostics and preventions to protect dogs
from cancer. The Foundation currently is funding more than 40 active dog
cancer studies. Foundation-funded researchers are investigating 10
different types of canine cancers, including some of the most common
cancer types such as osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, mast cell tumors,
melanoma and lymphoma.

Be your pet’s best friend and walk to support Morris Animal Foundation’s
fight against pet cancer. We are doing a lot, but together can do so
much more. Register
today for the Greater Sacramento K9 Cancer Walk!

About Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific
studies that advance the health of companion animals, horses and
wildlife. Since its founding in 1948, the Foundation has invested over
$103 million toward more than 2,500 studies that have led to significant
breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit
animals worldwide. Learn more at Morris
Animal Foundation
.

Contacts

Morris Animal Foundation
Carol Borchert, 303-708-3418
cborchert@morrisanimalfoundation.org