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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Furry Scurry

The Furry Scurry is the Dumb Friends League's largest fundraiser.
 
Mickey and I were proud to participate.
 
It's a big event.
 
Mickey was dog #5,528.
There were over 12,000 humans.

Mickey got a special purple
"I am a rescue dog" ribbon for his harness
which we lost on the route.
Oops.
The dogs were really well-behaved.
 
There were big dogs,
and little dogs.
Sophie, we saw lots of Doddles -
Goldendoddles
Labradoodles, and even a SaintBernardadoodle!
 
I worried a bit about how my little ranch dog
would do in the big city.
That tail was a'wagging from start

 
to finish.
 
$656,147.01 was raised for animals in need.
 
 

15 comments:

Ian H said...

Way to go! It's great to see that many participating

Lori Skoog said...

What a spectacular event! It sure raised a load of moola!!!! Sweet Mickey.

Dreaming said...

Awwww, I wish I had known about this. It looks like a lot of fun for a great cause!

Lori Skoog said...

Terry, that is Moon's driving bridle. We took it with to find a bit.

Joe Bauman said...

Terry, you're looking really good! Love, Joe

A Brit in Tennessee said...

What a fantastic turn-out, and raising all that money for such a wonderful cause.
You both looked like you were having a fun time !
~Jo

Jim said...

My ears perked up when I read Saint Bernardadoodle!! Love to see that mix!!
Looks like a great day and good to see that Mickey fit right in with the others, Terry. Amazing how they (most of them) know what to do.....it's usually follow the leader.
Great first photo...don't see you much!

sophie...^5 said...

I'm tellin' ya ~~~ DoodleNation is the new world!
This is so special to see so many people and puppies having a grand time bringing in all that $$$!!!!

Sophie and Ron here!

Lauren said...

Aw, I love the little Boston (we have one) :) Fun event!

Ruffles said...

How cool :-) You guys raised heaps of money! Congrats

John Gray said...

Love the boston terrier

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Oh goodness Terry how fun!! I would have loved to have been a part of this fundraiser!!

sonia a. mascaro said...

The Furry Scurry looks fantastic.
Love your photo with Mickey!
So many happy dogs on the video.

Hope you have a pleasant weekend.

John Gray said...

I would adore doing something likethis here in Wales
Welsh walkies!

Fundy Blue said...

It looks like Mickey and you had fun! I've never gone to the Furry Scurry, but I am a supporter of the Dumb Friends League.

I loved your Sundog post too! I saw a spectacular one the winter before last, and of course, my third graders learned all about sundogs first thing that day.

Happy Mother's Day!