First Annual Winter Park Dog Walk Announces Additional Sponsors

Bark Busters, Dog Day Afternoon, Paws Calls and Woof Gang Bakery to cosponsor inaugural May 19, 2012, event

Online PR News – 18-May-2012 – Winter Park/Florida – Organizers of the first annual Winter Park Dog Walk announced today that Bark Busters, Dog Day Afternoon, Paws Calls and Woof Gang Bakery of Winter Park complete the list of event co-sponsors.

“Many of our co-sponsors will have exhibits at the Dog Walk. This is a great opportunity for the public to discover pet related services and meet the dedicated people behind them,” said Judy Charuhas, event coordinator and executive director of


Dr. Tiffany Jamieson, DVM, of Paws Calls ( will be at the Dog Walk to answer pet care questions. Paws Calls provides affordable in-home veterinary services. In-home checkups are ideal for pet owners who don’t have the ability to drive to a vet or have a pet that becomes stressed and anxious when visiting a vet clinic.


Representatives of Bark Busters (, the world’s largest dog training company, will provide training tips for puppies and adult dogs — and prove it’s never too late to teach an old dog (or an old dog-owner) new tricks. Find out what a personal trainer can do for your pooch.


Several local pet related businesses will be on hand to showcase their services. Day Afternoon ( provides dog daycare services. Woof Gang Bakery of Winter Park ( will have samples of their famously tasty and wholesome pet treats.


Free microchip IDs will be available to the first 100 paid registrants who request this service. The microchip is provided courtesy of Orange County Animal Services. is underwriting the microchip lifetime registration fee.


For a $3 donation to The Lost Pets Foundation, pet owners can purchase 3-year rabies vaccination vouchers available from CheapShots mobile clinic. Vouchers are good for 6-months from the date of purchase and redeemable at CheapShots locations throughout Central Florida. For dates and locations of the CheapShots mobile vaccination service, visit

The first annual Winter Park Dog Walk is presented Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida and will be held May 19, 2012, at the Cady Way Trail, Phase 1, in Winter Park. The public is encouraged register online at or in person during the event. The $20 registration fee benefits The Lost Pets Foundation and includes a t-shirt for the dog walker and a doggie goodie bag filled with items provided by the event co-sponsors.

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THE LOST PETS FOUNDATION was formed by to help pets in need, to support local pet rescue efforts, and to expand public awareness of important services such as microchips, pet ID, low-cost vaccinations, and spay and neuter. The Winter Park Dog Walk ( is the Foundation’s first fundraising event.

VETERINARY EMERGENCY CLINIC OF CENTRAL FLORIDA operates facilities in Casselberry, South Orlando, and Leesburg. Owned and supported by 140 local veterinarians the clinics are open evenings, weekends and holidays.

WINTERPARKLOSTPETS.COM is a free online public service for posting pets that have been lost or found in Winter Park, Florida. The website has helped reunite more than 345 pets since its inception.