PAWS/LA (Pets Are Wonderful Support/LA) will unleash a variety of family and dog-friendly activities at the first annual PAWSAPALOOZA dog walk-a-thon and festival at Woodley Park in Van Nuys this Sunday, June 2.
The event kicks off at 8 a.m. with a 1.2-mile walk around Woodley Park with honorary walk leader KTLA personality Wendy Burch and her canine companion Sophy.
Participants are encouraged to bring their canine companions (on leash of course) to walk the path and raise money to support the vital programs of PAWS/LA.
The festival, open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include more than 15 exhibitors featuring pet-related agencies and services, as well as a variety of demonstrations including Disc Dogs, agility, search & rescue dogs, and activities for kids including face painting, balloon art, and a photo booth.
A selection of food trucks will serve up a delectable variety of food choices, drinks, snacks, and goodies. Sponsors include the Petco Foundation, VCA Animal Hospitals, JAKKS Pets, and Kong Premium Treats.
Admission to the PAWSAPALOOZA festival is free. Day of Walk registration is $10/walker. Participants can register for the walk online at pawsapalooza.org. For more information call (213) 741-1950 ext 105.