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Greenville Humane Society Announces Sixth Annual Mutt Strut

Greenville, SC | March 6, 2017 – The Greenville Humane Society is thrilled to announce the sixth annual Mutt Strut, presented by Papa John’s, will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at its new location in downtown Greenville.

The Mutt Strut is South Carolina’s largest dog-friendly race that includes a new 2-mile run/walk course throughout downtown Greenville. The event is family friendly, fun and easy outing for participants and their dogs. This year’s event features a “Mutt Market” and an after party throughout Falls Park. Participants are welcomed to complimentary refreshments before and after the race, live entertainment and plenty of dog-friendly fun. In past years, over 1,800 people and 1,500 dogs have participated in the race. This year’s event is expected to have the largest attendance yet.
“The Greenville Humane Society is the community’s humane society. Your participation helps us care for the thousands of animals that come through our doors,” explains Kim Pitman, Executive Director of the facility. “The Mutt Strut is our only fundraiser this year. We would love for everyone to come join us at the new location!”

All proceeds from the Mutt Strut benefit the Greenville Humane Society and the homeless pets in their care.
To register for the race as an individual or a team, please visit the GHS Mutt Strut website www.ghsmuttstrut.com. To learn more about the Greenville Humane Society’s sixth annual Mutt Strut or to inquire about sponsorship or volunteer opportunities, call (864) 235-8330 or email emily@smoakpr.com.

The Greenville Humane Society is the 2nd largest No-Kill facility in the Southeast behind Atlanta. Through our network of over 30 shelters, we have lowered the euthanasia rate across the entire region. We are also the leading provider of low cost vaccines and spay and neuter services in the Upstate. We do not receive funding from the government, United Way or national animal welfare organizations, but rely solely on funds from day to day operations, generous contributions from private donors and corporations and volunteer time totaling over 40,000 hours last year.

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