Wednesday, April 10, 2019

5th Annual Fast & Furriest 5K, Sunday, April 14, Operation Paws for Homes

Dog event
(C) Operation Paws for Homes

WOOF! WOOF! Love dogs? Do you enjoy helping dogs needing rescued and their care? Operation Paws for Homes will be hosting:

5th Annual Fast & Furriest
5K Race / 1M Walk

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Heritage Farm Park
Devilbiss Bridge Road
Walkersville, MD 21793

Race start: 10AM

Registration fee $30 
(If you register online. 
Online Registration closes at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10- TONIGHT!)

Race Day Registration fee $35
Race Day Walking fee $25

Operation Paws for Homes will only accept "day of" registrations until 9:30AM!

Early packet pickup -
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Shoe Fly Frederick 
220 Shorebird Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Electronic check in on race day! 
Bring your confirmation email or your phone to show the QR code

WOOF! BARKS! There will be two water stations and dog waster containers along the route! The entire route will be held in a park with no cars or traffic! Bark! 

Paws, walkers and runners ages 10 and younger are FREE. There will be youth size race shirts available for purchase. Barkingly, even a Kid Fun Run fo mini-humans ages 10 and younger.

BARK! Doggie games with prizes too! 

After the race, go to the "After Party!" a "Tito's Yappy Event" at:

Coal Fire
7820 Wormans Mill Road
Frederick, MD 21701

Tito's and Coal Fire will donate to OPH for every Tito's cocktail served. Coal Fire will donate to OPH for every pizza ordered!

Barks, funds raised at the event will continue the work of Operation Paws for Homes in assisting dogs in need of being rescued! Barks.

Barks, If you would like more information pawlease contact Operation Paws for Homes,, or email:

About Operation Paws for Homes
Operation Paws for Homes (OPH) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, federal ID number 45-2785962. The organization is an all-breed dog rescue serving Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and south-central Pennsylvania. It consisting of a network of volunteers and foster homes with no have a facility. They receive funding from local, state, or federal sources. 

OPH partners with high-kill shelters in the south in an effort to save as many dogs that, by no fault of their own, end up in the shelter waiting for someone to take them home. Many do not make it out of the shelter.

Since being founded in 2010, Operation Paws for Homes has rescued over 7,000 dogs from high kill shelters. Volunteers, fosters and supporters across Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC and south-central Pennsylvania work together to find forever homes for well-deserved dogs who find themselves in shelters through no fault of their own. Many of their dogs are rescued just hours before their last breath might have been taken. 

We know we can save more with your help. Find out how you can help - visit our site at

(C) Operation Paws for Homes

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