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Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry is going virtual!

Walk, run, hike … or scurry—to help homeless pets at Furry Scurry, the Dumb Friends League’s signature fundraising event. Due to the threat of COVID-19, Colorado’s favorite dog walk is going virtual this year, which means participants can walk anywhere and any time, while making a difference in the lives of animals in need.

On Saturday, May 2, animal lovers are invited to participate in Furry Scurry by sleeping in or getting up early and doing things like taking a walk around the block, going for a hike or jogging on the treadmill. No matter how people choose to participate, they can feel good knowing they’re helping homeless pets and horses in the community.

“Animals need us now more than ever,” said Dr. Apryl Steele, president and CEO of the Dumb Friends League. “We have been a safety net for than a million pets since 1910, and we take this responsibility seriously, especially during these challenging times.”

Registration is $45 for adults and $25 for children 12 and younger. Registered participants will receive a T-shirt, printable bib, access to a virtual marketplace with exclusive offers from sponsors and vendors and access to a post-event party where participants can pick up their T-shirts and fundraising incentives and celebrate Furry Scurry on a future date once people can safely gather.

On event-day, Saturday, May 2, participants will be encouraged to take part in interactive contests and engage with the Dumb Friends League through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by sharing photos and videos of their virtual walks.

Visit to register today or to learn more about the event.

The 2020 Furry Scurry is made possible by our community partners, including Presenting Sponsor Hill’s Pet Nutrition, and lead sponsors Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard and PetFirst Pet Insurance.

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