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Brunswick Area Responsible K-9 Owners (B.A.R.K.) is asking for your Support!

Pictured above: 8th Annual Strutt Your Mutt walk

Your invited to join B.A.R.K. for the 11th Annual Strutt Your Mutt dog walk in Southport North Carolina, September 12th 2009 at Franklin Square Park. There will be many fun activities for the whole family to join in on the fun. Registration starts at 9 AM, Strutt Your Mutt dog walk begins at 9:30 AM. The cost is $15.00 per dog to walk and the first 50 walkers will receive a souvenir T-Shirt and dog related items. Extra T-Shirts will be on sale for $15.00 each. All proceeds will be used to fund a Brunswick county dog park and purchases for pet food dealing with the Meals On Wheels 4 Pets Program in Brunswick county. To become a sponsor for this year's Strutt Your Mutt, the minimum donation is $50.00. You will receive a T-Shirt with your company name printed on the back. Contact B.A.R.K. at The deadline for sponsorships is August 28, 2009.

B.A.R.K. Mission


To educate and promote responsible pet ownership as well as to aid and assist pet owners in need. B.A.R.K. was established in May 1997. We are a non-profit (501 C-3) organization located in Brunswick county, North Carolina. Donations to B.A.R.K. are tax deductible and will be used for purchasing pet food for the Meals On Wheels 4 Pets in Brunswick county. We will gladly accept unopened bags of dog and cat food. Members of our Pet Therapy Program visit local nursing homes and hospitals to bring comfort and joy to the residents. Our program is certified with Therapy Dogs, Inc. Our Children's Education Program is sponsored by the AKC Canine Ambassador Program.

Monthly Meetings

B.A.R.K. holds monthly meetings on the first Thursday or each month at 7 PM. Meetings are located at Canine Academy, 1020 Old Ocean Hwy, Bolivia, NC 28422. For more information, call (910) 253-7723. B.A.R.K. members bag and distribute pet food to the 4 Seniors Center in Brunswick county. The cat and dog food is the delivered by Meals On Wheels volunteers.


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Want to help more? Be a sponsor! A minimum donation of $50.00 per sponsor will help offset the cost of the T-shirts.  B.A.R.K. will thank all of our sponsors by printing their logo on the back of the T-shirts.


For more information and sponsorship contact Lorretta at Canine Academy (910) 253-7723 or

Lorretta S. Pyeatt
President B.A.R.K.

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