“Fun”draiser to Benefit DoGood Chattanooga

The Mutt Strut is a dog- and family-friendly event for all two- and four- legged participants on Saturday, December 5th.

This event coincides with the Main x 24 Christmas celebration and the Downtown Starlight Parade and will consist of two walks to raise donations to benefit DoGood Chattanooga, an advocacy group of volunteers working with the city to promote responsible dog ownership and to open public areas to be more accessible to dogs.

Registration

All walkers are asked to donate at least $15 p/dog which includes admission into both the afternoon and evening Mutt Strut. The first 100 registered will receive a DoGood Chattanooga t-shirt. Everyone is asked to dress themselves and their pooch in festive Christmas attire!

Afternoon Parade: Mainx24 Celebration

Registration will take place from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel with a Yappy Hour, festive K-9 costumes and tasty $1 hot chocolate.

At 10:30, all walkers will line up to begin the Mutt Strut from the Choo Choo Hotel to Rossville Avenue for the Main x 24 Christmas Parade.

At 11:00 all owners and their festively dressed K-9s will walk together in the Main x 24 Christmas parade and participate in the Christmas celebration. Following the parade Mutt Strut participants are welcome to visit the Church on Main Street for free photos with Santa Paws.

Evening Parade: Starlight Parade

Registration will take place from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel with a Yappy Hour, festive K-9 costumes and tasty $1 hot chocolate.

At 5:30, all walkers will line up to begin the Mutt Strut from the Choo Choo Hotel to the Market Street area for the Starlight Christmas Parade.

At 6:00 all owners and their festively dressed K-9s will walk together in the Starlight Christmas parade and participate in the Christmas celebration.

About DoGood Chattanooga

The group of volunteers is looking to grow it’s membership and gain a strong following of responsible dog owners to spread the message of downtown dog ettiquitte in order to gain access to public spaces such as the Walnut Street Bridge and the River Walk.

After working with the city to open Ross’ Landing to dogs, DoGood Chattanooga is now focusing on the Walnut Street Bridge to re-open after renovations as a dog-friendly space.

Websites with more information

Registration and merchandise
http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb821498686

Information
www.themuttstrut.com

Social networking
Twitter.com/dogoodchatt
Facebook.com/dogfriendlychattanooga

Press contact:
Gretchen Moore
gmoore3883@gmail.com