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Posted on: February 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate K9 Veterans Day at K9 Heroes Day with Pooch Pursuit 5K-2K on April 20, 2019


K9 Heroes Day with Pooch Pursuit 5K-2K is all about canine companions whether on the front line, in the line of duty or keeping their humans “in line”. Hanover County Parks and Recreation invites you and your canine to a “pawtastic” event, including a 5K run-2K walk, amazing demonstrations in the areas of command, protection, obedience and search and rescue, entertaining games and contests in the K9 Fun Zone. Activities will include the Dog-Gone Egg Hunt and Puppy Dash, K9 friendly vendors, pet adoptions and pet health information provided by the onsite veterinarian from Hanover Green Veterinary clinic.   

Bring your K9 running partner, the Pooch Pursuit 5K run-2K walk starts at 9:30AM and each registered participant in the 5K-2K will receive an event t-shirt and a pet friendly goodie bag. Awards (5K only) presented to the top finishers in both overall and by age group. Pre-registration and payment required for the Pooch Pursuit (, search “pooch”), $30 per runner, $15 per walker. Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

Plan to join us Saturday, April 20, 9:00AM to 1:00PM at Pole Green Park, 8996 Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville 23116. 

Event sponsored and supported by: Hanover Green Veterinary Clinic, A&J Training Solutions, Friends of Hanover Dog Parks, Edward Jones, Hanover Hounds K9 Search & Rescue and Richmond Window Corp.  

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