Organised by Veternak & Zoologico Club of UPM, the Dogathon 2013 will be held at Bukit Ekspo, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang on 06 October 2013
Theme: STONE AGE ~ After 33,000 years, the man-canine bond never ends.
Date/Time : 06 October 2013, 6.30am - 2pm
Venue : Bukit Ekspo, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor.
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The Students\' Society of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (VETERNAK) and the Zoologico Club of University Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Serdang have joined forces to bring back the annual Dogathon. Themed \'The Stone Age\', the Dogathon Race in which owners and their dogs will run alongside each other in a 2.5km race. The event will have various booths that selling pet products and merchandise, an eating competition for you and and your dog, a treasure hunt and more fun activities for dogs and humans.
Funds raised from the event will be channeled to welfare project Pro-Kasih, a student-run organisation aimed at achieving control of the population of stray animals while raising awareness about our collective responsibility towards them.
These are some essential tips for those who are coming for the event this coming Sunday:
* bring enough drinking water, for both yourself and your dog(s)
* do not bring cats or other species of pets, as we cant guarantee their safety on the day
* bring your leash(es) for your dog(s)
* please bring newspapers/plastic bags, so as you may use them to pick up after your dogs
* bring your caps and sunblock, as it\'s gonna be a very sunshiny day!
* bring your camera, as there\'ll be picture perfect moments awaiting you
* don\'t forget to have some cash on hand, so as you may join the games, and win lots of fabulous prizes!
First event (the dog race) will start at 8.30 am. FREE physical examination of your doggies starts as early as 6.30am. Do come earlier and get yourself and your doggies well prepared.