Raising funds for the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) can be fun and healthy. Friends of RCHS are hosting a "5K Walk for the Animals" on Sunday, Aug. 22, at the Northeast Primary School, 117 Temple St. in Rutland, just off Woodstock Avenue. Sign in begins at noon.

Walk with or without a dog and join the fun! All well mannered dogs are welcome but must be on leashes. There is no registration fee but if you'd like to help raise funds for the homeless animals in Rutland County please consider getting people or businesses to sponsor your walk.

Sponsor sheets are available at the RCHS shelter or at www.rchsvt.org. The more walkers the better so consider getting a group of family, friends and co-workers to join you. Prizes will be awarded to those walkers who raise the most money. Raffle prizes and vendors, too.


2 year old. Neutered Male. German Shepherd mix.

I am a big, goofy guy who wants to be in on the action and really likes people. I know Sit, Shake and Sit Pretty. If yours is an active family where being outdoors is high on the list of priorities and you like dogs, I'd fit in beautifully.


3 year old. Spayed Female. Beagle.

I am a friendly Beagle who should be able to fit into a variety of families with kids 10 and over. I have no known history with other animals but I am peacefully interested in other animals here at the shelter so living with 4-legged siblings shouldn't be a problem. I am a Beagle so a fenced in yard will really help me get the exercise I need or lots and lots of long leash walks.


2 year old. Spayed Female. Standard Rabbit.

Hipty-Hop-Hipty-Hop...What a happy bunny I am. It is important for my new family to know that I need a large play area so that I can stretch and run around. I look forward to my banana treat each day and don't forget my fresh alfalfa. When you stop by for a visit a carrot would be a nice treat.


2 year old. Neutered Male. Domestic Short Hair Black and White.

I came to the shelter as a stray with a pretty badly injured tail. I did have my tail amputated and am ready to move on with life. I have a great personality with lots of energy and affection to give my new family.

Beth Saradarian

Director of Outreach and Special Events

Rutland County Humane Society

802-483.9171 ext. 217


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