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Sixth Annual Whisker Walk for Animal Welfare in Lancaster

Animal Shelter, Inc., presents the sixth annual Whisker Walk, a leisurely, one-mile stroll on shaded, flat, grassy trails with pet owners and their well-behaved dogs, on June 9, at the fairgrounds in Lancaster. This free event includes opportunities to meet and learn about more than 100 animal welfare organizations and pet-related vendors while supporting animal welfare groups throughout New England.

Pet owners and animal lovers can walk the 50-acre fairgrounds, browse exhibits and vendors, enjoy entertainment, support animal shelters and rescue groups, and learn about pets that are waiting for adoption. The family-friendly event also features demonstrations, educational programs, special attractions, product giveaways, auctions and raffles, and food and merchandise for both people and pets.

Location: Lancaster Fairgrounds, Rte. 117, in Lancaster. For more information, call 978-422-8585 or visit