Calling all dog lovers and owners! It’s time to put your best paws forward and register your adorable furry friends for Woof-a-thon 2017! Back by popular demand, there is no better way to spend a paw-fect Saturday afternoon at the second pet walkathon by the Singapore Heart Foundation, which continues to advocate the cardiovascular benefits associated with walking your dogs.
More than just being man’s best friend, dogs are also our heart’s best allies. Studies have shown that pet ownership, particularly a dog, helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases, as people with dogs are more engaged in physical activities like walking. Pet ownership also aids in lowering blood pressure, cholesterol levels and incidence of obesity. Furthermore, the emotional bond owners feel towards their pets, reduces their reaction to stress and lowers their resting heart rate.
At Woof-a-thon 2017, there will be an exciting line-up of activities such as basic health screenings for your dog; educational talks, contests, pet photo booths, a fashionista parade (best dressed dog with a touch of red) and a special Meet and Greet session with Cesar’s Recruit: Asia Semi-finalist from Season 1, Stephanie Keong. The full details of the event is as follow:
Register Your Furry Friends Today!
Register now to walk alongside other dog-loving individuals and celebrate the joys that your furry friend has brought to you and your heart. For a $15 registration fee per pet, you and your dog will be able to take part in the 2km ‘Buddy Walk’.
What About Folks Without Pets?
If you do not own any pets, fret not – you can still put on your walking shoes and stride towards a healthier heart. Enjoy an active and fun-filled day out with your family and friends, at no cost! (Registration is not required for humans)
Nap time is over, so hurry and register now at www.myheart.org.sg/woof-a-thon today.