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Canines for the Cure, Texas Agility Shootout raises record $42,000!
Did you know cancer is the number one cause of death in dogs over 2? Over 266 handlers and 383 dogs competed in the Texas Agility Shoot-Out to raise over $42,000 for Canine Cancer Research. Together, We are the Cure!
Did you know cancer is the number one cause of death in dogs over 2? One in three dogs will be diagnosed with cancer, and fifty-percent of those will die. The 2010 Shoot-Out fully funded a research grant for Hemangiosarcoma.
On August 13-14, The WATT Arena welcomed over 266 handlers and 383 dogs, with competitors coming from as far as Sherwood, AR. The Memorial Wall for dogs lost to cancer had 44 heart-felt memorials accompanied by video of all the dogs in remembrance. The oldest competitor was 15 years and 6 months and the youngest pup was 1 year and 7 days.
Once again the Texas sized raffle delivered with over 200 prizes raising over $5,700.
Special Thank you to Ivey Photography, who captured the spirit and essence of the Shoot-Out: http://www.txagilityshootout.com
Keep watch for a 2012 date, and please contact us if you would like to be involved.
Thank you to everyone that donated, volunteered and competed, The Shoot-Out cannot do it with out you!
Together, We are the Cure