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RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2018

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by May Cross (subscribe)
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Animal lovers unite
Here is something that will make you PAWS for thought. Each year over 10,000 Brisbanites and their dogs walk to support the RSPCA's biggest annual fundraiser. This year, the RSPCA Million Paws Walk is again at South Bank Parklands. Not in Brisbane? No worries. There are twenty walks across Queensland, so you can take your pick. To find one close to you, click here. Sign up today.

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An added incentive is that all proceeds go towards helping the animals in the RSPCA's care. A very worthwhile fundraiser - I'm sure all you animal lovers out there will agree with me. Did you know that the RSPCA relies on donations and community support to fund 99% of their annual costs? By supporting this event, you're helping to ensure they can continue to provide the best care to all creatures, not just dogs.

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Wily Will be Walking (image by May Cross)

All dogs great and small are welcome to walk with their owners (if they are vaccinated, friendly and socialised, for the comfort and security of all attending). No fur-baby? You are welcome to join in the fun, even if you don't have a dog to bring (or borrow a friend's).

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Lucy is Lucky to be Walking (image by May Cross)

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Redi is Ready to Walk

It is on Sunday 20th May from 8.30 am to 1 pm. This event is a great day out for the whole family featuring entertainment, competitions, delish food trucks, giveaways and heaps more to keep you and the kids entertained after the walk. There will be market stalls, live music, loads of food for you and your pets and new doggie products to test out. You will also find free veterinary check-ups at to ensure your beloved pooch is in the best shape.

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Pugsley is Panting to Go (image by May Cross)

It all kicks off with registrations from 8:30 am with the walk starting at 10 am and finishing at 1 pm. Meet at the Cultural Forecourt near the Brisbane Wheel. The South Bank walk is an easy 3.5km in distance. Please remember to bring some water for you and your four-legged friend(s).

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Meet near the Brisbane Wheel at South Bank (image by writer)

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Why? To have a fun day out with your pooch and support the RSPCA.
When: Sunday 20th May Time: 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
Where: Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
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