Aurora – On Sunday, May 19th, the City of Aurora’s Park & Recreation Department and Freedom Greyhound Rescue of Aurora invite you to paw-ticipate in the 2013 BARK BONE-ANZA CHARITY DOG WALK sponsored by Purina Pro Plan’s Rally to Rescue.

The event is held at Tails and Trails Dog Park (adjacent to Sunny Lake Park) 841 Page Road in Aurora, Ohio  44202.  Hours are from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Cost: Free. The 2-mile Charity Dog Walk kicks off the event at 10am.  Registration $10/person (includes breakfast and pup pack).  Prizes awarded for top 3 pledges.  Pledges will be disbursed among participating rescue groups at the event.

Following the walk, the competition heats up for prizes in the Charity Dog Challenges including the Biscuit Bite Off (homemade dog treat contest), Country Western Costume Contest, Doggie Limbo, Tower of Temptation…and more! Dress up your pup and enter the All Breeds Fashion Show! Visit rescues and vendors!  Pet owners will enjoy letting their dogs romp in the one acre fenced dog pens. Please note – designated pens for large dogs (over 25 pounds) and small dogs (under 25 pounds). For more information, visit or email or call 330-562-0555,