Service Dogs Trick or Treat for donations


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Posted Online: Oct. 10, 2012, 8:18 am
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Press release submitted by Mary Kiolbasa

Viking Pups and QC CAN will be trick-or-treating in the Quad Cities during Trick-or-Treating times (Davenport Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5-8 p.m., Bettendorf, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., and Rock Island/Moline, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m.) for donations, including new or gently used dog items, such as leashes, buckle collars, food/water bowls, medium/large/XL dog crates, grooming items, unopened dog food or treats, and even monetary donations.

Viking Pups will deliver flyers to houses (the flyer is attached) and then go trick-or-treating with our service dogs in training in their costumes!

Please email me with any questions or if you are interested covering this story (prior to the event, during, or after). Thanks for your time!




















 




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