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Join the Worcester County Humane Society for a walk on the Ocean City Boardwalk this weekend and help the homeless pets at the shelter.

The 18th Annual Boardwalkin' for Pets takes place Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to noon on the boards. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Form a team to raise money for the walk and receive prizes. There is a $25 minimum entry fee for individuals, and for teams, a $25 per team per member minimum.

Prizes will be awarded to the highest pledge earners, top individual and team. Enter contests and win prizes for largest dog, smallest dog, best dressed dog and best dog trick.

Refreshments provided by Harrison's Harbor Watch Restaurant and Layton's Family Restaurant 16th Street.

Don't have a dog to walk? "Adopt" a shelter dog for the event.  Arrangements must be made in advance by calling the shelter at 410-213-0146.

And don’t forget your feline friends! Bring a photo of your cat to the walk with your contact information written on the back.  A special prize basket will be awarded to the "cutest cat.”

The evening before the walk, a dinner and silent auction fundraiser will be held Friday at Adolfo's on the ocean (13th Street) from 4-9 p.m.

The dinner will include choice of spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmesan, chicken parmesan, side salad, fresh baked rolls, dessert, nonalcoholic beverage and gratuity. Tickets will be available at the door on the evening of the dinner for $30. Adolfo's will donate a percentage from every ticket purchased to the Worcester County Humane Society.

The dinner is family style seating with seatings at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. There will be  auction items to bid on ranging from $10 to $700.

For more information or to pre-register for the walk, visit   www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org/boardwalkin-for-pet or check out the Boardwalkin' for Pets facebook page.

IF YOU GO

What: 18th annual Boardwalkin’ for Pets

When: Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Ocean City Boardwalk

Info:www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org/boardwalkin-for-pet

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