Dog About Town: Walks, Parties and More Pooch-friendly Things to Do

Help out the DFW Humane Society by taking your four-legger for a walk Saturday during this year's Wag, Walk & Roll on the Campion Trail in Irving. Participate anytime between 9 and 11 a.m. starting at Java Me Up, 401 Cimarron Trail, #150. Walk on your own or with a team, and you can even walk a shelter dog. There will also be music, vendors and prizes. $25 for walkers, free if you just want to check out the vendors and available dogs. Register at can also stroll for a good cause during Apollo Support and Rescue's third annual Paws in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Parks at Town Center in Keller, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway. Along with a fundraising walk at 2, there will be vendors, food trucks, doggy demos and a kids corner with activities and prizes. The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection will offer low-cost vaccinations from noon to 2. $30 for the walk, with discounts for couples and families. on the schedule•Second Chance SPCA will celebrate its 12th birthday with treats for all from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday on the pooch-friendly patio at Hub Streat, 1212 14th St. in Plano. If you write "SCSPCA" on your receipt, they'll receive a percentage of the total.•Two-legged spectators are welcome at the United States Dog Agility Association's Spring Trial, which the Dallas Agility Working Group (DAWG) is hosting Saturday and Sunday at Myers Park & Event Center in McKinney, 7117 County Road 166. Classes will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude midafternoon each day. There will be a Veterans Parade during the midday break Saturday for agility dogs ages 9 and older, age 7 for giant breeds, who have retired or are still competing. Admission is free.  Continue reading...

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