Black Dog Appreciation Day and Black Dog Walk

Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love Ruff Love Rescue and Camp Bow Wow Charlotte are hosting this awesome event to promote awareness of Black dog Syndrome.

Our Free Family Event :
Black Dog Walk starts at 10am
We will have great vendors, rescue groups, FOOD TRUCKS and demonstrations.

Food trucks:
The Chrome Toaster & Sticks and Cones
Camp Bow Wow, Zoom Room, Carolina Pest Management, My Dog Flair, Pet Supplies Plus, NODA Bark & Board, LukEli K-9, Nana's Pet Sitting and Pet Safety and CPR, K-9 Coach, Melanie Galloway with Tumushu.
Ruff Love Foster Care Rescue, Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love, Family Addition, Carolina Hearts Aussie Rescue, Carolina PAWS, Richardson Rescue, Furever Angels, CMPD AC&C, Humane Society of Charlotte.

Free "Black is Beautiful" bandanas to the 1st, 300 dogs.

This year, we are collecting food & supplies for shelter animals.
So, bring along a bag of dog food or pet supplies for the donation table sponsored by McGrady, the Fabulous Deaf Dog, and Friends (

This event if open to EVERYONE!
No Dog? No Problem.
You do not have to have a Black Dog to join us-just bring your well behaved dog of any color.
You can also check out our rescue groups and find a new best friend.
Our message, is that we want to help Black Dogs find homes.

Here is the video from last fall:

Black Dog Syndrome is REAL but, we can change the odds.

The NBC Nightly news covered this event last year!!!

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    Our groomer will be there giving $5 nail trims and all proceeds are going to GDRL! Come on out and look for our green tent!

    May 2, 2014

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