MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Animal Friends and the Morgantown Utility Board put together the festivities that had the pool full of canines and their human companions for six hours.
Kelley Owen, Veterinarian and board member of Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, was at the pool and enjoyed seeing so many people support the cause.
“This is one of our fundraisers. It is free, but we ask for donations at the door,” Owen said. “We normally make between $3,000-$5,000 on this every year.”
The money raised goes toward taking animals
out of kill shelters and putting them in the Animal Friends Adoption Center, where they spay/neuter them and take care of critical medical care for the animals.
Only half way through the day, there were already 180 people and 188 dogs who had come through the pool gates…