RAPID CITY, S.D. — Dog lovers received to spend some high quality time with their pets on the annual K9-3K and Carnival at The Humane Society of the Black Hills on Saturday.
The occasion began with the run, then shifted to a canine judging contest the place the K9s had been judged by members of the Rapid City Rush for waggiest story, greatest smile and greatest costume.
The $10 registration charge, together with funds from a raffle and Paws-a-Thon miles problem, all went in direction of serving to out the humane society — which serves round 5,000 animals a 12 months.
With this being the fourth 12 months of the occasion, humane society officers say that whereas it helps elevate cash for his or her trigger, it’s additionally an indication of the good-natured enjoyable that goes on throughout the group.
“It’s taking a while to construct it up a little bit bit and it’s simply getting higher, however I feel the individuals take pleasure in it as a result of we care about our canine,” mentioned Jerry Steinley, the chief director of the Humane Society of the Black Hills. “We care about community and it’s simply type of a time to share all that after which now we have some enjoyable issues occurring right here.”
As a reminder, the humane society is all the time searching for extra volunteers and donations to help its trigger.