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The K9 Clean Up Event

Written by: Sarah Burgess

The K9CleanUp fund-raiser takes place on 27th – 30th August 2021, and was set up Becky Baker, founder of K9 Nation. She had the idea for a dog-walk litter pick after her three-year-old cockapoo Buddy trod on some glass and has now expanded it into a nationwide event.

Becky explained “After Buddy cut his paw, I wanted to do something and had the idea of getting other dog owners to join me, then had the idea to fundraise too. We wanted to give dog owners the chance to take part in something that can really make a difference to the surroundings where we live, as well as helping dogs.”

Ways to get involved

1. Post a Selfie

Grab a picture taking part in a #K9cleanup walk, post it on social media, and see what others in the community have done!

2. Invite Others

The more people that take part, the bigger the impact! Invite your friends and family, and their dogs, to pick up litter on their walks.

3. Order a Clean Up Kit

Donate to K9 nation’s chosen charity, Support Dogs, and receive their K9 Clean Up Kit to help you with your #K9Cleanup walks.

4. Organise Your Own Local K9 Clean Up Event

Why notet people in your area together for a local K9 Clean Up event? Register your event with K9 Nation and they will send you some K9 Nation Clean up kits, and the K9 Clean Up 2021 T-shirt, to get you started.

5. Set Up A Sponsored K9 Clean Up

Get the kids involved and raise some money for the charity Support Dogs. Set up a Just Giving page and get sponsors for a #K9Cleanup event. If you raise over £50 K9 Nation will send you a Support Dog teddy.

K9Nation is brings the community of dog owners together with dog-friendly businesses. Dog owners can use the K9 App to find helpful information and advice, highly recommended services and products for their dogs and a community of other dog owners for support and friendship.

Find out more about the K9 Clean Up here: https://k9nation.dog/k9cleanup/#k9cleanup2021

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