Happy Hounds Dog Walk seeks sponsorships

After careful review of the applications received, two local nonprofit organizations have been selected as recipients of the funds raised from this year’s Happy Hounds Dog Walk. Criteria used to select grant recipients included service to Kent County and the ability to make the biggest impact with the funds raised at the walk. Girls on […]

Happy Hounds Dog Walk Seeks Sponsorships

After careful review of the applications received, two local non-profit organizations have been selected as recipients of the funds raised from this year’s Happy Hounds Dog Walk. Criteria used to select grant recipients included service to Kent County and the ability to make the biggest impact with the funds raised at the walk. Girls on […]

Non-profits invited to apply for proceeds

While most people are thinking about Memorial Day and the 4th of July, those of us organizing the Happy Hounds Dog Walk can’t stop thinking about Halloween as we begin planning for this year’s walk scheduled for Saturday October 27th. Last year’s walk was a huge success raising half of the funds needed for the […]

Dog park to be better than expected after $17,000 raised

DOG GONE GOOD DEAL—A group of residents who wanted a dog park in Rockford were given a year by the City to come up with the money. Apparently they are so good they did it all in one day. Pictured are city officials and organizers for the Happy Hounds Dog Walk with the giant Happy Hounds check.

Field to be enlarged, shelter included by BETH ALTENA     Happy Hounds Dog Walk organizers knew they were going to meet their goal of raising a minimum of $15,000 for a dog park in Rockford when, on the day of the walk, the registration line extended out the door of the Community Cabin. What they didn’t […]

Town goes to the hounds this Saturday

HAPPY HOUNDS—and happy owners who are excited about bringing a dog park to Rockford. Support the park by attending the Happy Hounds Dog Walk Saturday.

Contests, costumes, food, free stuff at dog walk by BETH ALTENA “It’s already a success. I just hope the dogs show up,” said organizer Tom VanderSloot, who is hoping for a big bow wow turnout this Saturday, Oct. 29 to the first Happy Hounds Dog Walk at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe Street […]