Cancer is the leading cause of death in the dogs over the age of 1.   By participating in and fundraising for this walk, you can help increase Morris Animal Foundation’s capacity to invest in science that will help prevent and treat cancer and other diseases in dogs.

Morris Animal Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies that advance the health of companion animals, horses and wildlife. Since its founding in 1948, the Foundation has invested over $103 million in more than 2,500 studies that have led to significant breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments and preventions to benefit animals worldwide.

 

Your Stories

  • Nancy Dearolf of Knoxville Tennessee is all too familiar with canine cancer. As long time participants in the Knoxville Canine Cancer Walks, Nancy and her wife Paula organized Team Ripley in memory of their amazing pug, Ripley.

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  • Barbee Gennerman remembers the shock of learning that her golden retriever Riley had cancer. “I knew dogs got cancer,” said Barbee. “You just think it will never happen to your dog.

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  • Like so many other K9 Cancer Walk participants, Pat has felt the heartbreak of losing a beloved pet to cancer, as well as other diseases and some simply to old age.

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