Dog lovers are spoiled for choices at this time of year, it seems, as there are doggie events scheduled almost every weekend around Cayman. Last weekend, it was the Humane Society’s Furball and PAWS in the Sand, and on Sunday it’s the CARE K9 5K Dog Jog.

Cute canines will put paws to the pavement, along with their owners, to support Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts (CARE) at the annual Dog Jog. It’s always a very social event, and allows dogs and humans to get some extra exercise.

If you do not have a dog of your own, consider taking a dog looking for a foster or forever home. You never know – you may help a deserving animal find the owner of its dreams.

The Dog Jog always has a great turnout.
The Dog Jog always has a great turnout.

The Dog Jog starts at 7:30 a.m. in Camana Bay, and the route follows a scenic double loop through the Town Centre with the start and finish point between 62 Forum Lane and 89 Nexus Way. This event is sponsored by BritCay Insurance to help continuing efforts to offer free community spay and neutering programs.

Registration is available online or on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Observation Tower in Camana Bay. The cost is $20, and includes a T-shirt (while supplies last), finish line snacks and dog biscuits, as well as entry into a random prize draw.

Late registration will be accommodated on the day of the event between 6:45 and 7:15 a.m.

The top male and female runners will receive prizes from Blackbeard’s Liquor. The top male and female with a canine companion are eligible to win prizes from Must Love Dogs.

Interested participants can contact 938-2273 or [email protected] for more information.

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