Yancey Humane Society's "Tails on Trails" Human & Canine Hike
Tails on Trails is back! This hike will be a downtown Burnsville Stroll on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 9:00am. Yancey County Humane Society's Tails on Trails is a new human/canine hiking program. Tails on Trails matches hikers with a YHS animal shelter canine buddy. They plan 2 hikes per month. The debut Tails on Trails hike was held on October 21st. and was a huge success. This is a great way for you to enjoy the outdoors while providing the shelter dogs an opportunity to burn off some energy, have fun and a get a taste of life outside of the shelter. Interested hikers must email hike leader Lynn Broadway at firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register for the hike. The number of dogs available for the hike is limited! Lynn will email you back with a conformation and additional information. You may also call the shelter at 682-9510 for information. Hikers will meet at the animal shelter at 9:00am to choose a hiking companion, sign a release form and receive basic orientation. Dogs must be transported in each hiker's personal car. Please do not bring your personal dogs. No children under 16 will be allowed to handle a dog; however they are welcome to come if accompanied by an adult. Children between 16 and 18 will be allowed to handle a dog; however an adult must accompany them on the hike. Each hiker must clean up after the dog they are walking. The hike leader will provide waste bags to hikers. It is anticipated hikers will arrive back at the shelter by 11:30am.