Dogs Unite Sponsored Dog Walk

Dogs Unite Sponsored Dog Walk

Dogs Unite Sponsored Dog Walk is an annual event in Blackpool in support of Guide Dogs. It’s an amazing night with your four legged friend under the Blackpool Illuminations

Normal fundraising opportunities have been greatly restricted in 2020. At this time of the year volunteers would usually be preparing for the sponsored walk through the lights. This year it won’t be possible.

But instead you can join the virtual dog walk and virtual dog show!

2020 Virtual Glo-Walkies

4 September – 9 October

See you dog on the Giant Screens for the first month of the Blackpool Illuminations!

Dogs Unite Sponsored Dog Walk
Join Glo Walkies instead of the usual Dogs Unite Sponsored Dog Walk

Tickets £10, £5 and £1 from on behalf of Guide Dogs

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Local businesses that have supported us have kindly offered the use of their large screens.

  • For a donation of £10 you can have:
  • a photo of your fur baby displayed until the end of October
  • and free entry into the virtual dog show.
  • For a donation of £5 you can:
  • enter the virtual dog show which is held online.

Remember the 2019 event?

Seems a lifetime ago, doesn’t it! Here’s what you did in 2019…

There is one walk route, with three distances that can be chosen on the day. Walk one of these routes:
– North Pier to Central Pier and back = 1 mile
– North Pier to Sandcastle and back = 3.2 miles
– Carlton Hotel to Sandcastle and back = 4.2 miles

Dog Show categories include:

  • Cutest puppy
  • Prettiest bitch
  • Most handsome dog
  • Best fancy dress
  • Beast sausage catcher
  • Best rescue
  • The best veteran (8+)
  • Best trick – and more!

To enter costs just £1 per class, or £5 to enter as many as you wish.

Plus, there’s FREE parking in the Houndshill and Sandcastle from 5pm. Find out how to claim your free parking offer when you get your registration pack.

Enter here

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