By Cathy Elelman • 07 November 2019 • 9:30
BREATHER: Walkers and dogs having a rest
CREDIT: Liz Carey
The Animal Protection Society Albox charity walk raised over €500 for the charity.
The walkers and their dogs met at the Rosaleda Hotel in Arboleas and completed a five-kilometre circular walk on a scenic, but not overly taxing route led by David Ridyard. A water stop halfway provided a refreshing rest for everyone.
There were a huge variety of dogs, with some of the smallest having the biggest of personalities.
Event organiser Margaret Ridyard was delighted with the number of people who turned out to take part in the walk, despite the wind. She thanked all the volunteers who helped and all the participants, some of whom had raised large amounts through sponsorship.
Jack raised the most and walked proudly with his owner Maggie.
APSA also ran a raffle and thanked local businesses The Corner Shop, Harrisons and Total Entertainment for donating prizes.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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