Walk Your Dog With Scooby Doo & Cesar Millan! Win a Scooby Doo Prize Pack (Ends 9/30)

This post may start out by offending some people. And for that I truly am sorry. But… well, I’m a dog person. Always was, and always will be. Cats? Well, personally I think they’re kind of jerks. There, I said it. Yes, they can be cute, and cuddly if they WANT to be. But if not, well, they’ll just hiss, scratch and bite their way out of your lap.

Dogs are loyal to a fault. They’ll greet you at the door with a smile and a tail wag every single time. Sure, there may also be a few “accidents” here and there, but hey, cats go to the bathroom in the house all the time, too. They just happen to have a litter box, is all.

Anyways, I don’t currently have a dog because Jason’s a bit scared of them. Plus there’s the whole responsibility and money part of it. I hope to get one in the next few years though, as Allie and I love dogs, and Ryan really wants one. I had a Shih-Tzu growing up called Muffin (yes, he was a he, and I had nothing to do with his name), and he really was my best friend. In short, dogs just rule!

So if you’re in the Washington D.C. area (or want to take a trip), there’s a wonderful fund-raiser happening on September 29. Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Scooby-Doo are teaming up with the dog whisperer himself Cesar Millan for the second annual National Family Pack Walk.

Designed to promote a dog-friendly community, the largest pack walk ever will feature family-friendly activities and appearances by Cesar Millan and Scooby-Doo. All proceeds from the event support the Millan Foundation’s efforts to improve the quality of life for dogs everywhere.

Event will feature a 1.5-mile pack walk around the National Mall and Memorial Parks and a Family Expo with a Scooby-Doo reading lounge and screening room, gaming room, photo booth, scavenger hunt, arts & crafts, pet adoptions, dog agility demonstrations, off-leash dog play yards, training tips & tricks meet-and-greet with Scooby-Doo costume characters, and more!

It looks like a really fun day for the family, friends, kids, and especially dogs! Any organization that helps improve the quality of lives for dogs, is okay in my book and deserves all the help it can get. So please sign up to participate, or at the very least, show up to offer your support!

Saturday, September 29, 2012  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
8 a.m. Registration and check-in opens
10 a.m. Pack Walk begins
11 a.m. Expo Begins
3 p.m. Event concludes

National Mall
12th Street and Jefferson Drive
Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Cesar will probably be doing more shouting than whispering as he heads up the 2nd annual National Family Pack Walk!

Register for the 2012 National Family Pack Walk

Win a Scooby-Doo Pack Walkers Prize Pack

Includes: 2 Scooby-Doo pails, 1 Scooby handkerchief, and 1 Scooby-Doo water bottle

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks so much to WB Consumer Products, Cesar Millan and Scooby-Doo himself for hosting a wonderful event and for sponsoring this giveaway!

Giveaway ends on September 30, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be chosen at random and announced on this site. Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. The Winner will be notified by email and has 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen.

The featured product was offered as a prize in exchange for my honest opinions. The thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own and in no way were influenced by the company providing the product.
41 Responses
  • Roberta Horn
    September 30, 2012

    I think dogs are cool because they love you no matter what!

  • jennifer j
    September 30, 2012

    because having a dog keeps you healthy!

  • Noreen
    September 30, 2012

    The puppy love

  • Harolde
    September 30, 2012

    Dogs are cool because you can teach them tricks.

  • Amy DeLong
    September 30, 2012

    cute/cuddly,fun to play with,could go on forever!

  • amy deeter
    September 30, 2012

    they are cute animals

  • Jennifer Harriman
    September 30, 2012

    I love how much you an tell dogs love their owners, they give their all!

  • Shemp DeYoung (@ShempGames)
    September 30, 2012

    My dog is a complete nutball. Whenever anybody lays down and tries to sleep, she puts her face on their nose.

  • Priscilla Benavides
    September 30, 2012

    I think dogs are cool because they are the cutest animal and they are so lovable and loyal.

  • Ellie W
    September 30, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they love you unconditionally.

  • christine jessamine
    September 29, 2012

    i love that you can communicate with them to do tricks. they are fun to play with

  • Jennifer M
    September 29, 2012

    Dogs are loyal and will actively play with you, in addition to being crime deterrents.

  • Karen
    September 29, 2012

    Because they love you more than they love themselves. Dogs rock.

  • Deborah Cartwright
    September 29, 2012

    That is super cute! Why are dogs cool? Hmm so many reasons…unconditional love, companionship! I love my dog, and cant imagine my life without her!! She also watches True Blood with me on Sunday nights during the season!!!

  • Valerie Taylor Mabrey
    September 29, 2012

    They are cool because they truly love their owners!

  • Daniel m
    September 29, 2012

    you can teach them tricks, unlike cats who’ll just ignore you

  • Emily
    September 28, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they’re super loyal and funny
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  • Stephanie
    September 25, 2012

    They understand our feelings better than humans most of the time. Unconditional love.

  • Carrie at In the Hammock Blog
    September 24, 2012

    dogs are so cute and fun 🙂
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  • jodi a
    September 23, 2012

    unconditional love

  • Tamar
    September 23, 2012

    they are loyal and form the greatest bonds

  • JoeyfromSC
    September 23, 2012

    I love dogs because they are loyal and as cliche as it sounds, they are man’s best friend:) lol

    They also don’t make my allergies act up the way cats do haha

  • Wehaf
    September 21, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they are loyal, kind, and true. And hilarious!

  • Suzanne M
    September 20, 2012

    She is always eagerly waiting by the door when I come home with more than enough love to give!

  • Kathleen Downes
    September 20, 2012

    I love dogs because no matter what is going on they love you.

  • renee walters
    September 20, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they love us unconditionally. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!

  • Brandy Wilmoth
    September 19, 2012

    Dogs are always there for you no matter what! Most cats don’t come when you call them LOL

  • clare rey
    September 19, 2012

    all dogs follow the rules unlike people

  • Ruben Ramos
    September 19, 2012

    Loyal, protective, and gives you welcome back which cats never do

  • Steph
    September 19, 2012

    I think dogs are cool because they our best friends who are always there for us, not matter what.

  • amy marantino
    September 17, 2012

    two words: unconditional love

  • Janet F
    September 17, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they love us unconditionally.

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  • Jennifer Reed
    September 17, 2012

    Dogs are cool because of their “I don’t care who sees me chase my tail” attitude.

  • Dave
    September 16, 2012

    Yeah, my oldest is wary around dogs, too … what can you do? Cool contest, though!

  • Tina Bartunek
    September 16, 2012

    Because they love me even if I’m in sweatpants and a t-shirts!

    • Andrew
      September 17, 2012

      Hah! Great answer!

  • crystal allen
    September 16, 2012

    dogs are cool because they can swim and they love you unconditionaly. thanks

  • Robert Pyszk
    September 16, 2012

    I love big dogs because you can play rough with them, throw the ball and Frisbee it’s fun

  • Jenna Parsons
    September 16, 2012

    Dogs are cool, because of their loyalty and big hearts 🙂

  • Diana Stanhope
    September 16, 2012

    Dogs are cool because they really are your best friend. My dogs are always game for whatever and they are always happy to see me! I love my furbabies.

  • Alison
    September 16, 2012

    I think dogs are so dang cool.. because they fetch balls. LOL.
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