2011-05-22 Doggie Pedal Parade 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate release: May 21, 2011

Contacts: Barbara Ross 917.494.8164, barbaraross2@gmail.com
 
Judy Ross 917.405.1544

 

CYCLISTS AND THEIR DOGS BIKE TOGETHER IN THE TIME’S UP 4TH ANNUAL DOGGIE PEDAL PARADE 

Time’s Up! ride will highlight bicycles adapted to transport pets as well as the benefits of adopting homeless animals

On Sunday, May 22, 2011, bicyclists will use baskets and trailers to take their dogs (or any pets that can ride comfortably and safely) along for the ride in the 4th annual Time’s Up! Doggie Pedal Parade. Ride participants will ride their dogs in baskets and trailers attached to their bikes, listen to dog themed tunes playing on the "music bike", and end back at Washington Square Park for a party complete with free snacks and beverages for all.

WHAT: 4th annual Time's Up! Doggie Pedal Parade!

WHEN: Sunday, May 22rd, 2011

WHERE: 2:00 pm - Bike Ride, Washington Square Park, under the Arch
               3:00 pm - After Party & Adoption Event, Washington Square Park, near the dog run

WHY: The ride will highlight bicycles adapted to transport pets as well as the benefits of adopting homeless animals. Animal rescue groups will be there with dogs available for adoption.

VISUALS:  Excellent photo ops including dogs riding in baskets & trailers, rescued dogs wearing “adopt me" vests looking for homes and many colorful signs, including Adopt don't Shop.

For more information on the 2011 Doggie Pedal Parade CLICK HERE

For photos from past Doggie Pedal Parade rides CLICK HERE

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TIME'S UP! is a non-profit environmental group that has been using educational outreach and direct action for over 20 years to promote a more sustainable, green city.