Bangor Area Dogs Bark for Life
Fighting Cancer is no walk in the park, but a bunch of dogs and their owners took a stroll today to fight the disease. Vendors, sponsors, and over 200 dogs participating in the Great Bangor Bark for Life.It’s similar to a Relay for Life, with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society, but this time man’s best friend can join in the cause. Last year, the event raised $21,000.Organizers say the animal can be a vital part during a cancer battle. Event Chair for the Greater Bangor Bark for Life, Lisa Eldridge, said, “If you think about it dogs are no longer dogs. They’re extended members of the family and they play such an important role in the support of cancer survivors and those battling cancer as a constant companion.”For more information, or to donate, held to Relayforlife.org/barkbangor.