Arthritis walk raises $95,000 for humans and canines

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By Simone Schramm Trimm – Valley of the Dogs Blog

The AnnualArthritis Walk for the San Fernando Valley took place Sunday, May 18 at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills. And as you know the event raised funds andawareness for humans as well as the canine species. Popular pet trainer and radio show host Warren Eckstein (rt in photo), served as honorary Dog Walk Chair. 

• The Annual Arthritis Walk for the San Fernando Valley raised $95,000
• More than 1,200 adults, children and dogs including people suffering from Arthritis in wheelchairs participated
• About 200 dogs of all breeds, mostly Golden Retrievers, walked this year 

“It’s great to be here with all of you today! I’m happy that the Arthritis Foundation has dog friendly walks – walking is not only good for humans but for our canines as well,” said Warren who hosts the popular radio show “The Pet Show” on KRLA 870 AM. 

Although the walk may be over the fight for arthritis awareness in dogs and other pets is not. Here is some information on diagnosing and treating your furry friend with ARFritis as it’s jokingly called in the link. However, arthritis is no laughing matter.. 

Here are some more photos. Looks like they had a great day!!