To raise money for Midcoast Humane, Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters is hosting its seventh annual Mutt Scrub on Saturday, July 27, at 22 McKown St. in Boothbay Harbor. More like a festival than a fundraiser, activities include dog-washing and grooming stations, pet-friendly games, and a silent auction, all taking place in a small park across from the store between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
While the focus of the day is on collecting donations to scrub dirty mutts, the Mutt Scrub is a small festival open to all. There will be plenty of competitions to participate in or simply spectate, like the incredibly popular and entertaining Doggie Talent Show where everyone can show off their dog’s adorable quirks and talents. Other activities include music with MC Meow Meow, several rounds of Doggie Musical Chairs, dog nail trimming, giveaways, and a silent auction with dozens of gifts donated from local shops as well as $1,000s in raffle prizes featuring gift certificates to local restaurants and service providers. All donations benefit Midcoast Humane.
Don't have a dog but want to participate? Don’t worry! For serious “awwwww” factor, Midcoast Humane will showcase adoptable shelter dogs at the Mutt Scrub. With your donation, event volunteers will suds up these adorable canines. And, if any of those pups interest you, maybe you’ll take one into your home!
Questions? Want to get involved? Interested in covering it for a story? Email MuttScrub@twosaltydogs.net or call Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters directly at 633-7387 and ask for Don Kingsbury. For more information including all the great raffle prizes please visit MuttScrub.org.
About Midcoast Humane: Once existing as two individual animal shelters, Midcoast Humane came together to be a bigger, better force for animals. Now, Midcoast Humane is one of the biggest shelters in the state of Maine, operating animal sheltering facilities in Brunswick and Edgecomb. Midcoast Humane provides care and second chances to 3,500 animals every year, and assist thousands more through our programming. Midcoast Humane is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving homeless and abandoned pets and helping Mainers find loving companions. We strive to enhance the human/animal bond in everything we do, and be a resource for pet owners and animal lovers in our communities, helping people become better caretakers and advocates for all of our animal friends through classes, camps, workshops, and collaboration with our knowledgeable staff people.
About Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters: Tucked in a corner of Boothbay Harbor, Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters specializes in Maine-made toys, treats, and items for dog and cat lovers. They were named Best Maine Pet Store by Downeast Dog News readers from 2013-2018, and won the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce's Business Improvement Award in 2016 for developing pet-centric resources in the community and its irreverently entertaining monthly newsletter The Salty Paws.