Photo by Beau Bearden.
Lisa Snyder knew after one trip to the Hualapai Mountains that it would be the perfect location for a dog walk and festival. The operations manager at Western Arizona Humane Society-Kingman used to host a similar event at another shelter, but it didn’t have the appealing scenery.
“I just moved here less than a year ago and I went up to the Hualapais just to see what it is like,” Snyder said. “I thought, ‘oh my gosh, this would be such a cool place.’ It’s going to be nice in the summer, and it just kind of fell together.”
The inaugural Howlin in the Hualapais event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Hualapai Mountain Park, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Road, and will feature craft and retail vendors along with opportunities to vaccinate and license your pets.
Those on the fence about adopting a pet can make the decision easier by borrowing one.
“You take that dog on the walk and at the end of it, we’ll be there with an adoption packet,” Snyder said. “Because after you’ve taken the dog for a walk in the woods, you’re going to want to take it home with you.” For those who already have pets, there will be a number of different costume…
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